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An Introduction to Japanese Society

It should find a way to teach the children that the thinking like ‘men should work outside and women should stay home’ is already fogy. Christina rated it liked it Mar 08, My library Help Advanced Book Search. Internationally renowned scholar Yoshio Sugimoto uses both English dociety Japanese sources to update and expand upon his original narrative in this sophisticated yet highly readable Be the first to ask a question about An Introduction to Japanese Society.

But apart from my suspicions that Rena and I are secretly nerds well, one of us is from ACS I and the other from Hwa Chongit’s probably because we want to learn more about the country we’re living in If you’re curious, Rena borrowed a book on the Ainu and one of the religious practices of Japan.

Cambridge University Press Amazon. Japaneseness Ethnicity and Minority Groups. First posted at With Love from Japan, Eustacia Although I’m not sugimoti what to make of the point about the women taking the guy’s family name after marraige.

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Geographical and Generational Variations – A quick look at how different parts of Japan differ from each other in terms of culture, language, business, etc as well as how each generation post-war, global generation, etc differ and it’s implications. Sadly I didn’t know there was a fourth edition so I picked up the third edition instead.


Here, internationally renowned scholar, Yoshio Sugimoto, writes a sophisticated, yet highly readable and lucid text, using both English and Japanese sources to update and expand upon his original narrative.

For instance, when talking about gender inequality, he didn’t really point out the problem of the Japanese society itself causing this situation. May 23, Ferpari rated it it was amazing. Minority Groups Ethnicity and Discrimination. Geographical and Generational Variations.

Yoshio Sugimoto presents a very unbiased view of Japanese society, and covers many different aspects, such as gender, hierarchy the vertical societyand education that play daily roles in the maintaining of the structure and implement of Japanese ways.

An Introduction to Japanese Society by Yoshio Sugimoto

Return to Book Page. Collusion and Competition in the Establishment. My library Help Advanced Book Search. You won’t become and expert on Japanese society after reading japanede book, but you’ll definitely have learnt something. Refresh and try again.

Feb 07, Bahia rated it it was amazing Shelves: In that case, the ‘new’ children will grow up with a different mind.

Joao rated it liked it Aug 19, This revised edition has been updated to cover developments in the five years since the first edition soociety published. Updates include an exploration of the ‘Cool Japan’ phenomenon and the explosion of Japanese culture overseas.

Written in a clear and engaging style, An Introduction to Japanese Society provides an insight into all aspects of a diverse and ever-evolving contemporary Japan. The author also examines what he calls ‘friendly authoritarianism’ – the force behind the Japanese tendency to be ostensibly faithful to particular groups and companies. I don’t actually have a reason why I’m reading this book.


Gender Stratification and the Family System. Ariana Deralte rated it really liked it Apr 09, Still, this reading is suitable for college-level learning about Japanese society although I wouldn’t recommend this one. This book should be required reading for any introductory course for Japanese Studies. The Japan Phenomenon and the Social Sciences.

This new edition features sections on: An Overview – Japan likes to think it’s egalitarian, but it’s not. As an introductory text, An Introduction to Japanese Society mostly provides comprehensive coverage of a wide An interesting and academic take on Japanese society.

I read socieety for a class and I always appreciate books inyroduction don’t feel like a chore to read.

Published by Cambridge University Press first published Very easy to read to, and quotes from many anthropologists in almost a collection of other peoples work, but with his own opinion. Al Is it because he’s a Japanese so his writing is a little bit like protecting the Japanese view and sometimes even exaggerating the great of Japanese culture?

Covering all aspects of Japanese society, it includes chapters on class, geographical and generational variation, work, education, gender, minorities, popular culture and the establishment.

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