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Found 287 articles associated to the institution Waseda University.
 
Interpreting the Osaka Mayoral Election through Tocqueville - Issues with Japanese Democracy
30-March-2012

In the Osaka mayoral election held on November 27 last year, the former Governor of Osaka Toru Hashimoto won an overwhelming victory over incumbent Kunio Hiramatsu.

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Tsunami Disaster Survey—Need for Recasting Disaster Prevention Plans Coastal Structures Not Enough for Protection
30-March-2012
 
Preserving the Remains in Areas Struck by the Tsunami -Applying the Aftermath of the Tragedy to Disaster Education and Enlightenment
30-March-2012

Although the people in the coastal areas there had the highest awareness of tsunamis in the nation, many of them could not run in time from the tsunami that far exceeded their expectations, reaching more than ten meters in height, claiming the lives of many victims, and leaving nothing but piles of rubble.

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The Nuclear Power Plant Accident and the Media: Did They Overcome the Imperial General Headquarters’ Announcement?
30-March-2012

On May 1st—some 50 days after the Eastern Japan Great Earthquake Disaster—we visited Kesennuma City in Miyagi Prefecture, which was severely affected by tsunamis, to conduct surveys and collect information on the earthquake disaster and the media.

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Coastal Industrial Complexes: Risks and Anti-seismic Measures - Blind Spots in Disaster Prevention for Earthquakes with a Tokyo Metropolitan Epicenter
30-March-2012

A vast expanse of land has been reclaimed along the coastal areas in Japan’s large urban areas, Tokyo Bay, Ise Bay, and Osaka Bay.

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