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An introduction to Japanese society

Author: Yoshio Sugimoto
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, ©2003.
Series: Contemporary Japanese society.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Sugimoto, Yoshio, 1939-
Introduction to Japanese society.
Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, ©2003
(DLC) 2002074194
(OCoLC)50271621
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Yoshio Sugimoto
ISBN: 0511078560 9780511078569 0511076991 9780511076992 9780511801051 051180105X
OCLC Number: 57418544
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 316 pages) : illustrations, map.
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.
Series Title: Contemporary Japanese society.
Responsibility: Yoshio Sugimoto.
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