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Contemporary government of Japan

Theodore McNelly

Contemporary government of Japan

by Theodore McNelly

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Published by Allen & U. in London .
Written in English


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  This provoked a public relations disaster for Japan and publication of a letter by a group of US-based historians (including eminent scholars such as Carol Gluck and Sheldon Garon) expressing “dismay at recent attempts by the Japanese government to suppress statements in history textbooks both in Japan and elsewhere about the euphemistically. Synopsis This book sheds light on the changing nature of contemporary Japan by decoding a range of political, economic and social boundaries. With a focus on the period following the inauguration of Prime Minister Koizumi Junichirō, the book grows out of a recognition that, with the Koizumi administration playing a more proactive role internationally and moving ahead with deregulation and the.

This book explores social movements and political activism in contemporary Japan, arguing that the Fukushima nuclear accident marks a decisive moment, which has led to an unprecedented resurgence in social and protest movements and inaugurated a new era of civic engagement.   Everybody knows Japan is in crisis. The biggest problems it faces – sinking economy, aging society, sinking birthrate, radiation, unpopular and seemingly powerless government – present an overwhelming challenge and possibly an existential threat. Less fateful but closer to home is a tangle of smaller worries and anxieties, of which.

In Japan occupied Manchuria, and in it launched a full-scale invasion of China. Japan attacked US forces in - triggering America's entry into World War II - and soon occupied much of East and Southeast Asia. After its defeat in World War II, Japan recovered to become an economic power and an ally of the US. Determined that Japan should not share China's fate, and convinced that modernization depended on abolishing the feudal order, a group of middle-ranking samurai overthrew the military government of the Shôgun in and set Japan peaceably on a course of radical modernization perhaps unparalleled in .


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Japan - Japan - Government and society: Japan’s constitution was promulgated in and came into force insuperseding the Meiji Constitution of It differs from the earlier document in two fundamental ways: the principle of sovereignty and the stated aim of maintaining Japan as a peaceful and democratic country in perpetuity.

The emperor, rather than being the embodiment of all. This fact is crucial to understanding contemporary politics in Japan, especially since the long term ruling party, the Liberal Democratic Party, is once again back in power.

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Attention is also given to Japan ’s political economy and Japan’s relations with the United States. Requirements. 1.Book Description. This book explores social movements and political activism in contemporary Japan, arguing that the Fukushima nuclear accident marks a decisive moment, which has led to an unprecedented resurgence in social and protest movements .In the tradition of Jonathan Spence's The Search for Modern China, an authoritative, comprehensive, up-to-date modern history of Japan.

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