Democracy in the ambiguities of two languages and cultures: the birth of a Japanese constitution

@inproceedings{Inoue1987DemocracyIT,
  title={Democracy in the ambiguities of two languages and cultures: the birth of a Japanese constitution},
  author={Kyōko Inoue},
  year={1987}
}
The Constitution of Japan, the initial draft of which was prepared by Mac Arthur's staff and given to the Japanese, is the most important legacy of the American Occupation of Japan after World War II. It is a democratic constitution based on the American political philosophy of individual rights, which the Japanese accepted with only minor changes. In this paper, through a careful analysis of the controversy over the choice of one phrase, 'advice and consent', in Article HI, I demonstrate that… 

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