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The Resource Understanding Japanese society, Joy Hendry

Understanding Japanese society, Joy Hendry

Label
Understanding Japanese society
Title
Understanding Japanese society
Statement of responsibility
Joy Hendry
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"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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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hendry, Joy
Dewey number
306.0952
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HN723.5
LC item number
.H46 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese studies series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Japan
Label
Understanding Japanese society, Joy Hendry
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Source of cataloging data: WCP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Sources of Japanese identity: historical and mythological foundations of Japan -- the house and family system -- socialisation and classification -- community and neighbourhood -- the education system -- status, hierarchy and ethnic diversity -- Religious influences -- ritual and the life cycle -- opportunities for working life -- Arts, entertainment and leisure -- Contents -- Government and the craft of politics -- the legal system and social control in a global world -- Conclusion -- Index
Control code
on1089257006
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Fifth edition.
Extent
xviii, 316 pages
Isbn
9780815385868
Lccn
2019008086
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40029555854
System control number
(OCoLC)1089257006
Label
Understanding Japanese society, Joy Hendry
Publication
Note
Source of cataloging data: WCP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Sources of Japanese identity: historical and mythological foundations of Japan -- the house and family system -- socialisation and classification -- community and neighbourhood -- the education system -- status, hierarchy and ethnic diversity -- Religious influences -- ritual and the life cycle -- opportunities for working life -- Arts, entertainment and leisure -- Contents -- Government and the craft of politics -- the legal system and social control in a global world -- Conclusion -- Index
Control code
on1089257006
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Fifth edition.
Extent
xviii, 316 pages
Isbn
9780815385868
Lccn
2019008086
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40029555854
System control number
(OCoLC)1089257006

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