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Japan at play : the ludic and logic of power

Author: Joy Hendry; Massimo Raveri
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.
Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese studies series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores the myth, so abused by the mass media, that the Japanese are a grey, anonymous mass of efficient, obedient workers.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joy Hendry; Massimo Raveri
ISBN: 0415215013 9780415215015 0415379377 9780415379373
OCLC Number: 47272249
Description: xvi, 309 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: List of Figures Acknowledgements Conventions List of Contributors Introduction Massimo Raveri 1.The Japanese Tattoo: Play or Purpose? Joy Hendry 2.Interpreting the World as a Ken Game Sepp Linnhart 3.Kono Saki (The Japanese Gay Scene): Communities or Just Playing Around? Wim Lunsig 4.Karakuri: The Ludic Relationship Between Man and the Machine in Tokugawa Japan Yamaguchi Masao 5.Ludic Elements in Japanese Attitudes to Tsukuru Maria-Dolores Rodriguez del Alisar 6.Saved by the Love song: Japanese Rock Fans, Memory and the Pursuit of Pleasure Carolyn S. Stevens 7.Inakazumo, Fun and Socially Sanctioned Violence Michael Ashkenazi 8.At the Interstices: Drinking, Management, and Temporary Groups in a Local Japanese Organisation Eyal Ben-Ari 9.Training for Leisure: Karaoke and the Seriousness of Play in Japan William H. Kelly 10. Is there a Japanese way of Playing? Rupert Cox 11.When a Goal is not a Goal: Japanese School Football Players Working Hard at their Game Simone Dalla Chiesa 12.Professional Soccer in Japan John Horne 13.A Spell inJapan in the world of Play with Johan Huizinga Jan van Bremen 14. Countryside Reinvented for Urban Tourists: Rural Transformation in the Japanese Muraokoshi Movement Okpyo Moon 15.From Curing and Playing, to Leisure. Two Japanese Hot Springs: Arima and Kinosaki Onsen 16.Illegal Fishing and Power Games Ulrike Nennstiel 17. Hunters and Hikers: Rival Recreations in the Japanese Forest John Knight 18.Japan at Play in TDL: The Dialectics of Asobi and REJA
Series Title: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese studies series.
Responsibility: edited by Joy Hendry and Massimo Raveri.
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