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Japanese Family and Society

Words from Tongo Takebe, A Meiji Era Sociologist (Haworth Series in Marriage & Family Studies)

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  • General,
  • Sociology - Marriage & Family,
  • Travel / Asia / China,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Social Science,
  • Family / Parenting / Childbirth,
  • Sociology,
  • Family,
  • History,
  • Japan

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsTeruhito Sako (Editor), Suzanne K. Steinmetz (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11143280M
    ISBN 100789032600
    ISBN 109780789032607

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    Obake Family Day returns to Japan Society, this time with more ghosts and goblins than before! Lurking within the nooks and crannies of Japan Society are brazen obake, kooky yokai and other curious characters from Japan’s fantastical body of folklore waiting to be discovered through storytelling, crafts, film, a scavenger hunt and more! This year’s event includes performances . With the ever growing contact between Japan and the rest of the world comes an increasingly important need to understand a society that is fascinating but still often confusing to the outsider. In this brand new fourth edition of Understanding Japanese Society Joy Hendry brings the reader up to date both with recent changes as Japan hit the world headlines under the triple .

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+ The Japanese society has changed since the book was written (in the 70s). I would be more interested to read a revised version Three quick thoughts about this book: + This book seems to be everyone's reference to understand the Japanese social system/5.

Japanese Family and Society is a translation of Takebe’s General Sociology: Introduction (, Volume 1) and an excerpt from General Sociology: Social Statistics (, Volume 3). In Volume 1, Takebe reviews the accomplishments of major Eastern and Western scholars. The family is called kazoku (家族) in is basically composed of a couple as is the family in other societies.

The Japanese family is based on the line of descent and adoption. Ancestors and offspring are linked together by an idea of family genealogy, or keizu, which does not mean relationships based on mere blood inheritance and succession, but rather a bond of. This book is quite an eye opener, providing insights and answers regarding Japanese society: why the LDP Japanese Family and Society book so dysfunctional with so many old men at the helm; why the big corporations all work in the same manner; why it is very difficult for the foreigner to really penetrate into Japanese society (see Cartel of the Minds)/5(21).

Japanese Society () is an analysis of the structure of Japanese society, written by Nakane main theme of the book is the working of what Nakane calls "the vertical principle" in Japanese society, which is a series of social relations between two individuals, one of whom is senior and one of whom is junior.

Nakane also formulates the criteria of 'attribute' and 'frame' Author: Nakane Chie. Private firms are expected to secure men’s jobs and income to the greatest extent, taking advantage of Japanese employment customs. On the other hand, women are expected to provide care for their family members. The book argues that the familialist orientation is still dominant in Japan and is repeatedly reinforced in the policy context.

The development of the Japanese family was a cornerstone of the formation of the Japanese state in the late nineteenth century. 1 The low position of Japanese women was among the various criteria the West used to declare Japan a backward society, and the Meiji state () developed an ideology centered on the importance of educating women.

Beneath Japan's gender relations and family system lies an elaborate system of registration which penetrates into the life of every Japanese and controls it in a fundamental way.

The koseki (family registration) system is the cornerstone of the scheme, representing the usually veiled ura aspect of Japanese familyAuthor: Yoshio Sugimoto. Written in a clear and engaging style, An Introduction to Japanese Society captures the breadth and diversity of contemporary Japan.

This fourth edition features the latest research into Japanese society, updated statistical data, and coverage of recent events including the earthquake and tsunami, and the change in by: Japanese society” (p), using data from a study of wives with pre-school-age children and based on the results from the Population Census that extended residence is prevalent in “ contemporary Japan nearly 30 percent of households with.

This kind of traditional Japanese family system — the multigenerational family organized around primogeniture, that is to say passing the entire estate of the family, the social role, the financial assets, the occupation, the profession, from father to the eldest, usually the eldest son — is a distinct characteristic of the Japanese kinship.

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The family bond in Japanese society is strong. Traditionally, the father is the financial provider, while the mother takes care of the household and provides child care.

Today, women's roles are slowly changing as more and more women choose to. Although Japanese family roles have changed considerably in the 20th century, aspects of the traditional ie, or “continuing family,” still Japanese have a saying that even if an extended family does not live together, parents and grandparents should live near enough to carry over a bowl of hot soup.

“This is the way it ought to be, he thought to himself, to be able to dance with a girl you like and really get a kick out of it because everything’ on an even keel and one’s worries are of the usual ones of unpaid bills and sickness in the family and being late to work too often.

Arts & Crafts Building & LEGO Dolls & Stuffed Animals Family & Classic Games Games for Kids Outdoor Fun Planes, Japanese History. 1 - 20 of results Publish your book with B&N. Learn More. The B&N Mastercard®. The ideal Japanese family has always been hierarchical, and internal family relations have provided a model for authority relations in non-kinship groupings.

The terms oya (parent) and ko (child), for example, have been extended in meaning to indicate superiors and inferiors: lord and vassal, boss and henchman, employer and employee, leader and.

Work and Family in Japanese Society. Authors: Tsutsui, Junya On the other hand, women are expected to provide care for their family members.

The book argues that the familialist orientation is still dominant in Japan and is repeatedly reinforced in.

Japanese mythology, body of stories compiled from oral traditions concerning the legends, gods, ceremonies, customs, practices, and historical accounts of the Japanese people. Most of the surviving Japanese myths are recorded in the Kojiki (compiled. The Japanese Family System Like many Asian family systems, the Japanese family system was an extended family which included distant relatives as well as the dead.

In the earliest times, and certainly with the influence of China, ancestor worship was a strong and vibrant belief which made deceased real, active members of the family. Changing Japanese Families 5 of the nuclear family. This was a radical makeover: the “new” postwar family was represented in the language of equality, individual rights, freedom of choice, and voluntary unions—civic principles derived from a Euro-American paradigm that was entirely distinct from the preceding Confucian patriarchy.Get this from a library!

Japanese family and society: words from Tongo Takebe, a Meiji era sociologist. [Tongo Takebe; Teruhito Sako; Suzanne K Steinmetz] -- "Although current study in sociology emphasizes multiculturalism, sociological theory, grounded in the [udeo-Chriscian perspectives, provides only limited insight which can result in an inaccurate.Some family words in Japanese are the same whether you are talking about your family or another person's family.

These are general terms such as "family," "parents," and "siblings." The table provides the sound file in the first column with the term written in Japanese kanji directly below the : Namiko Abe.