Komeito: Politics and Religion in Japan

November 21, 2014

U.S.-Japan Network for the Future Cohort III scholar Levi McLaughlin (North Carolina State University) is co-editor of the recently released Komeito:  Politics and Religion in Japan. The book includes a chapter by Dr. McLaughlin on “Electioneering as Religious Practice: A History of Sōka Gakkai’s Political Activities to 1970” as well as a chapter by another Cohort III scholar, Daniel Smith (Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, Harvard University), on “Party Ideals and Practical Constraints in Kōmeitō Candidate Nominations.”

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