Democracy in Post-War Japan: Maruyama Masao and the Search for Autonomy
Page count: 304 pages
File size: 1.9 MB
Democracy in Post-War Japan assesses the development of democracy through the writings of the brilliant political thinker Maruyama Masao. The author explores the significance of Maruyama’s notion of personal and social autonomy and its impact on the development of a distinctively Japanese democratic ideal.
This book, based on contemporary documents and on interviews with Maruyama, is the only full-scale analysis of his work and thought to be published in English.