Urban Japanese Housewives: At Home and in the Community (Google eBook)

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University of Hawaii Press, 1992 - Social Science - 195 pages
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"A product of solid research, rich in information. There is no doubt about its admirable quality; I strongly recommend it for all those interested in Japan, women, housewifery, life course, urban community, or housing problems." --American Anthropologist
  

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Contents

The Community
6
The Housewife
12
Santama City and Its Inhabitants
24
The Life Course
32
Home and Family
65
Contacts Outside the Home
88
Perceptions of Community and Civic Participation
104
A Typology
130
Toward a New Kind of Community
140
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About the author (1992)

Anne E. Imamura is Chair of Asian Studies at the United States Department of State Foreign Service Institute.

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