The Quest for Japan's New Constitution
An Analysis of Visions and Constitutional Reform Proposals 1980-2009
||Winkler, Christian G.|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $52.95|
| Book Description: |
This book examines the many attempts over the last three decades to revise Japan's constitution. As the book shows, these attempts at revision have been relatively conservative, aiming to embed in the constitution visions of a different future for Japan. Specific reforms advocated include: enabling Japan to have a more proactive foreign policy, more independent of the US-Japan alliance; strengthening the role of the Emperor, and excluding female succession to the throne; and...