GLOSSARY

factionalism

solidarity splintering into factional groups

tendency of LDP etc splitting into habatsu vs fusion cf atomisation

atomisation

of responsibility

tendency to creation of an anarchic mess of bureaucrat fiefs cf factionalism

JCP Japan Communist Party

founded 1922 suppressed pre 1945 nihon kyosanto

termed the one real ie non factionalised political party in Japan cf factionalism

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