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An introduction to Japanese society [electronic resource] / Yoshio Sugimoto.

By: Sugimoto, Yoshio, 1939-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Contemporary Japanese society: Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, c2003Edition: 2nd ed.Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 316 p.) : ill., map.ISBN: 0511078560 (electronic bk.); 9780511078569 (electronic bk.); 0511076991 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 9780511076992 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 9780511801051 (electronic bk.); 051180105X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Japan -- Social conditions | Japan -- Social life and customs | National characteristics, Japanese | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture | Maatschappij | Nationale kenmerkenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Introduction to Japanese society.DDC classification: 306/.0952 Other classification: 71.11 | 74.21 | MS 1265 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Tables; Preface to the first edition; Preface to the second edition; 1 The Japan Phenomenon and the Social Sciences; 2 Class and Stratification: An Overview; 3 Geographical and Generational Variations; 4 Varieties in Work and Labor; 5 Diversity and Unity in Education; 6 Gender Stratification and the Family System; 7 Minority Groups: Ethnicity and Discrimination; 8 Collusion and Competition in the Establishment; 9 Popular Culture and Everyday Life; 10 Friendly Authoritarianism; References; Index;
Summary: In a second edition of his book which has become essential reading for all students of Japanese society, Sugimoto updates and expands on his original narrative. In so doing he challenges the notion that Japan comprises a uniform culture and draws attention to its subcultural diversity.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 286-306) and index.

Description based on print version record.

Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Tables; Preface to the first edition; Preface to the second edition; 1 The Japan Phenomenon and the Social Sciences; 2 Class and Stratification: An Overview; 3 Geographical and Generational Variations; 4 Varieties in Work and Labor; 5 Diversity and Unity in Education; 6 Gender Stratification and the Family System; 7 Minority Groups: Ethnicity and Discrimination; 8 Collusion and Competition in the Establishment; 9 Popular Culture and Everyday Life; 10 Friendly Authoritarianism; References; Index;

In a second edition of his book which has become essential reading for all students of Japanese society, Sugimoto updates and expands on his original narrative. In so doing he challenges the notion that Japan comprises a uniform culture and draws attention to its subcultural diversity.

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An introduction to Japanese society by Sugimoto, Yoshio, ©2003
An introduction to Japanese society by Sugimoto, Yoshio, ©2003
An introduction to Japanese society by Sugimoto, Yoshio, ©2003
An introduction to Japanese society by Sugimoto, Yoshio, ©2003
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