Reinterpretation of Japan’s Constitution

Lađevac, Ivona and Jović-Lazić, Ana (2015) Reinterpretation of Japan’s Constitution. In: Proceedings of Round Table Conference Major International Issues in the 21st Century from a Perspective of Japan and Europe, September 15, 2014. Global Resource Management Program, Doshisha University; Institute of International Politics and Economics, Belgrade, pp. 23-36. ISBN 978-86-7067-211-6

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Since its enacting, in 1947, efforts for reinterpreting Japan’s pacifist Constitution occasionally were seen. Almost after 70 years, Cabinet of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe realized that intention. Amending theArticle 9 of Japan’s Constitution extends the scope of right to self-defense to include the defense of an ally under attack. Authors will give their opinion on possible implications of this reinterpretation.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Uncontrolled Keywords: Japan, security policy, Japanese Constitution, Article 9, constitutional changes
Depositing User: Ana Vukićević
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2019 09:39
Last Modified: 14 Nov 2019 09:39

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