Higher Education

, Volume 11, Issue 1, pp 51–65 | Cite as

Student and non-student protest in Japan and the USSR: Some uniformities

  • David Kowalewski


Student and non-student protest in both the Soviet Union and Japan is compared through analysis of protest demonstrations. Correlates between student dissent and a number of protest demonstration variables in the two samples are presented. Comparisons between student and non-student dissidence along several contextual, behavioral, and outcome characteristics are found similar in both countries. The uniformity in comparative structure is hypothesized to derive from similar characteristics in the two post-industrial countries. Conclusions for subsequent research and policy implications for the future stability of advanced developed societies are drawn.


Policy Implication Subsequent Research Comparative Structure Outcome Characteristic Demonstration Variable 
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  • David Kowalewski
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  1. 1.Alfred UniversityAlfredUSA

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