A Sociology of Japanese Youth: From Returnees to NEETs by Roger Goodman,Yuki Imoto,Tuukka Toivonen PDF

By Roger Goodman,Yuki Imoto,Tuukka Toivonen

Over the prior thirty years, while Japan has produced a various set of adlescent cultures that have had an enormous influence on pop culture around the globe, it has additionally constructed a succession of adlescent difficulties that have ended in significant issues in the state itself. Drawing on distinct empirical fieldwork, the authors of this quantity set those concerns in a truly articulated ‘social constructionist’ framework, and positioned forth a sociology of jap formative years difficulties which argues that there's a sure predictability concerning the means during which those difficulties are came upon, outlined and dealt with.

The chapters contain case stories protecting concerns such as:

Returnee youngsters (kikokushijo)

Compensated courting (enjo k?sai)

Corporal punishment (taibatsu)

Bullying (ijime)

Child abuse (jid? gyakutai)

The withdrawn formative years (hikikomori) and

NEETs (not in schooling, employment or training)

By interpreting those numerous social difficulties jointly, A Sociology of eastern adolescence explains why specific formative years difficulties seemed once they did and what classes they could supply for the learn of sweet sixteen difficulties in different societies.

This booklet may be of massive curiosity to scholars and students of jap society and tradition, the sociology of Japan, eastern anthropology and the comparative sociology of youngster studies.

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