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The Japanese Police State : Tokko in Interwar Japan

By: Tipton, Elise K.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Bloomsbury Academic Collections: Japan: Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2013Description: 1 online resource (218 p.).ISBN: 9781780939742.Subject(s): Internal security -- Japan -- History -- 20th century | Japan -- Politics and government -- 1912-1945 | Japan. Keishich¯o. Tokubetsu K¯ot¯o Keisatsubu | Police -- Japan -- History -- 20th century | Political crimes and offenses -- Japan -- Prevention -- History -- 20th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Japanese Police State : Tokko in Interwar JapanDDC classification: 363.2 | 363.20952 | 363.2095209041 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Introduction; Studies of the police in prewar Japan; Studies of the police in general; The political and social roles of the police; The Tokkô in prewar Japan: factors to consider; Totalitarian, fascist or authoritarian; The concept of a police state; Chapter 1 The suppression of the left; The suppression of the Meiji socialist movement; The emergence of a new suppression policy; The development of the suppression; Explanations of the suppression; Chapter 2 The police tradition; The police tradition from the Meiji period; The political police within the police tradition
The origins of the police ideologyChapter 3 Rule by law; The Tokugawa legacy; The Meiji legacy; The Peace Preservation Law; Rule by law during the 1930s; Chapter 4 Professionalism; A professional people's police; A professional emperor's police; Internal divisions; Problems of professionalism; Chapter 5 The emperor's police ideology; Conflict with the Justice Ministry; Conflict with the Kenpeitai; The origins and functions of the emperor's police ideology; Chapter 6 The Japanese police state; The domestic context of the Japanese police state
The Japanese police state in comparative perspectiveAppendixes; I: The Tokkô chain of command in the 1930s; II: Disposition of Peace Preservation Law violations; III: Disposition of right wing related cases; Notes; Introduction; Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Chapter 3; Chapter 4; Chapter 5; Chapter 6; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; W; Y
Summary: This is a specialized study of the organization,ideology and activities of the Japanese Special Higherpolice, the Tokkô, notorious in pre-war and wartime years for its harassment of opponents of the government. Within a comparative framework, this book explains the elements of Tokkô brutality and abuses of authority, analyses police traditions and looks at the Tokkô's interactions with other Japanese institutions and the broader sociopolitical climate. Sources include confidential Tokkô documents and interviews with former Tokkô officials. First published in 1990, this title is part of the Bl
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Cover; Contents; Introduction; Studies of the police in prewar Japan; Studies of the police in general; The political and social roles of the police; The Tokkô in prewar Japan: factors to consider; Totalitarian, fascist or authoritarian; The concept of a police state; Chapter 1 The suppression of the left; The suppression of the Meiji socialist movement; The emergence of a new suppression policy; The development of the suppression; Explanations of the suppression; Chapter 2 The police tradition; The police tradition from the Meiji period; The political police within the police tradition

The origins of the police ideologyChapter 3 Rule by law; The Tokugawa legacy; The Meiji legacy; The Peace Preservation Law; Rule by law during the 1930s; Chapter 4 Professionalism; A professional people's police; A professional emperor's police; Internal divisions; Problems of professionalism; Chapter 5 The emperor's police ideology; Conflict with the Justice Ministry; Conflict with the Kenpeitai; The origins and functions of the emperor's police ideology; Chapter 6 The Japanese police state; The domestic context of the Japanese police state

The Japanese police state in comparative perspectiveAppendixes; I: The Tokkô chain of command in the 1930s; II: Disposition of Peace Preservation Law violations; III: Disposition of right wing related cases; Notes; Introduction; Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Chapter 3; Chapter 4; Chapter 5; Chapter 6; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; W; Y

This is a specialized study of the organization,ideology and activities of the Japanese Special Higherpolice, the Tokkô, notorious in pre-war and wartime years for its harassment of opponents of the government. Within a comparative framework, this book explains the elements of Tokkô brutality and abuses of authority, analyses police traditions and looks at the Tokkô's interactions with other Japanese institutions and the broader sociopolitical climate. Sources include confidential Tokkô documents and interviews with former Tokkô officials. First published in 1990, this title is part of the Bl

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Tipton is a specialist in modern Japanese history, and has taught at the University of California and the University of Sydney

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