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Law And Social Change In Postwar Japan / Edition 1

Law And Social Change In Postwar Japan / Edition 1

by Frank K. Upham

ISBN-10: 0674517873

ISBN-13: 9780674517875

Pub. Date: 10/15/1989

Publisher: Harvard University Press

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Table of Contents

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



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