AN INTRODUCTION TO JAPANESE SOCIETY YOSHIO SUGIMOTO PDF

AN INTRODUCTION TO JAPANESE SOCIETY YOSHIO SUGIMOTO PDF

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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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Very easy to read to, and quotes from many anthropologists in almost a collection of other peoples work, but with his own opinion.

Iintroduction Options Sign introdiction. 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.

Paperback2ndpages. Forms of Work in Cultural Capitalism – probably the second most interesting chapter and the most relevant one for me. 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 a beginners level source This is a splendid work by Professor Sugimoto, written in a clear and sober fashion, aiming simply to describe the Japanese qn.

This book should be required reading for any introductory course for Japanese Studies. Published by Cambridge University Press first published However, I doubt if they really teach that at school.

Excellent reading for anyone with an interest in Japan, necessary reading for any student of Japanese Studies. Gender Stratification and the Family System.

His statistics and information are usually too outdated. Still, this reading is suitable for college-level learning about Japanese society although I wouldn’t recommend this one. Covering all aspects of Japanese society, it includes chapters on class, geographical and generational variation, societh, education, gender, minorities, popular culture and the establishment. Internationally renowned scholar Yoshio Sugimoto uses both English and Japanese sources to update and expand upon his introeuction narrative in this sophisticated yet highly readable text.

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Minority Groups Ethnicity and Discrimination. Open Preview See a Problem? As an introductory text, An Introduction to Japanese Society mostly provides comprehensive coverage of a wide An interesting and academic take on Japanese society.

I have been living and working in Japan for close to 4 years now, but I really sugimogo know much about the modern culture and the kinds of real issues Japan is having. This edition also features the latest research into Japanese society, updated statistical data, and coverage of recent events including the earthquake and tsunami, and the change in government.

An Introduction to Japanese Society

One thing I really don’t like about this book is that yoshjo of his points are not strong and deep enough to make claims or at least give the core of an issue.

Nevertheless, recently, this situation has raised to a new level which even causes discrimination to ‘Gaijin’. Especially good japanfse being contemporary and not relying on mithical accounts of Japan.

At school, the education should also change itself to adjust the situation. An interesting and academic take on Japanese society. Varieties in Work and Labor.

Simply japaneee best sociological analysis of Japan available in english. Victoria Ferauge rated it really liked it Feb 24, Now in its fourth edition, An Introduction to Japanese Society remains essential reading for students of Japanese society.

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Not only in daily life but also in law, the 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’: The Japanese Way of Justice: For instance, it is given that people in many parts of Japan did not have the consciousness that they were Nihonjin. And when does harmony lead to conformity? In a second edition of his book which has become essential reading for students of Japanese society, Yoshio Sugimoto uses both English and Japanese sources to update and expand upon his original narrative.

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Account Options Sign in. I definitely recommend it for people interested in learning about Jap This book is a great primer on Japanese culture. TkYL rated it it was amazing Feb 02, But I wonder, is it wrong for everyone to act in a way that promotes harmony? Collusion and Competition in the Establishment. Japaneseness Ethnicity and Minority Groups. It’s interesting even if you’ve lived in Japan in the past, but accessible enough for someone who doesn’t know much about Japan. Is it because he’s a Japanese so his writing is a little bit like protecting the Japanese view and sometimes even exaggerating the great of Japanese culture?

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To ask other readers questions about An Introduction to Japanese Societyplease sign up. Japan’s cultural capitalism; the decline of the conventional Japanese management model; the rise of the ‘socially divided society’ thesis; changes of government; the spread of manga, animation and Japan’s popular culture overseas; and the expansion of civil society in Japan.

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