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Accidental activists : victim movements and government accountability in Japan and South Korea

Author: Celeste L Arrington
Publisher: Ithaca ; London : Cornell University Press, 2016, ©2016.
Series: Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian institute.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Government wrongdoing or negligence harms people worldwide, but not all victims are equally effective at obtaining redress. In Accidental Activists, Celeste L. Arrington examines the interactive  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Celeste L Arrington
ISBN: 9780801453762 0801453763
OCLC Number: 957731504
Description: 1 v. (XIII-234 pages) ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Victimhood and government accountability --
Explaining redress outcomes --
Constructing victimhood and villainy in Japan and Korea --
Leprosy survivors' rights --
The politics of hepatitis C-tainted blood products --
The North Korean abductions and abductee families' activism --
Conclusion: The politics of redress
Series Title: Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian institute.
Responsibility: Celeste L. Arrington.

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