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Understanding Japanese Society

(Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies Series,)

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Publisher: Routledge

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Language:English | Number of Pages: 288 | Format: Paperback

Isbn-10: 0415263832 | Isbn-13: 9780415263832 | Publish date:  | Edition 3

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Book Description

As Japan enters the 21st century with a new emperor, this title continues to be an indispensable guide through often enigmatic and historical idiosyncrasies of Japanese culture and politics that are often confusing to the outsider. Fully updated, revised and expanded, this is a welcome new edition of this best-selling book that has provided an accessible and readable introduction to Japanese society over the years. Now containing some of the most up-to-date information on Japanese cultural and political trends, this essential title includes timely information on the latest social developments, customs, rituals, business culture, medicine and arts.

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    Here you can find all you need to know about Japan:

    I. Sources of Japanese identity: historical and mythological foundations of Japan

    II. The house and family system

    III. Socialisation and ...continue

    Here you can find all you need to know about Japan:

    I. Sources of Japanese identity: historical and mythological foundations of Japan

    II. The house and family system

    III. Socialisation and classification

    IV. Community and neighbourhood

    V. The education system

    VI. Status, hierarchy and ethnic diversity

    VII. Religious influences

    VIII. Ritual and the life cycle

    IX. Careers and continuity: opportunities for working life

    X. Arts, entertainment and leisure

    XI. Government and the craft of politics

    XII. The legal system and social control

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