Demilitarizing sovereignty: Self-determination and anti-military base activism in Okinawa, Japan
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.
Contesting Development: Critical Struggles for Social Change
Dietz, Kelly, "Demilitarizing sovereignty: Self-determination and anti-military base activism in Okinawa, Japan" (2009). Faculty Articles Indexed in Scopus. 1537.