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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Jan 26, Armando Bravo salcido rated suyimoto really liked it Shelves: Lai Chung Yan rated it really liked it Feb 25, Not only in daily life but also in law, the rights of gaijin are not fully protected One funny fact, before the residence card of foreigners in Japan changed its name to ‘zairyu card’, its previous name literally means ‘alien registration card’: Civil Society and Friendly Authoritarianism. Anyway, this book really is a brief introduction to Japanese society. Collusion and Competition in the Establishment.
The Japan Phenomenon and the Social Sciences. An Introduction to Japanese Society. It is definitely a work I would recommend to anyone wishing to learn more about Japan, or have decided to study the socio-politics of Japan, as a beginners level source.
In a second edition of his book which has become essential reading for students of Japanese society, Yoshio Sugimoto uses both English and Japanese sources to update and expand upon his original narrative. Also, the kind of geographical variations exists in every culture, not only in Japan. But university as a four-year-break?
An Introduction to Japanese Society by Yoshio Sugimoto
Selected pages Title Page. Geographical and Generational Variations. Account Options Sign in. No trivia or quizzes yet.
Diversity and Unity in Education – So apparently, the “exam hell” we hear about isn’t that bad. It lifts the veil of “Cool Japan” most of us see on the outside and allows the reader to peer inside, which might surprise and disillusion some about Japan whilst others may remain entirely unfazed. Cambridge University Press- Social Science – pages. First posted at With Love from Japan, Eustacia At home, how can a child learn the gender equality if he or she sees his or her mom is always busy with the housework when the dad comes home and just sits there waiting sugimkto the meal I don’t remember the term exactly but they called this as ‘miso soup’ issue in Japan.
Books by Yoshio Sugimoto. Gabriel Germain rated it really liked it Nov 23, Collusion and Competition in the Establishment.
You won’t become and expert on Japanese society after reading this book, but you’ll definitely have learnt something. Ivy rated it really liked it Jan 07, Minority Groups Ethnicity and Discrimination.
Istvan Zoltan rated it really liked it Introducyion 20, For example, in the geographical variation part, I did not agree in the way people raised outside Tokyo are considered as bilingual.
Published by Cambridge University Press first published My library Help Advanced Book Search. Internationally renowned scholar Yoshio Sugimoto uses both English and Japanese sources to update and expand upon his original kapanese in this sophisticated yet highly readable text. My library Help Advanced Book Search. An Introduction to Japanese Society. Diversity and Unity in Education.
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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? Very easy to read to, and quotes from many anthropologists in almost a collection of other peoples work, but with his own opinion. Cambridge University Press Amazon. Well, I may be a bit biased on why I was particularly taken with this book considering my academic background but nonetheless, it has some GREAT info about Japanese social structure.
Ayla rated it really liked it Apr 03, All in all, an interesting book, especially if you’re looking to a brief introduction.
An Introduction to Japanese Society
Japaneseness Ethnicity and Minority Groups. An Overview – Japan likes to think it’s egalitarian, but it’s not. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. 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.
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 his original narrative. In so doing he challenges the traditional notion that Japan comprises a uniform culture, and draws attention to its subcultural diversity and class competition. Therefore, they cannot be called bilingual. Geographical and Generational Variations.
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. Jan 14, Suvi rated it really liked it Shelves: However, I doubt if they really teach that at school.