Authority without Power (Google eBook)

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Oxford University Press, 1995 - 258 pages
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This book provides a good analysis of the historical roots of the modern Japanese legal system and discards certain persistent myths about the Japanese tendency to avoid conflict. Some emphases ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
3
Authority without Power
13
The Paradigm of the Administrative State
19
The Legacy of Feudal Law
33
The Ambivalent Tradition of Tokugawa Japan
51
The Making of the Contemporary Legal Order
67
The Containment of Legal Controls
81
Crime without Punishment
121
Administrative Power Constrained
139
The Social Impact of Law without Sanctions
169
References
201
Notes
233
Index
251
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