Democracy and Accountability
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)
|Allocation Type||Single-year Grants|
|Research Institution||Waseda University|
MAGARA Hideko Waseda University, Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Professor, 政治経済学術院, 教授 (50219292)
CHIBA Shin International Christian University, Division of Social Sciences, College of Liberal Arts, Professor, 教養学部社会科学科, 教授 (10171943)
OSHIMURA Takashi Aoyamagakuin University, School of International Politics, Economics, and Communication, Professor, 国際政治経済学部, 教授 (20169296)
FUKUDA Koji Waseda University, Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Professor, 政治経済学術院, 教授 (20165286)
IDO Masanobu Waseda University, Faculty of Education and Integrated Arts and Sciences, Professor, 教育総合科学学術院, 教授 (00232497)
|Project Period (FY)
2003 – 2006
Completed(Fiscal Year 2006)
|Budget Amount *help
¥14,600,000 (Direct Cost : ¥14,600,000)
Fiscal Year 2006 : ¥1,400,000 (Direct Cost : ¥1,400,000)
Fiscal Year 2005 : ¥4,700,000 (Direct Cost : ¥4,700,000)
Fiscal Year 2004 : ¥4,700,000 (Direct Cost : ¥4,700,000)
Fiscal Year 2003 : ¥3,800,000 (Direct Cost : ¥3,800,000)
|Keywords||accountability / the quality of democracy / comparative politics / political philosophy / international politics / international public policies / Japanese politics / EU|
By inviting three leading political scientists from the US and Europe, the project started as an international study group focusing on the notion of democratic accountability, one of the most fashionable themes in today's political studies. The project organized three international conferences at Waseda University. The final outcomes of all the project members are collected in Hideko Magara, eds., Democracy and Accountability, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B), March 2007, which includes the following papers :
P.Schmitter "Political Accountability in Real-Existing Democracies : Meaning and Mechanisms"
S.Chiba "Democratic Accountability of the Late Modern State : Legitimacy Crisis and War Responsibility"
T.J.Pempel "Regionalizing the Developmental State : Political and Economic-Accountability in Northeast Asia"
T.Oshimura, "Globalization and Fragmented Accountability in Japan : The Early 1990s to the Koizumi Administration"
K.Fukuda "Accountability on the Food Safety Policy in the European Union and Japan"
M.Golden "Some Puzzles of Political Corruption in Modern Advanced Democracies"
M.Ido "Big Bang and the Production Regime : Historical Origin of Unaccountable Corporate Governance in Italy and Japan
H.Magara "Economic Growth and Democratic Accountability : Coordinated Market Economies, Party Polarization in OECD Countries"
Research Products (22results)