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An introduction to Japanese society.

Author: Yoshio Sugimoto
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Series: Contemporary Japanese society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprintView all editions and formats

This insightful and highly accessible book examines contemporary Japanese society. Covering a broad range of issues, Sugimoto comprehensively challenges the dominant view that Japanese society is  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yoshio Sugimoto
ISBN: 0521416922 9780521416924 0521427045 9780521427043
OCLC Number: 475080426
Description: x, 286 s. : illustrations.
Contents: 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.
Series Title: Contemporary Japanese society.


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