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Book Announcement: Anti-nuclear Protest in Post-Fukushima Tokyo: Power Struggles

Anti-nuclear Protest in Post-Fukushima Tokyo Power Struggles By Alexander James Brown This book explores the politics of anti-nuclear activism in Tokyo after the Fukushima nuclear disaster of March 2011. Analyzing the protests in the context of a longer history of … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Fascist Effect: Japan and Italy, 1915-1952

Reto Hofmann, The Fascist Effect: Japan and Italy, 1915-1952 (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2015) Description During the interwar period, Japanese intellectuals, writers, activists, and politicians, although conscious of the many points of intersection between their politics and those of Mussolini, … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Growing Democracy in Japan: The Parliamentary Cabinet System since 1868

Growing Democracy in Japan: The Parliamentary Cabinet System since 1868 by Brian Woodall 300 pages  Pubdate: 06/17/2014  6 x 9  5 figures, 12 tables The world’s third largest economy and a stable democracy, Japan remains a significant world power; but its economy has … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Religion and Politics in Contemporary Japan: Soka Gakkai Youth and Komeito

Fisker-Nielsen, A. M. (2012) Religion and Politics in Contemporary Japan: Soka Gakkai Youth and Komeito London and New York: Routledge (Japan Anthropology Workshop Series). Book description: Presenting a study of politics at grassroots level among young Japanese, this book examines … Continue reading

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