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On Base

Sabine Frühstück

in Uneasy Warriors: Gender, Memory, and Popular Culture in the Japanese Army

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247949
eISBN:
9780520939646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247949.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter provides a microanalysis of the rhythms of everyday life on a Ground Self-Defense Force (GSDF) base. Specifically, it takes a close look at the internal mechanisms of a GSDF base through ... More


Japan: Terrorism and counterterrorism in Japan

Chiyuki Aoi and Yee-Kuang Heng

in Non-Western responses to terrorism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526105813
eISBN:
9781526135988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526105813.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Japan is unfortunately no stranger to terrorism. Indeed, within the past one hundred fifty years since the Meiji Restoration, the country has experienced political assassinations, kidnappings of ... More


Bushidō in Post-War Japan

Oleg Benesch

in Inventing the Way of the Samurai: Nationalism, Internationalism, and Bushidō in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198706625
eISBN:
9780191778476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198706625.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the trajectory of bushidō in the post-war period, when the concept went through further cycles of popularity and decline. Most people strongly rejected imperial bushidō along ... More


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