Government and politics in Japan; the road to democracy.

; Y. C. Wang Collection
New York, Praeger [1962] .

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Subjects Japan -- Politics and government -- 1945-
Japan -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989.
Politics and government
Politisches System.
Series Books that matter.
Description 275 pages 21 cm.
Copyright Date [1962]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents 1. The prelude to democracy -- The structure to Tokugawa power -- Social change and Tokugawa collapse -- The end of feudalism and the new society -- The constituition of 1889 -- War and authoritariansim -- The instituitional substructure -- 2. The role of the occupation in the democratic revolution -- The course of the war and the occupation -- Evolution of American occupation policy -- The postdam declaration -- U.S. initial postsurrender policy -- The occupation and the Japanese government -- The occupation in operation -- The role of General MacArthur -- 3. Japan's response -- The impact of war on Japanese society -- The emperor -- The bureaucracy -- Antimilitarism and antiauthoritariansim -- The institutional substructure for democracy -- 4. Origins and principles of constitutional government -- The origins of the 1947 constitution -- The renunciation of war -- The sovereignty of the people -- The guarantee of fundamental human rights -- 5. The structure of the government -- The national diet -- The cabinet -- The prime minister's office -- The national public safety commission -- The defense establishment -- The judicial branch -- Local autonomy -- The government and the people -- 6. The individual under Japan's democracy -- The replacement of state supremacy -- Elimination of the emperor as an authority symbol -- The family -- The emancipation of women -- The educational system -- The mass media -- The economic situation -- A new role for the individual -- 7. New patterns of Japanese society -- The labor unions -- The farmers -- Big business -- The intellectuals -- The bureaucracy -- The new military establishment -- The problem of leadership -- The balance among groups -- 8. Political parties and elections -- Election patterns -- The political parties -- The liberal democratic party and the new conservatism -- Socialism and the socialist parties -- The third-party problem -- The Communist movement -- 9. The role of controversy -- The rearmament controversy -- Security arrangements with the U.S. -- The political crisis of 1960 -- Contoversies over the police -- The subversive activities prevention law -- The problem of constitutional revision -- The commission on the constitution -- The significance of controversy -- 10. Present and future problems -- Two minority problems -- Problems of political democracy -- International trade -- International affairs.
Geographic Area Japan
Network Numbers (OCoLC)502648
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WorldCat Identities Maki, John M. 1909-
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