Understanding Japanese society

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Published: London : Routledge, 2019
Edition:5nd ed.
Series:Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese studies series
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245 1 0 |a Understanding Japanese society  |c Joy Hendry 
250 |a 5nd ed. 
260 |a London  |b Routledge  |c 2019 
300 |a xviii, 316 p.  |b ill.  |c 24 cm 
490 1 |a Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese studies series 
505 0 |a Intro; Half Title; Series Information; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Figures; From the Field; Series editors' preface; Acknowledgements for the fifth edition; Introduction; Reference; 1 Sources of Japanese identity: Historical and mythological foundations of Japan; Introduction; Geographical and archaeological identity; Mythological origins of Japan; Chinese historical accounts of the ancient period; Japanese history recorded: the aristocratic age; Feudalism and bushidō; The Tokugawa (or Edo) Period; From the Meiji Period (1868-1912) to the Second World War 
505 8 |a From the Field: The introduction of modern science and technologyDefeat and success; Identity in a globalised Japan; References and further reading; 2 The house and family system; Introduction; The ie; Relations between ie; The ie's legal demise; The religious charter; Domestic arrangements; Interpersonal relations between the generations; Male-female relations; From the Field: Views of housewives in contemporary Japan; The family as a model; References and further reading; 3 Socialisation and classification; Introduction; Uchi and soto; Tatemae and honne; Harmony: reciprocity and hierarchy 
505 8 |a ReciprocityHierarchy; Kindergarten: equality; Peer group pressure; Cooperation; Self-development; Self in the world; From the Field: Food allergies, illness and personhood in Japan; The body and health in Japan; Conclusion; References and further reading; 4 Community and neighbourhood; Introduction; Japan's administrative divisions; Rural community life; Urban neighbourhoods; Decline and regeneration of community life; From the Field: Rebuilding community life in rural Japan: the case of Tomonoura; Conclusion; References and further reading; 5 The education system; Introduction 
505 8 |a Comprehensive education for allSelection for high school and beyond; Inequality and supplementary provision; From the Field: Local government involvement with education; School and social divisions; Higher education; Educational reform; Conclusion; References and further reading; 6 Status, hierarchy and ethnic diversity; Introduction; Expressions of hierarchy in modern Japan; Hierarchy in Japanese history; Marginality, ethnicity and continuing status differentials; From the Field: New Chinese socialities in Japan; Broader principles of hierarchical order; Relativity 
505 8 |a Ranking within social groupsStatus in the wider world and the influence of gender; Status manipulation -- wrapping; Conclusion; References and further reading; 7 Religious influences; Introduction; Shinto; Buddhism; From the Field: Buddhist lifelines during the aftermath of the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake; Folk religion, Taoism and healing; Confucianism; Christianity; 'New religions' and 'new' new religions; Conclusion; References and further reading; 8 Ritual and the life cycle; Introduction; Birth and childhood; Entry into adulthood; Marriage; Years of calamity (yakudoshi); Retirement and old age 
520 |a In this welcome brand new fifth edition of the bestselling textbook Understanding Japanese Society, Joy Hendry takes the reader into the heart of Japanese life. Providing a clear and accessible introduction to Japanese ways of thinking, which does not require any previous knowledge of the country, this book explores Japanese society through the worlds of home, work, play, religion and ritual, covering a full range of life experiences, from childhood to old age. It also examines the diversity of people living in Japan, the effects of a growing number of new immigrants, and role of the longest-standing Japanese prime-minister Shinzo Abe. Fully updated, revised and expanded, the fifth edition contains new material on: the continued effects of the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disasters of 2011 local examples of care for nature and the environment new perspectives on the role of women Japan's place in the context of globalisation . Each chapter in this new edition also includes an exciting insert from scholars in the field, based on new and emerging research. This book will be invaluable to all students studying Japan. It will also enlighten those travellers and business people wishing to gain an understanding of Japanese people. 
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