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Contemporary urban Japan

a sociology of consumption

by J. R. Clammer

  • 227 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Blackwell Publishers in Oxford, UK, Malden, MA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan.
    • Subjects:
    • Sociology, Urban -- Japan.,
    • City and town life -- Japan.,
    • Consumption (Economics) -- Social aspects -- Japan.,
    • Consumer behavior -- Japan.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [169]-176) and index.

      StatementJohn Clammer.
      SeriesStudies in urban and social change
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT147.J3 C63 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 181 p. ;
      Number of Pages181
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL666959M
      ISBN 10063120301X, 0631203028
      LC Control Number97012661

        Japan has what some people claim to be a unique culture. The country has a long and great history and traditions that have stood the test of time. Not only that, but many subcultures are quite unique in Japan, too, attracting a lot of attention from other countries. These include movies, music, and even typical types of behavior that may seem strange to people from other countries such as. "A Modern History of Japan is the best textbook available for courses on Modern Japan and Imperial Japan. As a leading scholar on Japanese labor history, Gordon provides insightful details from the perspective of ordinary Japanese, particularly the hardships, opportunities and resistance from workers and other non-elites during Japan's.

      An excellent survey of research on urban history offering an introduction to the development and methods used in various countries with a list of resources and facilities available to urban historians. The book description for the previously published “Family Planning in Japanese Society: Traditional Birth Control in a Modern Urban Culture” is not yet available. Samuel Coleman is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Oregon.

      There was a growing emphasis on women's roles, the Japanese persona in the modern world, and the malaise of common people lost in the complexities of urban culture. Popular fiction, non-fiction, and children's literature all flourished in urban Japan in the s. A member of art-production company Kaikai Kiki and the Superflat movement (both founded by legendary Japanese artist Takashi Murakami), Chiho Aoshima is best known for her fantastical urban pop creatures and landscapes. An autodidact who started working with graphic art in Murakami’s factory, Aoshima creates surreal dreamscapes inhabited by ghosts, demons, young women and elements of Author: Culture Trip.


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