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Selected pages Title Page. Simply the best sociological analysis of Japan available in english. 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. Be the first to ask a question about An Introduction to Japanese Society.

Class and Stratification An Overview. Thanks for telling us about the problem. But I think that the look into Japanese Business Management wasn’t deep enough, but then again, this isn’t a Business Administration textbook.

I definitely recommend it for people interested in learning about Jap This book is a great primer on Japanese culture.

An Introduction to Japanese Society by Yoshio Sugimoto

One last thing, I would be happy if somehow, the author just admits that the Japanese culture is actually based on the Chinese one. Varieties in Work and Labor.

Victoria Ferauge rated it really liked it Feb 24, Geographical and Generational Variations. Alongside Joy Hendry, Sugimoto is excellent in giving a general overview of the key topics of Japan- work, gender, education, home e.

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An Introduction to Japanese Society

Prosecuting Crime in Japan David T. May 23, Ferpari rated it it was amazing. Internationally renowned scholar Yoshio Sugimoto uses both Ah and Japanese sources to update and expand upon his original narrative in this sophisticated yet highly readable 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. Feb 07, Bahia rated it it scoiety amazing Shelves: So maybe it’s no longer the case?

Istvan Zoltan rated it really liked it Jan 20, The Japan Phenomenon and the Social Sciences. Simon Doherty rated it really liked it Mar 12, 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. One thing I really don’t like about this book is that many of his points are not strong and deep enough to make claims or at least give the core of an issue.

Covering all aspects of Japanese society, it includes chapters on class, geographical and generational variation, work, education, gender, minorities, popular culture and the establishment. But university as a four-year-break? Therefore, they cannot be called bilingual. Selected pages Title Page. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Johnson Limited preview – It’s a bit dry at times though, so be warned!

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Written in a clear and engaging style, An Introduction to Japanese Yosho provides an insight into all aspects of a diverse and ever-evolving contemporary Japan.

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Open Preview See a Problem? Account Options Sign in. Popular Culture and Everyday Life – Quite naturally, my favourite chapter, especially as it covers things like popular culture, folk culture and alternative culture. Cambridge University Press- Social Science – pages.

Nevertheless, recently, this situation has raised to a new level which even causes discrimination to ‘Gaijin’. This book did a great job as an introduction, and I recommend it to anyone interested in Japan or living in Japan. Cambridge University Press Amazon. Trivia About An Introduction t I thought that was normal There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

The author seems quite keen to refute commonly-held assumptions about some subjects, particularly Japanese education, but I’m not introfuction that I’m completely convinced; I think the author would have been better served covering the points that he targets in more detail before explaining that he would then provide his own alternative view.