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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No trivia or quizzes yet. Sadly I didn’t know there was a fourth edition so I picked up the third edition instead. Lists with This Book. Although I’m not sure what to make of the point about the women taking the guy’s family name after marraige. John Ostermiller rated it really liked it Jun 20, Open Preview See a Problem? Refresh and try again. Jul 05, Alice Jennings rated it it was amazing.
Ayla rated it really liked it Apr 03, 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. Collusion and Competition in the Establishment.
TINA rated it really liked it Dec 11, The author also examines what he calls ‘friendly authoritarianism’ – the force behind the Japanese tendency to be ostensibly faithful to particular qn and companies.
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Diversity and Unity in Education. This book should be required reading for any introductory course for Japanese Studies.
An Introduction to Japanese Society
Popular Culture and Everyday Life – Quite naturally, my favourite chapter, especially as it covers things like popular culture, folk culture and alternative culture.
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 japanexe ‘zairyu card’, its previous name literally means sugimito registration card’: Written in a clear and engaging style, An Introduction to Japanese Society provides an insight into all aspects of a diverse and ever-evolving contemporary Japan. This book is definitely a resource and is not the type of book you’d sit down and read from cover to cover.
If I didn’t have to read it for a class I probably wouldn’t intrlduction picked it ab, but I’m glad I had the chance! Joao rated it liked it Aug 19, Cambridge University Press Amazon. This is a really common type of Japanese family. Essential reading for students of Japanese society, An Introduction to Japanese Society now enters its third edition.
Gender Stratification and the Family System.
Geographical and Generational Variations. Also, the kind of geographical variations exists in every culture, not only in Japan.
An Introduction to Japanese Society by Yoshio Sugimoto
The author seems quite keen to refute commonly-held assumptions about some subjects, particularly Japanese education, but I’m not sure that I’m completely sociwty I think the author would have been better served japanesw the points kntroduction he targets in more detail before explaining that he would then provide his own alternative view. Diversity and Unity in Education – So apparently, the “exam hell” we hear about isn’t that bad.
References to this book Japanese Education Reform: Well, I may be a bit biased on why I was particularly taken with this book considering my academic background but nonetheless, it has some GREAT info about Japanese social structure. Covering all aspects of Japanese society, it includes chapters on class, geographical and generational variation, work, education, gender, minorities, popular culture and the establishment.