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Conclusion

Ray A. Moore and Donald L. Robinson

in Partners for Democracy: Crafting the New Japanese State Under MacArthur

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151169
eISBN:
9780199833917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515116X.003.0024
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The Conclusion notes that Japanese political leaders are currently considering whether to amend their Constitution, particularly article 9, renouncing war and armed forces. In this light, it is ... More


Accommodating Defeat (1945–1991)

Richard J. Samuels

in Special Duty: A History of the Japanese Intelligence Community

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501741586
eISBN:
9781501741593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501741586.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores how the accommodation by Japanese leaders to U.S. power and to the public's widespread aversion to security affairs shaped and stunted the Japanese intelligence community during ... More


In the Strong Wind of the Americanization Movement: The Japanese-Language School Litigation Controversy and Okumura’s Educational Campaign

Mariko Takagi-Kitayama

in Hawaii at the Crossroads of the U.S. and Japan before the Pacific War

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832254
eISBN:
9780824869267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832254.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

This concluding chapter discusses the controversies arising from the “Americanization” of Japanese in Hawai‘i. In the eyes of white society leaders, the Japanese were not adopting the “American way ... More


Creating the “Bright Life”

Simon Partner

in Assembled in Japan: Electrical Goods and the Making of the Japanese Consumer

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520217928
eISBN:
9780520923171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217928.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter explores the Japanese domestic market. It notes that as early as the turn of the 1950s, some visionary Japanese business leaders saw the production of an American-style middle-class ... More


Special Duty: A History of the Japanese Intelligence Community

Richard J. Samuels

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501741586
eISBN:
9781501741593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501741586.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The prewar history of the Japanese intelligence community demonstrates how having power over much, but insight into little can have devastating consequences. Its postwar history—one of limited ... More


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