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Japan's Contested Constitution

Documents and Analysis, 1st Edition

By Glenn D. Hook, Gavan McCormack

Routledge

224 pages

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Japan's Contested Constitution is essential reading for anyone with an interest in Japanese domestic politics and the international role of Japan. Subjects covered include;

* the no war, `pacifist' clause

* tension between the constitution and the US-Japan security treaty

* the political import of the constitution for Japanese political parties

* the significance of the constitution for the Japanese people

About the Series

The University of Sheffield/Routledge Japanese Studies Series

This well-established series with one of the pre-eminent institutions for Japanese Studies in Europe publishes cutting-edge research and authoritative introductory texts on modern Japan and the Japanese. Editorial policy encourages leading and promising younger scholars to contribute especially social scientific analysis on a wide range of Japan-related subjects.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC008000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General