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Urban Studies Research
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 692764, 14 pages
Research Article

Japan's Evolving Nested Municipal Hierarchy: The Race for Local Power in the 2000s

Department of Sociology, East Carolina University, 405A Brewster, MS 567, Greenville, NC 27858, USA

Received 8 October 2010; Accepted 10 December 2010

Academic Editor: Ben Derudder

Copyright © 2011 A. J. Jacobs. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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