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Capturing contemporary Japan : differentiation and uncertainty / edited by Satsuki Kawano, Glenda S. Roberts, Susan Orpett Long.

Contributor(s): Kawano, Satsuki, 1966- [editor.] | Roberts, Glenda Susan, 1955- [editor.] | Long, Susan Orpett [editor.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2014]Description: 1 online resource (viii, 360 pages) : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780824838706; 082483870X.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Capturing contemporary Japan.DDC classification: 331.10952 LOC classification: HC462.95 | .C365 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Introduction: differentiation and uncertainty / Satsuki Kawano, Glenda S. Roberts, and Susan Orpett Long -- Work and life in challenging times: a Kansai family across the generations / Glenda S. Roberts -- Masculinity and aging in a straitened Japan: the view from twenty years later / Gordon Mathews -- Working women of the bubble generation / Sawa Kurotani -- "Making an ant's forehead of difference": organic agriculture as a lifestyle alternative in Japan / Nancy Rosenberger -- Shelf lives and the labors of loss: food, livelihoods, and Japan's convenience stores / Gavin Hamilton Whitelaw -- Single women in marriage and employment markets / Lynne Nakano -- The aging of the Japanese family: meanings of grandchildren in old age / Susan Orpett Long -- Barrier-free brothels: sex volunteers, prostitutes, and people with disabilities / Karen Nakamura -- Recreating connections: nonprofit organizations' attempts to foster networking among mothers of preschoolers / Satsuki Kawano -- The divination arts in girl culture / Laura Miller -- Education after the "lost decade(s)": stability or stagnation? / Peter Cave -- Lightweight cars and women drivers: the de/construction of gender metaphors in recessionary Japan / Joshua Hotaka Roth -- The story of a seventy-three-year-old woman living alone: her thoughts on death rites -- Satsuki Kawano.
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Introduction: differentiation and uncertainty / Satsuki Kawano, Glenda S. Roberts, and Susan Orpett Long -- Work and life in challenging times: a Kansai family across the generations / Glenda S. Roberts -- Masculinity and aging in a straitened Japan: the view from twenty years later / Gordon Mathews -- Working women of the bubble generation / Sawa Kurotani -- "Making an ant's forehead of difference": organic agriculture as a lifestyle alternative in Japan / Nancy Rosenberger -- Shelf lives and the labors of loss: food, livelihoods, and Japan's convenience stores / Gavin Hamilton Whitelaw -- Single women in marriage and employment markets / Lynne Nakano -- The aging of the Japanese family: meanings of grandchildren in old age / Susan Orpett Long -- Barrier-free brothels: sex volunteers, prostitutes, and people with disabilities / Karen Nakamura -- Recreating connections: nonprofit organizations' attempts to foster networking among mothers of preschoolers / Satsuki Kawano -- The divination arts in girl culture / Laura Miller -- Education after the "lost decade(s)": stability or stagnation? / Peter Cave -- Lightweight cars and women drivers: the de/construction of gender metaphors in recessionary Japan / Joshua Hotaka Roth -- The story of a seventy-three-year-old woman living alone: her thoughts on death rites -- Satsuki Kawano.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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KawanoSatsuki:<br> <p>Satsuki Kawano is associate professor of anthropology at the University of Guelph, (Canada).RobertsGlenda S.:<br></p> <p>Glenda S. Roberts is professor and director of international studies at Waseda University (Japan).LongSusan Orpett:<br></p> <p>Susan Orpett Long is professor of anthropology at John Carroll University (U.S.).</p>

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