By Satsuki Kawano, Glenda S. Roberts, Susan Orpett Long
This well timed quantity addresses basic questions very important to realizing Japan within the first decade of the twenty-first century. Its chapters jointly display a wondering of middle-class beliefs as soon as thought of the essence of Japaneseness. long ago two decades eastern society has noticeable a pointy elevate in precarious different types of employment, larger divorce premiums, and a widening hole among haves and have-nots. individuals draw on wealthy, nuanced fieldwork facts gathered through the 2000s to check paintings, education, kinfolk and marital relatives, baby rearing, leisure, way of life offerings, group help, intake and waste, fabric tradition, health, getting older, loss of life and memorial rites, and sexuality.
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So I decided to quit. I worried about it for a long time, but I was able to continue because he was there for 36 Glenda S. Roberts me. I thought, “Enough! ”. . I had said it before, but the supervisors were a rather eccentric lot, the number of regular staff had decreased, my work was mostly with irregular workers as the mainstays, and I was given a huge amount of responsibility. [If I had stayed], the pressure would probably have gotten to me. ”13 That comment may well have been the last straw for Sachi.
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Capturing Contemporary Japan: Differentiation and Uncertainty by Satsuki Kawano, Glenda S. Roberts, Susan Orpett Long