Today, Japan supports a successful democracy. The first of its kind in East Asia. It has seen rapid economic growth into the 1980s before stalling in the 1990s. However, Japan is ethnically homogeneous and highly nationalistic.
1) Discuss why Japan was able to build a successful democracy.
2) Identify key differences between Japanese democracy and British & US democracy and
3) Discuss whether you believe Japan’s economic success led to increased democracy or whether an increase in democratic capacity led to increased economic performance.
Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims with examples from required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and properly cite any references