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Published by Routledge in Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social classes -- Japan,
  • Social structure -- Japan,
  • Social mobility -- Japan,
  • Japan -- Social conditions -- 1945-

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Hiroshi Ishida and David H. Slater.
    SeriesThe Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese studies series
    ContributionsIshida, Hiroshi, 1954-, Slater, David H., 1960-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHN730.Z9 S6756 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23203106M
    ISBN 100415474752, 020386915X
    ISBN 109780415474757, 9780203869154
    LC Control Number2009014380

    The social and political environment for minorities in Japan has shifted drastically since the s, yet many studies of Japan still tend to view Japan through the dominant discourses of “ethnic homogeneity (tanitsu minzoku shakai)” and “middle-class society (so¯churyu¯-shakai)” which positions the exclusion of minorities as an. Contemporary Japan?. This chapter, which appears as chapter 2 in Career Women in Contemporary Japan, introduces the reader to the identities of working women in Japan and the shaping of white-collar career trajectories. The book examines what motivates Japanese women to pursue professional careers in the contemporary neoliberal economy, and how.

      Contemporary Japan: History, Politics and Social Change since the s presents a comprehensive examination of the causes of the Japanese economic bubble in the late s and the socio-political consequences of the recent financial collapse. Represents the only book to examine in depth the turmoil of Japan since Emperor Hirohito died in , the 2/5(1).   This book provides undergraduate and graduate students with an interdisciplinary compendium written by a number of leading specialists on contemporary Japan. Chapters reflect the standards of rigorous scholarly work, but also exceed them in their accessibility of language and engagement with concerns relevant to non-specialists/5(1).

    One of the stresses for the contemporary Japanese urban family has to do with questions of care of the aged. There are many stresses on the mother's world already, but now that Japan has become a so-called "graying society," in which the proportion of the aged is rising more rapidly than in any other industrialized nation, the fact that social. Burakumin (部落民, "hamlet people"/"village people", "those who live in hamlets/villages") is an outcast group at the bottom of the traditional Japanese social order that has historically been the victim of severe discrimination and ostracism. They were originally members of outcast communities in the Japanese feudal era, composed of those with occupations considered .


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This volume tackles the paradigm shift by analyzing contemporary Japanese society from the point of view of social class. A broad definition of class is applied which transcends the traditional concept restricted to economic aspects and allows the linkage of class with social, cultural and political phenomena.

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Publication date Topics. Through examination of contemporary Japanese society, this book demonstrates that the analysis of class formation is fundamental for a clear understanding of institutions and collective identity such as family, school work, gender and ethnicity.

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Through examination of contemporary Japanese society, this book demonstrates that the analysis of class formation is fundamental for a clear understanding of institutions and collective identity such as family, school work, gender and ethnicity.

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The idea of 'Japan as an educational credential society' has been debated for a long time in Japan. The book empirically evaluates this. Evidently, gender inequality, which is deeply embedded within family systems, is a significant contributor to social inequality in contemporary Japan.

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Contemporary Japan: History, Politics, and Social Change since the s presents a comprehensive examination of the causes of the Japanese economic bubble in the late s and the socio-political consequences of the recent financial collapse.

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