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The State of Civil Society in Japan

The State of Civil Society in Japan

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian studies,
  • Political science & theory,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Social Science,
  • General,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Sociology,
  • Japan,
  • Asia - Japan,
  • Political Science / General,
  • Civil society

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsFrank J. Schwartz (Editor), Susan J. Pharr (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages416
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7765353M
    ISBN 100521827302
    ISBN 109780521827300

    It offers a new interpretation of why Japan’s civil society has developed as it has, with many small, local groups but few large, professionally managed national organizations. The book further asks what the consequences of that pattern of development are for Japan’s policy and politics. This book provides an overview of the state of Japan's civil society and a new theory, based on political institutions, to explain why Japan differs so much from other industrialized democracies/5(5).

    Dec 03,  · In a recent book on Korean democratic transition, Politics of Democratization in Korea: The Role of Civil Society, Kim presents a widely accepted view among Korean scholars about an important role of civil society in South Korea's democratic transition: "The resurrected, reactivated, and re-mobilized civil society drove the reluctant and often. the question: “what is important or interesting in the relationship between civil society and the state?” In each case we identify the empirical questions that are correlative to the theoretical articulation of this relationship. 1 Civil Society apart from the State: Freedom of Association Civil society is .

    This book provides an overview of the state of Japan’s civil society and a new theory, based on political institutions, to explain why Japan differs so much from other industrialized democracies. It offers a new interpretation of why Japan’s civil society has developed as it has, with many small, local groups but few large, professionally. The book analyzes Swedish civil society history from the Midas to the s. Swedish civil society history is divided into six periods. The role played by collective action organizations in the important developments in politics, society and economy in this one hundred and fifty year period are described, compared and analyzed.


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The State of Civil Society in Japan is the first book to fill all these gaps. It systematically traces the historical development of civil society in Japan and places it in comparative perspective, in the process developing the theory of civil society and the role of the state in shaping hermes-security.com by: The state of civil society in Japan / edited by Frank J.

Schwartz and Susan J. Pharr. The State and Civil Society in Japan 42 Sheldon Garon 3 Capitalism and Civil Society in Postwar Japan: (), and the forthcoming book Civil Society in Japan.

Oct 20,  · For all the obstacles that remain, civil society is burgeoning in Japan, and the idea of civil society is at the core of the current debate about how to reinvigorate the country.

This book gathers the insights of American and Japanese scholars from the fields of political science, sociology, social psychology, and history to investigate the nature of associational life and the public sphere in. The State of Civil Society in Japan book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This survey about associational life and the public sp /5(6). Masaru Tamamoto, Senior Fellow, The Japan Institute of International Affairs, Japan.

'This is a pathbreaking book that asks fresh and searching questions both at the theoretical level as it analyses relationships between the capitalist state, civil society, welfare and modernist notions of subjectivity, and at the empirical level as it uniquely. Civil Society and Japan's Foreign Aid examines the changing relations between the Japanese state and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in promoting effective aid policies and analyzes the changing nature of policy making and governance in Japan.

It is based on extensive research in Southeast. The State of Civil Society in Japan and many other authors examine aspects of the country’s civic legacy as it affects civil society today.

Second, this book goes beyond the condition of civil society to explore the role of the state in shaping civil society over time — hence its title. It goes beyond assessing the condition of civil society to explore the role of the state in shaping civil society over time, and its broad, comparative framework is useful for thinking about civil society not just in Japan, but elsewhere in the contemporary world.

The global discourse on civil society is both complicated and enriched in this participant study of Japan's volunteers, known as the third sector. In the wake of the Japanese government's failed response to the earthquake, volunteers took the lead in providing aid to victims.

This recent sea. Civil Society and NGOs in Japan Japan is typically viewed as a docile society, with its people subservient to their corporations and the government.

Even Makido Noda, chief program officer at the leading research institute on Japan’s grassroots organization, says, “Japan didn’t have a. Jun 21,  · It is hoped that Mr. Ogawa’s book, and the Japan NPO Research Association Book Award, will encourage much broader ethnographic study of the civic sphere in which anthropologists will bring the considerable tools of their discipline to study Japan’s newly invigorated civil society.

The Journal of Japanese Studies () Civil society has become a hot topic in Japan. The country's newspapers regularly report on the growth of shimin sanka (citizen participation Author: Keiko Hirata. The State of Civil Society in Japan - edited by Frank J. Schwartz October Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection.

The State of Civil Society in Japan. Edited by Frank J. Schwartz, Susan J. Pharr; Online ISBN: Download Citation | From Meiji to Heisei: The state and civil society in Japan | “Civil society” may well be the Holy Grail of our time. Not only does this book illuminate a much neglected.

It was seen as a form of market society in contrast to the institutions of the modern nation state. For Hegel, civil society was a civilian society, a sphere regulated by a civil code.

On the other hand, Hegel saw the state as the highest form of ethical life and the nation state had the capacity and powers to correct the defects of civil society. Each year the CIVICUS State of Civil Society Report examines the major events that involve and affect civil society around the world.

Our report reviews the past year, focusing on the space for civil society - civic space - and the impact of a resurgence of right-wing populist politics; the right to express dissent; protest movements; and civil society’s international-level actions.

Mar 01,  · Civil Society argues that civil society should not be studied as a separate, 'private' realm clearly separated in opposition to the state; nor should it be confined to the institutions of the 'voluntary' or 'non-governmental' sector. A broader understanding of civil society involves the investigation of everyday social practices, often elusive Cited by: Japan NPO Research Association Book Award A look at the voluntary sector in Japan, which has emerged strongly only in recent years.

The global discourse on civil society is both complicated and enriched in this participant study of Japan’s volunteers, known as the third sector.

Aug 10,  · The State of Civil Society in Japan tackles these critical issues. The volume, edited by Frank Schwartz and Susan Pharr, sets out to clarify the concept of civil society, examine the rise of civil society in modern Japan, and explore the role of the state in shaping civil society over time.

For the most part, the book accomplishes these goals. This book provides an overview of the state of Japan's civil society and a new theory, based on political institutions, to explain why Japan differs so much from other industrialized democracies.

It offers a new interpretation of why Japan's civil society has developed as it has, with many small, local groups but few large, professionally managed national organizations. The book further asks. Nov 25,  · Especially at risk are vulnerable segments of society such as women, migrants, refugees, rural populations, ethnic minorities, and the financially disadvantaged.

This book centres on efforts to provide education to these marginalized populations in the East and Southeast Asian region. Of particular interest are questions of financing and hermes-security.com Edition: 1st Edition.This book explores the anatomy of Japanese welfare in the context of the constellation of modernity and capitalism, with a focus on the normative status of welfare and the sources of Cited by: 5.Book Review of Gender and Human Rights in Japan, Constructing Civil Society in Japan, and Japan’s Quiet Transformation Journal of Politics (May ) For many years, the prevailing image of Japanese politics was a pro-business bureaucratic monolith where nonprofit organizations (NPOs) and citizens’ groups played little, if any, role.