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Salaryman masculinity [electronic resource] : the continuity of and change in the hegemonic masculinity in Japan / by Tomoko Hidaka.

By: Hidaka, Tomoko.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Social sciences in Asia: v. 29.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010Description: 1 online resource (xi, 224 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9789004190245 (electronic bk.); 9004190244 (electronic bk.); 9789004183032 (hbk. : alk. paper); 9004183035 (hbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Men -- Japan -- Social conditions -- Case studies | Men -- Japan -- Identity -- Case studies | White collar workers -- Japan -- Case studies | Masculinity -- Japan -- Case studies | Social Science | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Gender StudiesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Salaryman masculinity.DDC classification: 305.38/96220952 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Growing up : gendered experiences in the family -- Growing up : gendered experiences in school -- Love and marriage -- Work -- Ikigai.
Summary: Here is an important volume offering new insights into the generational transformation of Japanese hegemonic masculinity. Drawing on thirty-nine life-histories of three generations of sararAman (salaryman) each working, or having worked for large companies, this book is an in-depth study of Japanese salaryman masculinity, that is, the a ~hegemonic masculinitya (TM) in Japan. Through Japanese salarymena (TM)s own accounts of themselves, the author investigates the construction of their masculinity throughout their lives; childhood, adolescence, young adult experiences, as well as work and famil.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Growing up : gendered experiences in the family -- Growing up : gendered experiences in school -- Love and marriage -- Work -- Ikigai.

Here is an important volume offering new insights into the generational transformation of Japanese hegemonic masculinity. Drawing on thirty-nine life-histories of three generations of sararAman (salaryman) each working, or having worked for large companies, this book is an in-depth study of Japanese salaryman masculinity, that is, the a ~hegemonic masculinitya (TM) in Japan. Through Japanese salarymena (TM)s own accounts of themselves, the author investigates the construction of their masculinity throughout their lives; childhood, adolescence, young adult experiences, as well as work and famil.

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