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Difference and Modernity : Social Theory and Contemporary Japanese Society.

Author: John Clammer
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, 2010.
Series: Routledge Library Editions.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Japan, the only non-Western society to develop independently a fully-fledged capitalist-industrialist economy, poses fundamental questions to social theory. Is Japan in fact 'unique' and as such is it a society which escapes the net of conventional sociological abstractions? The book questions how special Japanese society really is, the limitations of Western social theory in grasping the fullness of this dynamic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Clammer, John.
Difference and Modernity : Social Theory and Contemporary Japanese Society.
Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Clammer
ISBN: 9780203841365 0203841360
OCLC Number: 798531693
Description: 1 online resource (106 pages).
Contents: Book Cover; Title01; Copyright01; Title02; Copyright02; Contents; A Note on Names and Romanization; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction: Theorizing Japanese Society; 2 From Modernity to Postmodernity?; 3 High Culture/Mass Culture and the Experience of Late Modernity; 4 Modernity and Lifestyle in the Japanese City; 5 Natural Being/Social Being; 6 Modernity and the Self; 7 Hierarchy, 'Group' and Individual; 8 Social Theory and the Particularities of Asian Modernity; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Routledge Library Editions.

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Japan, the only non-Western society to develop independently a fully-fledged capitalist-industrialist economy, poses fundamental questions to social theory. Is Japan in fact 'unique' and as such is it a society which escapes the net of conventional sociological abstractions? The book questions how special Japanese society really is, the limitations of Western social theory in grasping the fullness of this dynamic and a complex Asian society, and inquires as to how Japan in turn may speak to social theory and deepen and broaden the principles on which social theory attempts to explore and categ.

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