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日本社会の理解(第5版)

Understanding Japanese Society

5TH

(The Nissan Institute/routledge Japanese Studies Series)

Hendry, Joy

Routledge 2019/07
316 p. 68 illus. 25 cm.   
装丁: Pap   
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テキストの言語: ENG    出版国: GB
ISBN: 9780815385875
装丁違いISBN: 0815385862
KCN: 1034446782
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KDC: A610 日本一般
D251 政治史・政治事情:日本
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Providing a clear and accessible introduction to Japanese ways of thinking, which does not require any previous knowledge of the country, this book explores Japanese society through the worlds of home, work, play, religion and ritual, covering a full range of life experiences, from childhood to old age.

Full Description

In this welcome brand new fifth edition of the bestselling textbook Understanding Japanese Society, Joy Hendry takes the reader into the heart of Japanese life. Providing a clear and accessible introduction to Japanese ways of thinking, which does not require any previous knowledge of the country, this book explores Japanese society through the worlds of home, work, play, religion and ritual, covering a full range of life experiences, from childhood to old age. It also examines the diversity of people living in Japan, the effects of a growing number of new immigrants, and role of the longest-standing Japanese prime-minister Shinzo Abe. Fully updated, revised and expanded, the fifth edition contains new material on: the continued effects of the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disasters of 2011 local examples of care for nature and the environment new perspectives on the role of women Japan's place in the context of globalisation . Each chapter in this new edition also includes an exciting insert from scholars in the field, based on new and emerging research. This book will be invaluable to all students studying Japan. It will also enlighten those travellers and business people wishing to gain an understanding of Japanese people.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Sources of Japanese Identity Clinton Godart: The Introduction of Modern Science and Technology 2. The House and Family System Ayumi Sasagawa: Views of Housewives in Contemporary Japan 3. Socialisation and Classification Emma E. Cook: Food Allergies, Illness and Personhood in Japan 4. Community and Neighbourhood Yukifumi Makita: Rebuilding Community Life in Rural Japan 5. The Education System Katsunobu Shimizu: Local government involvement with education 6. Status, Hierarchy and Ethnic Diversity Jamie Coates: New Chinese socialities in Japan 7. Religious Influences Sebastien Penmellen Boret: Buddhist lifelines during the aftermath of the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake 8. Ritual and the Life Cycle Andrea De Antoni: Coping with the Spirits of Unsettled Death 9. Opportunities for Working Life Swee-Lin Ho: Women with Professional Careers in Japan's Male-Dominated Corporate World 10. Arts, Entertainment and Leisure Carmen Sapunaru Tamas: A Puff of Fairy Dust: Drag Queens of the Osaka Stage 11. Government and the Craft of Politics John Breen: Contested Emperorship 12. The Legal System and Social Control in a Global World Tom Gill: The Great Eastern Japan Disaster of 2011: How It Damaged Social Control and Social Trust Conclusion Bruce White: The World in Japan