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Port, Kenneth L
Transcending law : the unintended life of Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution / Kenneth L. Port
Durham, N.C. : Carolina Academic Press, c2010
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  KNX2305 .P67 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject Japan. Kenpō (1946). Dai 9-jō
Japan -- Defenses -- Law and legislation
Subject(s) Renunciation of war -- Japan
Physical Description xvi, 278 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Contents Context -- History of Article 9 -- Two competing meanings of article 9 -- The history and status of Japan's "self-defense forces" -- Examples of the absurd -- The Supreme Court's (non)jurisprudence of Article 9 -- The comparative data on the size of the Japanese SDF -- The debate over the rule of law and Article 9 -- The various "stories" of Article 9 -- Opinion surveys regarding Article 9 -- Japan as a partner in the war on terror -- Conclusion: the demise of Article 9 and Japanese pacifism
Note Includes bibliographical references and index

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