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Pacifism in Japan

Pacifism in Japan

the Christian and socialist tradition

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Published by University of British Columbia Press in Vancouver .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pacifism,
  • Christian biography -- Japan,
  • Socialists -- Japan -- Biography,
  • Japan -- History -- 1868- -- Biography,
  • Japan -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    Statementedited by Nobuya Bamba and John F. Howes ; foreword by Robert N. Bellah
    ContributionsBamba, Nobuya, 1937-, Howes, John F
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 300 p. ;
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17849879M

    Japanese citizens take much pride in their country’s postwar record of pacifism—and rightly so. Japan is the eighth most peaceful country on the Global Peace Index. The island nation has exercised restraint and control as it evolved from a ruined militarist empire to a mercantile economic powerhouse. A majority of the Japanese people pride themselves in being citizens of a “peaceful and industrialized country” that rose from “the ashes like a phoenix”. As the primary source of Japan’s national pride, pacifism needs to be situated within the unresolved entanglement of present glory and past : Mikyoung Kim.

    In Japan, strong pacifist sentiments limited the size, scope, and strategies of the Japanese military and resisted deploying or storing nuclear weapons on Japanese soil. Pacifism and the Fall of Communism. In the s, the political and military hold of the Soviet Union crumbled.   Japanese citizens take much pride in their country’s postwar record of pacifism—and rightly so. Japan is the eighth most peaceful country on the Global Peace : War Is Boring.

      * Kate Millett, The Politics of Cruelty * Alexandr Solzhenitsyn, The Gulag Archipelago * Martin Amis, Koba the Dread * Seymour Hersh, The Price of Power: Kissinger in the Nixon White House * Susan Faludi, Stiffed * anything by John Pilger. Language: English. Brand new Book. In a world riven with conflict, violence and war, this book proposes a philosophical defense of pacifism. It argues that there is a moral presumption against war and unless that presumption is defeated, war is unjustified. Leading philosopher of .


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Pacifism in Japan contains eight essays which Pacifism in Japan book, among other things, with such outstanding figures as Uchimura Kanzo and Kagawa Toyohiko. It is an important contribution to the understanding of the pacifist tradition in Japan and shows its development since the end of the nineteenth : Nobuya Bamba.

Pacifism in Japan contains eight essays which deal, among other things, with such outstanding figures as Uchimura Kanzo and Kagawa Toyohiko. It is an important contribution to the understanding of the pacifist Pacifism in Japan book in Japan and shows its. Grassroots Pacifism in Post-War Japan presents new material on grassroots peace activism and pacifism in two major groups active in the post-World War 2 peace movement - workers and housewives.

Yamamoto contends that the peace movement, which was organised in tandem with other activities to promote democratic, economic and humanitarian issues, served as a popular lever Cited by: Book Description. While Japanese pacifism is usually seen as a national policy or an ideology rooted in the provision of Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution, it cannot be adequately understood without grasping Japanese social discourses on peace, war and justice.

The perspective of political sociology provides a more in-depth understanding. Political Sociology of Japanese Pacifism - CRC Press Book While Japanese pacifism is usually seen as a national policy or an ideology rooted in the provision of Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution, it cannot be adequately understood without grasping Japanese.

This book comprehensively examines Japanese pacifism by fully examining the social forces in action. Employing a multidisciplinary approach, the book contributes to theoretical debates on political sociology as well as Japanese and Asian studies.

Grassroots Pacifism examines how two groups of people, namely male labor union members and housewives, the backbone of the peace movement, grappled with the transition from wartime ideology to the post-war system of values. Following war’s end, the.

PROPHETS OF PEACE: Pacifism and Cultural Identity in Japan's New Religions, by Robert Kisala. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press,pp., $ National / Politics Gulf War trauma kicked off Japan's retreat from pacifism in ' As the first Gulf War raged in FebruaryGround Self-Defense Force Maj.

Nozomu Yoshitomi was. Book Description. Grassroots Pacifism in Post-War Japan presents new material on grassroots peace activism and pacifism in two major groups active in the post-World War 2 peace movement - workers and housewives.

Yamamoto contends that the peace movement, which was organised in tandem with other activities to promote democratic, economic and humanitarian issues, served as a popular lever. Books shelved as pacifism: Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut Jr., A Lesson in Secrets by Jacqueline Winspear, Johnny Got His Gun by Dalton Trumbo, To.

The perspective of political sociology provides a more in-depth understanding of Japanese pacifism and helps us to find the reasons for the critical changes that have occurred in Japan's policies Author: Mikyoung Kim. The Abe Doctrine: Japan’s Proactive Pacifism and Security Strategy by Daisuke Akimoto.

Palgrave Macmillan,pp. After resigning from his role as an assistant professor at the Soka University Peace Research Institute, Daisuke Akimoto began work as a policy secretary in the Japanese House of Representatives at the beginning of Full text is unavailable for this digitized archive article.

Subscribers may view the full text of this article in its original form through TimesMachine. Grassroots Pacifism in Post-War Japan presents new material on grassroots peace activism and pacifism in two major groups active in the post-World War 2 peace movement - workers and housewives.

Yamamoto contends that the peace movement, which was organised in tandem with other activities to promote democratic, economic and humanitarian issues, served as a popular lever Brand: Taylor And Francis.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Introdcution: Setting for Japan's pacifism --Kitamura Tōkoku: his pursuit of freedom and world peace / Nobuya Bamba --Kinoshita Naoe: pacifism and religious withdrawl / Takeshi Nishida --Uchimura Kanzō: The Bible and war / John F.

Howes --Kōtoku Shūsui: his. Matteo Dian, in The Evolution of the US–Japan Alliance, The contradiction between pacifism and strategic autonomy reappeared even more clearly in the post–Cold War period, during which Japan underwent normalisation but failed to preserve strategic autonomy. In the new environment marked by the end of the Cold War and new US policies aimed at reinforcing its primacy and.

In this book, Paul Midford engages claims that since 9/11 Japanese public opinion has turned sharply away from pacifism and toward supporting normalization of Japan's military power, in which Japanese troops would fight alongside their American counterparts in various conflicts worldwide.

Midford argues that Japanese public opinion has never embraced pacifism. Pacifism in the Nineteenth Century Modern pacifism began early in the 19th cent., with peace societies that were formed in New York (), Massachusetts (), and Great Britain ().

Other countries followed, and societies were established in France and Switzerland not long afterward. The answer is similar to Japanese culture, simple but complex.

The simple answer is that the end of World War II had a profound effect on the populous and the government, and pacifism was adopted thereafter. However, this truly neglects the histor.Arguments for Pacifism The cost of war is too great.

The appalling loss of life, the significant economic costs, the destruction of physical and social infrastructure, the depletion of natural resources, and the provision to re-build makes the cost of war too high.Klaus Schlichtmann has written an impressive, ambitious book in which he traces the evolution of Japanese pacifism and internationalism through the career of an eminent diplomatist, Shidehara, and in the framework of the history of global affairs and thought.

Anyone interested in the shift from prewar militarism to postwar pacifism in Japan, as Price: $