Nowadays, Japan supports a successful democracy. The first of its kind in East Asia. It has seen fast economic growth into the 1980s before stalling in the 1990s. Though, Japan is ethnically homogeneous and highly nationalistic.
1) Describe why Japan was capable to build a successful democracy.
2) Recognize the key differences between Japanese democracy and British and US democracy.
3) Describe whether you believe Japan's economic success led to increased democracy or whether a raise in democratic capacity led to raised economic performance.