Law and Social Change in Postwar Japan

Law and Social Change in Postwar Japan

By: Frank K. Upham (author)Hardback

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Frank K. Upham is Professor of Law, Boston College Law School


One: Models of Law and Social Change Two Western Models A Japanese Model Two: Environmental Tragedy and Response Pollution in Minamata The Choice of Tactics The Government's Response Historical and Social Context of the Pollution Experience Three: Instrumental Violence and the Struggle for Buraku Liberation Development of the Buraku Liberation Movement The Yata Denunciation Denunciation Tactics in Court The Theory and Effectiveness of Denunciation Denunciation in Social and Political Context Four: Civil Rights Litigation and the Search for Equal Employment Opportunity The Litigation Campaign Impact of the Cases The Social and Political Role of Civil Rights Litigation Five: Legal Informality and Industrial Policy The Legal Framework of Industrial Policy The Sumitomo Metals Incident The Oil Cartel Cases Industrial Policy in the 1980s The Implications of Informality Six: Toward a New Perspective on Japanese Law The Ideology of Law in Japanese Society The Operation of Law in Japanese Society American Images of Japanese Law Notes Index

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  • publication date: 01/07/1989
  • ISBN13: 9780674517875
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9780674517875
  • weight: 413
  • ISBN10: 0674517873

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