Japanese Student Movement
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This thesis presents a history and an analysis of the post-war Japanese student movement. It begins by placing the movement in international perspective. Many societies are experiencing the phenomena of student movements, liberation and populist in ideology. Student movements in Japan and elsewhere share the same characteristics. But, additionally, the Japanese student movement has developed in the context of Japanese political and social institutions. There are irritants within Japanese society which are peculiar to that society. These are explored in the second section. The third section traces the genealogy of the movement. It takes the immediate postwar student protest and traces its history of opposition to the "system" up to the present. In the fourth section, the New Left student is deal with --what he thinks, what his goals are, the strategy he employs and what he expects from the future, are discussed. The final section analyzes the finding in the first section. It discusses the reaction and response of the Japanese people and institutions to student thought and action. How the student movement has changes society, or if it will change it, and how the student movement has changed, is discussed.If you are not a current K College student, faculty, or staff member, email firstname.lastname@example.org to request access to this SIP.