xvi, 278 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Context History of Article 9 Two competing meanings of article 9 The history and status of Japan's "self-defense forces" Examples of the absurd The Supreme Court's (non)jurisprudence of Article 9 The comparative data on the size of the Japanese SDF The debate over the rule of law and Article 9 The various "stories" of Article 9 Opinion surveys regarding Article 9 Japan as a partner in the war on terror Conclusion: The demise of the Article 9 and Japenes pacifism.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
KNX2305 .P67 2010
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