Title

Demilitarizing sovereignty: Self-determination and anti-military base activism in Okinawa, Japan

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

12-16-2009

Abstract

Military occupation by US military forces is compounded by Japanese internal colonialism of the Okinawan people, whose self-determination struggle mirrors other autonomist and indigenous rights struggles in an age of global markets and resource competition. Struggle against internal colonial basing is simultaneously a struggle to reformulate the meaning of sovereignty and citizenship, beyond individual citizenship and toward collective rights.

Publication Name

Contesting Development: Critical Struggles for Social Change

First Page

182

Last Page

198

DOI

10.4324/9780203860922

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