By Tomoyuki Sasaki
Japan's Postwar army and Civil Society information the interactions among the SDF and civil society over 4 many years, from the release of rearmament in 1950. those interactions contain recruitment, civil engineering, catastrophe reduction, anti-SDF litigation, nation monetary help for groups with bases, and a fear-mongering crusade opposed to the Soviet Union. through studying those wide-range matters, the e-book demonstrates how the militarization of society complicated because the SDF consolidated its ideological and socio-economic ties with civil society and its position as a defender of renowned welfare. whereas postwar Japan is frequently depicted as a calm society, this ebook demanding situations this type of view, and illuminates the well-known presence of the army in people's daily lives.
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