- ix, 202 pages ; 25 cm.
- Additional Authors
- Chiavacci, David,Obinger, Julia,
- Contents: Introduction -- "Towards a new protest cycle in contemporary Japan? : resurgence of social movements and confrontational political activism in historical perspective" / David Chiavacci and Julia Obinger -- Fresh perspectives on social movements and political activism -- "The uneven path of social movements in Japan" / Patricia Steinhoff -- "Asia and the development of civic activism in post-war Japan" / Simon Avenell -- "Political protest from the periphery : social movements and global citizenship in Okinawa" / Gabriele Vogt -- "Activism for harmony? : immigrant rights' activism and xenophobic activism" / Apichai Shipper -- Fukushima and beyond : towards new political culture and action repertoires? -- "Continuities and discontinuities of Japan's political activism before and after the Fukushima disaster" / Koichi Hasegawa -- "The post-Fukushima anti-nuke protests and their impact on Japanese environmentalism" / Carl Cassegård -- "Civil society advocacy after Fukushima : the case of the nuclear disaster victims' support law" / Ayaka Löschke -- Mass media representations of youth social movements in Japan / Robin O'Day, David Slater and Satsuki Uno -- Index.Includes bibliographical references and index.