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Understanding Japanese society

Author: Joy Hendry
Publisher: London ; New York : RoutledgeCurzon, 2003.
Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese studies series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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As Japan enters the 21st century with a new emperor, this title continues to be an indispensable guide through often enigmatic and historical idiosyncrasies of Japanese culture and politics that are often confusing to the outsider. This title includes information on the latest social developments, customs, rituals, business culture, medicine and arts.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Hendry, Joy.
Understanding Japanese society.
London ; New York : RoutledgeCurzon, 2003
(DLC) 2002153220
(OCoLC)50959046
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joy Hendry
ISBN: 0203402928 9780203402924
OCLC Number: 53180324
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 265 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Sources of Japanese identity : historical and mythological foundations of Japan --
The house and family system --
Socialisation and classification --
Community and neighbourhood --
The education system --
Status, hierarchy, and ethnic diversity --
Religious influences --
Ritual and the life cycle --
Careers and continuity : opportunities for working life --
Arts, entertainment, and leisure --
Government and the craft of politics --
The legal system and social control.
Series Title: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese studies series.
Responsibility: Joy Hendry.
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As Japan enters the 21st century with a new emperor, this title continues to be an indispensable guide through often enigmatic and historical idiosyncrasies of Japanese culture and politics that are often confusing to the outsider. This title includes information on the latest social developments, customs, rituals, business culture, medicine and arts.

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