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Youth Movements, Trauma, and Alternative Space in Contemporary Japan

Book
Authors Carl Cassegård
ISBN 978-90-04-24591-4
Publisher Brill (Global Oriental)
Place of publication Leiden
Publication year 2014
Published at Department of Sociology and Work Science
Language en
Keywords social movements, japan, alternative space, collective trauma, youth
Subject categories Sociology, Sociology (excluding Social Work, Social Psychology and Social Anthropology)

Abstract

In Youth Movements, Trauma and Alternative Space in Contemporary Japan, Carl Cassegard offers an account of social movements among young Japanese from the late 1980s until today. Discussing anti-war mobilizations, freeter unions, artists in the homeless movement, campus protest, anti-nuclear protest and activists engaged in support for social withdrawers, he documents how new forms of activism developed hand in hand with experiments in using alternative spaces outside mainstream public areas and a struggle with the traumatic legacy of the defeat of earlier protest movements. Despite the relative absence of open protest during much of the 1990s, Cassegard shows that this was an important preparatory period, full of experimentation, in which the foundation was laid of today’s protest movements.

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