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Women in changing Japan

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Japan,
  • Women"s rights -- Japan

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Joyce Lebra, Joyce Paulson, Elizabeth Powers.
    ContributionsLebra-Chapman, Joyce, 1925-, Paulson, Joy., Powers, Elizabeth, 1944-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1762 .W65, HQ1762 W65
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 322 p.
    Number of Pages322
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20819329M
    ISBN 100891580190

    In her fifth book, Chambers (Mama's Girl) reports on dramatic changes in women's lives in postbust Japan, where, she notes, men are no longer the "financial titans" and where women—international. of Women who are Changing the World Buy the Book. Project Credits. Home. The Senator who was born in Japan, was elected to Hawaii’s house of representatives in and later became the.

    Kondo’s services command a waiting list a mile long in Japan, but for the rest of us, her book breaks down her radical, two-pronged approach to tidying. First, put your hands on everything you own, ask yourself if it sparks joy, and if it doesn’t, thank it for its service and get rid of it.   A book you won't be able to put down about the rise of raunch culture, and how we ended up in a world where women so often turn themselves and other women into sex objects.

    I doubt there is a book that has ripped my heart deeper than this one, and I encourage everyone, especially women, to read it. —Lini H. Get it from Amazon for $+, Barnes and Noble for $ "Japan is a country in which gender roles have appeared to be clearly circumscribed and stable. Both Westerners and many Japanese men have a vivid mental image of Japanese women as dependent, deferential, devoted to their families, and anything but ambitious. In this surprising new look at women in Japan, Sumiko Iwao shows that they are anything but the submissive female typically portrayed.


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