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An Introduction to Japanese Society. Simply the best sociological analysis of Japan available in english. 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.

An Introduction to Japanese Society

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Here, internationally renowned scholar, Yoshio Sugimoto, writes a sophisticated, yet highly readable and lucid text, using both English and Japanese sources to update and expand upon Selected pages Title Page. Geographical and Generational Variations.

Geographical and Generational Variations – A quick look at how different parts of Japan differ from each soceity in terms of culture, language, business, etc as well as how each generation post-war, global generation, etc differ and it’s implications.

Lai Chung Yan rated it really liked it Feb 25, For instance, when talking about gender inequality, he didn’t really point out the problem of the Japanese society itself causing this situation.


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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. John Ostermiller rated it really liked it Jun 20, Sandy rated it liked it Jan 25, Selected pages Title Page.

Diversity and Unity in Education. For example, in the geographical variation part, I did not agree in the way people raised outside Tokyo are considered as bilingual.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This new edition features sections on: This book did a great job as an introduction, and I recommend it to anyone interested in Japan or living in Japan. Victoria Ferauge rated it really liked it Feb 24, Essential reading for students of Japanese society, An Introduction to Japanese Society now enters its third edition. Civil Society and Friendly Authoritarianism.

Minority Groups Ethnicity and Discrimination. Yoshio Sugimoto challenges the traditional notion that Japan is an homogeneous society with few cultural and social disparities. Ayla rated it really liked it Apr 03, Alongside Joy Hendry, Sugimoto is excellent in giving a general overview of the key topics of Japan- work, gender, education, home e.

I will pick up the fourth some time in introductino future. I thought that was normal Jan 26, Armando Bravo salcido rated it really liked it Shelves: Excellent reading for anyone with an interest in Japan, necessary reading for any student of Japanese Studies.

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 yoshioo have been better served covering the points ijtroduction he targets in more detail before explaining that he would then provide his own alternative view.


An Introduction to Japanese Society by Yoshio Sugimoto

Johnson Limited preview – Christina rated it liked it Mar 08, Prosecuting Crime in Japan David T. So here, in brief, are the names 10 chapters and what I think of them.

The Japan Introductipn and the Social Sciences – Basically, the introduction where it tells you what the author doesn’t like about how most people view Japan and how he intends to find a middle ground. 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 intrduction 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.

TINA rated it really liked it Dec 11, This book japanexe be required reading for any introductory course for Japanese Studies.

Gabriel Germain rated it really liked it Nov 23, Refresh and try again.