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Cultural norms and national security : police and military in postwar Japan

Author: Peter J Katzenstein
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, ©1996.
Series: Cornell studies in political economy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nonviolent state behavior in Japan, this book argues, results from the distinctive breadth with which the Japanese define security policy, making it inseparable from the quest for social stability through economic growth. While much of the literature on contemporary Japan has resisted emphasis on cultural uniqueness, Peter J. Katzenstein seeks to explain particular aspects of Japan's security policy in terms of  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Katzenstein, Peter J.
Cultural norms and national security.
Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, ©1996
(OCoLC)605045827
Online version:
Katzenstein, Peter J.
Cultural norms and national security.
Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, ©1996
(OCoLC)609401974
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter J Katzenstein
ISBN: 080143260X 9780801432606 0801483328 9780801483325
OCLC Number: 34245110
Description: xvi, 307 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Japanese security --
Institutionalism, realism, and liberalism --
Norms and the Japanese state --
The police and internal security --
The self-defense forces and external security --
The U.S.-Japan relationship --
Japan and Germany --
Political transformations, past and future.
Series Title: Cornell studies in political economy.
Responsibility: Peter J. Katzenstein.
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Nonviolent state behavior in Japan, this book argues, results from the distinctive breadth with which the Japanese define security policy, making it inseparable from the quest for social stability  Read more...

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"Intriguing, intelligent claims." -- J. Mark Ramseyer * Journal of Asian Studies * "We find in this work insightful and interesting accounts of Japan's police and military, including historical Read more...

 
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