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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For example, in the geographical variation part, I did not agree in the way people raised outside Tokyo are considered as bilingual.
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I don’t actually have a reason why I’m reading this book. But I wonder, is it wrong for everyone to act in a way that promotes harmony? This is a really common type of Japanese family. Japanese society is nothing like how you think it is. 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. Collusion and Competition in the Establishment.
Selected pages Title Page. I thought that was normal Istvan Zoltan rated it really liked it Jan 20, But apart from my suspicions that Rena and I are secretly nerds well, one of us is from ACS I and the other from Hwa Chongit’s probably because we want to learn more about the country we’re living in If you’re curious, Rena borrowed a book on the Ainu and one of the I don’t actually have a reason why I’m reading this book.
The book offers a wide-ranging approach to all aspects of Japanese society, with chapters on class, geographical and generational variation, work, education, gender, minorities, popular culture and the establishment. Internationally renowned scholar Yoshio Sugimoto uses both English and Japanese sources to update and expand upon his original narrative in this sophisticated yet highly readable Cambridge University Press Amazon.
Al Is it because he’s a Japanese so his writing is a little bit like protecting the Japanese view and sometimes even exaggerating the great of Japanese culture? 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 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.
In that case, the ‘new’ children will grow up with a different mind.
I will pick up the fourth some time in the future. Essential reading for students of Japanese society, An Introduction to Japanese Society now enters its third edition.
If I didn’t have to jaoanese it for a class I probably wouldn’t have picked it up, but I’m glad I had the chance! Very easy to read to, and quotes from many anthropologists in almost a collection of other peoples work, but with his own opinion.
Collusion and Competition in the Establishment. Account Options Sign in. Telly Ree rated it really liked it Oct 04, Open Preview See a Problem?
I definitely recommend it for people interested in learning about Societty This book is a great primer on Japanese culture.
Trivia About An Introduction t Diversity and Unity in Education – So apparently, the “exam hell” we hear about isn’t that bad.
An Introduction to Japanese Society
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Updates include an exploration of the ‘Cool Japan’ phenomenon and the explosion of Japanese culture overseas. The book also challenges some assumptions about Japan.
Popular Culture and Everyday Life. 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.
An Introduction to Japanese Society by Yoshio Sugimoto
This book did a great job as an introduction, and I recommend it to anyone interested in Japan or living in Japan. It’s a nice introduction, but if you want an in depth look, you should go and read Japanese Politics Today from Karaoke to Kabuki Democracy. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Japaneseness Ethnicity and Minority Groups.