Understanding Japanese Society (Nissan Institute Routledge Japanese Studies Series)

By: JOY HENDRY

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This is a welcome new edition of this bestselling textbook. It provides a clear, accessible and readable introduction to Japanese society which does not require any previous knowledge of the country. Fully updated, revised and expanded, the 3rd edition contains new material on:
- the effects of the Asian crisis and recession in Japan
- the emergence of the millennial cults such as the Aum Shinrikyo
- major advances in sport and leisure such as the 2002 World Cup and the amazing global cultural success of Pokemon and Japanese animation and computer games
- the tumultuous changes of the Japanese ruling elite
- the Ainu and other Japanese minorities
- debates about the future of the Japanese constitution and the resurgence of nationalism and militarism.

Title:: Understanding Japanese Society (Nissan Institute Routledge Japanese Studies Series)

Author:: JOY HENDRY

Categories: Asian,

Edition:: 2

Publisher: Routledge: 1995-04-01

ISBN Number:: 0415102596

ISBN Number: 13: 9780415102599

Binding:: Paper Back

Book Condition:: New

Seller ID:: 20071210129699