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Family and household in changing Japan

Family and household in changing Japan

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Published by Dept. of Sociology, University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Family -- Japan.,
  • Households -- Japan.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementedited by Takashi Koyama, Kiyomi Morioka, Fumie Kumagai.
    SeriesJournal of comparative family studies -- v. 12, no. 3.
    ContributionsKoyama, Takashi, 1900-1983., Morioka, Kiyomi, 1923-, Kumagai, Fumie.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, vi, v, xiii, p. 294-396 :
    Number of Pages396
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14215047M

      University of Maryland sociologist Philip Cohen, the author of The Family: Diversity, Inequality, and Social Change, released his new study on Sept 4. . The figure represents an actual family in the Mizusawa area of Northeast Japan, the Satō family (a pseudonym). The Satōs are close friends of the author of this article, since the days when the now great-grandfather was the new young head of his family and household forty-five years ago.

      Analysis by the Institute for Public Policy Research thinktank shows that eight out of 10 married women do more household chores, while just one Author: Tracy Mcveigh. This book is by an American who marries into a Japanese family and becomes the caretaker of a centuries-old farmhouse. There are nice nuggets in the book- pictures of ancestors to give life to the family history, a description of the family sitting around the central table wrapped in /5.

    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. The Oxford English Dictionary defines a nuclear family as: “the basic family group consisting typically of father, mother, and their dependent children, regarded as a social unit.” I mirror the observations of sociologists Zinn and Eitzen when they refer to the family as “a haven, a place of intimacy, love and trust” (Zinn & Eitzen.


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