Case Studies On Human Rights In Japan

Case Studies On Human Rights In Japan

by Roger Goodman, Ian Neary
     
 

ISBN-10: 1873410352

ISBN-13: 9781873410356

Pub. Date: 05/13/1996

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Japanese society is often referred to as an example of a homogeneous culture moderated by an ethos of groupism. Yet often enough homogeneity is its own worst enemy as norms are required and enforced at the centre of power to the detriment of individual and human rights.  See more details below

Overview

Japanese society is often referred to as an example of a homogeneous culture moderated by an ethos of groupism. Yet often enough homogeneity is its own worst enemy as norms are required and enforced at the centre of power to the detriment of individual and human rights.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781873410356
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/13/1996
Series:
Japan Library
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.81(d)

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Table of Contents

List of Contributors
Acknowledgements
1In Search of Human Rights in Japan1
2The Role of the Bureaucracy in the Enforcement of Human Rights27
3Identity, Otherness and Migrant Labour in Japan51
4Flags and Fanfares: The Hinomaru Flag and Kimigayo Anthem76
5On Introducing the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child into Japan109
6Human Rights in the Japanese Mental Health System141
7Patients' Rights: Organ Transplantation and Brain Death in Japan184
8Obasuteyama in Modern Japan: Ageing, Ageism and Government Policy222
9Individuals Against the State? The Politics of Opposition to the Re-emergence of State Shinto245
10Japanese Human Rights Practice Abroad: A Case Study of Exporting Hazardous Industrial Activities277
Index304

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