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Japanese new left movements and their legacy for civil society

Ando, Takemasa


This thesis explores the legacy for the civil society ofJapanese new left movements, which consisted mainly of anti-Vietnam War groups, radical student groups, young workers' groups. When the poverty problem was disappearing for the Japanese middle class during the economic boom in the 1960s, the movements reflected on the problems experienced by traditional progressive movements and did not limit themselves to changing political regimes or policies. First of all, this thesis argues that,...[Show more]

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