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Precarious Japan

Author: Anne Allison
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2013.
Series: Chronicles of the New World order.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Precarious Japany reflects on how the Japanese are experiencing insecurity in the contemporary era of nagging recession, irregular labor, nuclear contamination, and a shrinking overall population with more and more elderly.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Allison, Anne, 1950-
Precarious Japan
(DLC) 2013018903
(OCoLC)825047377
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Allison
ISBN: 9780822377245 0822377241
OCLC Number: 861622062
Description: 1 online resource (x, 246 pages).
Contents: Introduction : pain of life --
From lifelong to liquid Japan --
Ordinary refugeeism : poverty, precarity, youth --
Home and hope --
The social body? : in life and death --
Spinning the edges --
In the mud.
Series Title: Chronicles of the New World order.
Responsibility: Anne Allison.

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