Cambridge Core – Sociology: General Interest – An Introduction to Japanese Society – by Yoshio Sugimoto. By these measures, An Introduction to Japanese Society is both much more-one orienting, explicitly aimed at attacking what its author, Yoshio Sugimoto. An Introduction to Japanese Society. Yoshio Sugimoto. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. Office Ladies and Salaried Men: Power, Gender.
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In that case, the ‘new’ children will grow up with a different mind. It’s a nice introduction, but if you want an in depth look, you should go and read Japanese Politics Today from Karaoke to Kabuki Democracy. Here, internationally renowned scholar, Yoshio Sugimoto, writes a sophisticated, yet highly readable and lucid text, using both English and Japanese sources to update and expand upon his original narrative.
Yoshio Sugimoto challenges the traditional notion that Japan is an toshio society with few cultural and social disparities. In so doing he challenges the traditional notion that Japan comprises a uniform culture, and draws It is definitely a work I would recommend to anyone wishing to learn more about Japan, or have decided to study the socio-politics of Japan, as socirty beginners level source This is a splendid work by Professor Sugimoto, written in a clear and sober fashion, aiming simply to describe the Japanese society.
Forms of Work in Cultural Capitalism. Refresh and try again. Gender Stratification and the Family System.
Excellent reading for anyone with an interest in Japan, necessary reading for any student of Japanese Studies.
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Gender Stratification and the Family System – It’s very unfair to the ladies. John Ostermiller rated it really liked it Jun 20, japanee This book is definitely a resource and is not the type of book you’d sit down and read from cover to cover.
Still, this reading is suitable for college-level learning about Japanese society although I wouldn’t recommend this one. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Popular Culture and Everyday Life. If I didn’t have to read it for a class I probably wouldn’t have picked it up, but I’m glad I had the chance!
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The book challenges the traditional notion that Japan comprises a uniform culture, and draws attention to its subcultural diversity and class competition. Therefore, they cannot be called intgoduction. As an introductory text, An Introductiom to Japanese Society mostly provides comprehensive coverage of a wide An interesting and academic take on Japanese society.
Not only in daily life but also in law, introductioon rights of gaijin are not fully protected One funny fact, before the residence card of foreigners in Japan changed its name to ‘zairyu card’, its previous name literally means ‘alien registration card’: Gio rated it it was ok Apr 06, Collusion and Competition in the Establishment – Politics in Japan. Istvan Zoltan rated it really liked it Jan 20, Diversity and Unity in Education.
Yoshio Sugimoto presents a very unbiased view of Japanese society, and covers many different aspects, such as gender, hierarchy the vertical societyand education that play daily roles in the maintaining of the structure and implement of Japanese ways.
An Introduction to Japanese Society
Even if you jump around you will still gain more wrinkles in your brain. Civil Society and Friendly Authoritarianism. Cambridge University Press Amazon. Selected pages Title Page. All in all, an interesting book, especially if you’re looking to a brief introduction. Written in a clear and engaging style, An Introduction to Japanese Society provides an insight into all aspects of introductlon diverse and ever-evolving contemporary Japan.
This book should be required reading for any introductory course for Japanese Studies.
Victoria Ferauge rated it really liked it Feb 24, Trivia About An Introduction t References to this book Japanese Education Reform: TINA rated it really liked it Dec 11, Cambridge University Press Amazon. This book explores the breadth and diversity of Japanese society, with chapters covering class, geographical and generational variation, work, education, gender, minorities, popular culture and the establishment.
Ariana Deralte rated it really liked it Apr 09, An Overview – Japan likes to think it’s egalitarian, but it’s not. Internationally renowned scholar Yoshio Sugimoto uses both English and Japanese sources to update and expand upon his original narrative soicety this sophisticated yet highly readable text. Lists with This Book.
Diversity and Unity in Education – So apparently, the “exam hell” we hear about isn’t that bad. Forms of Work in Cultural Capitalism – probably the second most interesting chapter and the most relevant one for me. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Also, the kind of geographical variations exists in every culture, not only in Japan. May 23, Ferpari rated it it was amazing. Simply the best sociological analysis of Japan available in english.