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Law and Social Change in Postwar Japan

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ISBN 9780674517875

Publication Date: 10/15/1989

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269 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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  • 1. Models of Law and Social Change
    • Two Western Models
    • A Japanese Model
  • 2. Environmental Tragedy and Response
    • Pollution in Minamata
    • The Choice of Tactics
    • The Government’s Response
    • Historical and Social Context of the Pollution Experience
  • 3. 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
  • 4. 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
  • 5. 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
  • 6. 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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