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JAPANESE ONLY: THE OTARU HOT SPRINGS CASE AND RACIAL DISCRIMINATION IN JAPA N.

By: Arudou, Debito

Price: ¥8,000.00

Publisher: Akashi Shoten:

Seller ID: RWARE0000045778

ISBN: 4750320056

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed by the author, A copy that has been read, but is in excellent con dition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. View more info

AUSTRALIA CONNECTIONS JAPAN : NICHI-GOÌ GOÌ -NICHI KONEKUSHONZU

By: Author, No

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: 2005 Aichi Expo Unit:

Seller ID: RWARE0000026011

ISBN: 1876534281

Condition: Very Good


A tight clean softcover, no markings throughout, NOT an ex-library edition. Text in English and Japanese. View more info

GOVERNMENT AND LOCAL POWER IN JAPAN 500 TO 1700 : A STUDY BASED ON THE BIZE N PROVINCE

By: Hall, John Whitney

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1981

Seller ID: RWARE0000011903

ISBN: 0691067802

Condition: Very Good


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JAPAN IN THE WORLD

By: Harootunian, Harry (Editor)

Price: ¥750.00

Publisher: Duke University Press Books: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000044609

ISBN: 0822313685

Condition: Very Good


Since the end of World War II, Japan has determinately remained outside the current of world events and uninvolved in the processes determining global history and politics. In Japan and the World, distinguished scholars, nove lists, and intellectuals articulate how Japan--despite unprecedented econom ic prowess in securing dominance in the world's market--is caught in a comp lex dependency with the United States. Drawing on critical and postmodernis t theory, this timely volume situates this dependency in a broader historic al context and assesses Japan's current dealings in international poli... View more info

INTRODUCTION TO JAPANESE POLITICS

By: Hayes

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Marlowe & Company: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000037437

ISBN: 156924846X

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Introduction to Japanese Politics, now in its fully updated sixth edition, is a comprehensive and current review of political and public policy develo pments in Japan. Since the previous edition, Japan's economic policy has un dergone significant change with a prolonged period of deflation having alte red the dynamics of the Japanese economy. At the same time, the Abe adminis tration has expanded Japan's international security participation, previous... View more info

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INTERPRETING JAPANESE SOCIETY: ANTHROPOLOGICAL APPROACHES / EDITION 2

By: Hendry, Joy

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Taylor & Francis: 1999

Seller ID: RWARE0000045616

ISBN: 0415172683

Condition: Very Good


First published in 1986, Interpreting Japanese Society became something of a classic in the field. In this newly revised and updated edition, the valu e of anthropological approaches to help understand an ancient and complex n ation is clearly demonstrated. While living and working in Japan the contributors have studied important a reas of society. Religion, ritual, leisure, family and social relations are covered as are Japanese preconceptions of time and space - often so differ ent from Western concepts. This new edition of Interpreting Japanese Society shows what an important contribution r... View more info

THEORY OF JAPANESE DEMOCRACY

By: Ike, Nobutaka

Price: ¥3,200.00

Publisher: Dawson Publishing,Folkestone: 1978

Seller ID: RWARE0000019503

ISBN: 071290817X

Condition: Very Good


A former bookshop stamp, and tiny address written on fep, otherwise interna lly bright clean pages, not an ex-lib. View more info

JAPANESE POLITICS TODAY (STUDIES IN FUZZINESS AND SOFT COMPUTING)

By: Jain, Purnendra

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000015373

ISBN: 0732944384

Condition: Fine


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: Japanese Politics Today examines the key factors in the domestic political system in a clear and concise way. It provides an up-to-date assessment of contemporary Japanese politics by some of the leading scholars and commentators, with particular reference to the political interface with big business, agriculture, labour, and local life, at a time of economic uncertainty. View more info

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TALKING ABOUT JAPAN UPDATED Q & A = EIGO DE HANASU "NIHON" Q & A (JAPANESE EDITION)

By: Kaisha, Kōdansha Intanashonaru Kabushiki

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Kodansha International Ltd: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000027219

ISBN: 4770025688

Condition: Very Good


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WAITING FOR WOLVES IN JAPAN: AN ANTHROPOLOGICAL STUDY OF PEOPLE-WILDLIFE RE LATIONS

By: Knight, John

Price: ¥1,200.00

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press: 2008

Seller ID: RWARE0000044522

ISBN: 0824830962

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. "A Japanese conservationist group has launched a campaign for the reintroduction of the wolf in Japan, arguing that the wolf would be the savior of upland areas of Japan which are suffering from wildlife pestilence. This book examines the reintroduction proposal by drawing on ethnographic fieldwork in one of the candidate areas, and shows that conflicts with wildlife are inextricably bound up with social conflict among people, and that wildlife pe... View more info

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THE UNSEEN FACE OF JAPAN

By: Lewis, David C.

