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The Ritual of Rights in Japan: Law, Society, and Health Policy

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August 2007

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Examines how rights-based conflict is important in Japanese law, politics and society.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Reconsidering rights in Japanese law and society; 2. Rights in Japanese history; 3. Patients, rights and protest in contemporary Japan; 4. AIDS policy and the politics of rights; 5. Asserting rights, legislating death; 6. Litigation and the courts: talking about rights; 7. A sociolegal perspective on rights in Japan; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

Pressestimmen

'It is, in short, essential and provocative reading for all students of Japan.' Japanese Journal of Political Science 'The book reminds us of the significance of critical examination of cultural myths and assumptions, and the costs of isolating contemporary issues from history. Feldman also demonstrates that innovative scholarship comes from in-depth analysis of the previous literature, painstaking data collection and, above all, open-mindedness' Naoko Muramatsu, Social Science Japan Journal '... compelling insights into the role of individual rights in Japan, persuasively critiques prevailing models of the legal system and social conflict in Japan, and effectively highlights the similarities - as well as the differences - between Japan and other countries. As such, it should appeal to students of Japanese history and politics as well as legal studies. It is, in short, essential and provocative reading for all students of Japan.' Japanese Journal of Political Science
EAN: 9780521779647
ISBN: 0521779642
Untertitel: 'Cambridge Studies in Law and S'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: August 2007
Seitenanzahl: 236 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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