Law in Everyday Japan: Sex, Sumo, Suicide, and Statutes

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Lawsuits are rare events in most people's lives. High-stakes cases are even less commonplace. Why is it, then, that scholarship about the Japanese legal system has focused almost exclusively on epic court battles, large-scale social issues, and corporate governance? Mark D. West's Law in Everyday Japan fills a void in our understanding of the relationship between law and social life in Japan by shifting the focus to cases more representative of everyday Japanese life. Compiling case studies based on seven fascinating ...

Law in Everyday Japan: Sex, Sumo, Suicide, and Statutes 2005, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226894034

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Law in Everyday Japan: Sex, Sumo, Suicide, and Statutes 2005, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226894027

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