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Monarch Books: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000044570

ISBN: 1854241508

Condition: Good


'Popular' religion in Japan as seen through the eyes of ordinary Japanese p eople. Dr. David Lewis provides a fascinating account of popular beliefs an d 'customs' such as the use of fortune-telling in choosing a child's name, religious rituals in a factory, attitudes towards 'lucky' and 'unlucky' day s, the use of safety charms, remembering the dead, and many other religious attitudes and beliefs. There are also sections dealing with Christianity i n Japan and suggestions for helping it to become more culturally sensitive within the Japanese context. Dr. David Lewis is a cultural anthropolog... View more info

MARRA: REPRESENT'N OF POWER PAPER

By: Marra, Michele

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000036429

ISBN: 0824815564

Condition: Near Fine


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. View more info

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JAPAN'S CHANGING GENERATIONS: ARE YOUNG PEOPLE CREATING A NEW SOCIETY

By: Mathews/White

Price: ¥2,500.00

Publisher: Routledge: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000045000

ISBN: 0415384915

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. This book argues that the generation gap in Japan is something more than young people resisting the adult social order before entering and conforming to that order; rather it signifies something much more fundamental: the emergence of a new Japan. View more info

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WHALING IN JAPAN: POWER, POLITICS AND DIPLOMACY (PAPERBACK)

By: Morikawa, Jun

Price: ¥750.00

Publisher: C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd: 2009

Seller ID: RWARE0000045722

ISBN: 1850659842

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. View more info

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A SOCIOLOGY OF WORK IN JAPAN

By: Mouer, Ross

Price: ¥750.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 2005

Seller ID: RWARE0000045002

ISBN: 0521658454

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. This comprehensive, introductory overview of the "world of work" in Japan recalls post-war Japan to analyze the development of industrial relations and the Japanese style of management. It considers the changes that took place in the early nineties when disillusionment set in and unemployment and economic insecurity became facts of life. The authors challenge the preeminence of Japanese management practices which have dominated the literature ... View more info

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TO DREAM OF DREAMS: RELIGIOUS FREEDOM AND CONSTITUTIONAL POLITICS IN POSTWA R JAPAN

By: O'Brien, David M.

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000044920

ISBN: 0824811666

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Prior to World War II, State Shinto, which was centered on the worship of t he emperor and Yasukuni Shrine's cult of war dead, was established in suppo rt of the government and militarism. Since the end of the Occupation, Japan ese conservatives have sought to restore State Shinto's institutions even a s expanded military budgets have placed Japan among the top five countries in defense spending. This timely book focuses on the struggles against gove ... View more info

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SITUATED MEANING: INSIDE AND OUTSIDE IN JAPANESE SELF, SOCIETY, AND LANGUAG E.

By: Quinn, Charles J. (Editor)

Price: ¥2,000.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000045104

ISBN: 0691015384

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Situated Meaning adds a new dimension, both literal and metaphoric, to our understanding of Japan. The essays in this volume leave the vertical axis o f hierarchy and subordination--an organizing trope in much of the literatur e on Japan--and focus instead on the horizontal, interpreting a wide range of cultural practices and orientations in terms of such relational concepts as uchi ("inside") and soto ("outside"). Evolving from a shar... View more info

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JAPANESE EDUCATION AND THE CRAM SCHOOL BUSINESS: FUNCTIONS, CHALLENGES, AND PERSPECTIVES OF THE JUKU

By: Roesgaard, Marie Hojlund

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: NIAS Press: 2005

Seller ID: RWARE0000045006

ISBN: 8791114918

Condition: Good


The author contributes to a more nuanced understanding of juku, or cram sch ools, which are not only important in Japan but increasingly so in other pa rts of the world as well. View more info

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JAPANESE SCHOOLING: PATTERNS OF SOCIALIZATION, EQUALITY, AND POLITICAL CONT ROL

By: Shields, James J.

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Penn State University Press: 2005

Seller ID: RWARE0000044999

ISBN: 0271023406

Condition: Good


Japanese Schooling is organized around important crosspoints for understand ing the historic roots and contemporary features of Japanese education. The se include (1) socialization for discipline at home and in school; (2) the impact of university examinations on educational equality and moral develop ment; and (3) centralized control and national identity. Written by leading American and Japanese scholars, Japanese Schooling is uniquely informative and comprehensive, with wide-ranging and critical analyses of sensitive is sues and traditional educational questions. Among the topics that highl... View more info

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PASSAGES TO MODERNITY: MOTHERHOOD, CHILDHOOD, AND SOCIAL REFORM IN EARLY TW ENTIETH-CENTURY JAPAN

By: Uno, Kathleen S.

Price: ¥900.00

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000045612

ISBN: 0824821378

Condition: Near Fine


In excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlig hting. The spine remains undamaged. Contemporary Japanese women are often presented as devoted full-time wives and mothers. At the extreme, they are stereotyped as "education mothers" (k yoiku mama), completely dedicated to the academic success of their children . Children of working mothers are pitied; day-care users, both children and mothers, are faintly disparaged for their inadequate home lives; hired bab ysitters are virtually unknown. Yet historical evidence reveals a strikingl y different picture of Jap... View more info