This paper analyzes the Yasukuni problem and reports the different views existing among as well as within major political parties in Japan. The Yasukuni issue should be understood in the context of the rise of conservative nationalism in Japanese politics and Japan's effort to become a normal nation-state.
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Research Article| October 01 2007
The Yasukuni Controversy: Divergent Perspectives from the Japanese Political Elite
Asian Survey (2007) 47 (5): 705–726.
Yongwook Ryu; The Yasukuni Controversy: Divergent Perspectives from the Japanese Political Elite. Asian Survey 1 October 2007; 47 (5): 705–726. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2007.47.5.705
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