Making Japanese Citizens: Civil Society and the Mythology of the <i>Shimin</i> in Postwar Japan

Making Japanese Citizens: Civil Society and the Mythology of the <i>Shimin</i> in Postwar Japan

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Making Japanese Citizens is an expansive history of the activists, intellectuals, and movements that played a crucial role in shaping civil society and civic thought throughout the broad sweep of Japan's postwar period. Weaving his analysis around the concept of shimin (citizen), Simon Avenell traces the development of a new vision of citizenship based on political participation, self-reliance, popular nationalism, and commitment to daily life. He traces civic activism… (more)

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Publisher: University of California Press (July 16, 2010)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 352 pages

File size: 1.8 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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