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The Japanese family in transition [electronic resource] : from the professional housewife ideal to the dilemmas of choice / Suzanne Hall Vogel with Steven K. Vogel.

Author/Creator:
Vogel, Suzanne Hall, 1931-2012.
Publication:
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., c2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (201 p.)
Series:
Asia/Pacific/Perspectives
Asia/Pacific/Perspectives
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Subjects:
Families -- Japan -- Case studies.
Housewives -- Japan -- Case studies.
Women -- Japan -- Case studies.
Japan -- Social conditions -- 1945-.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
In 1958, Suzanne and Ezra Vogel embedded themselves in a Tokyo suburban community, interviewing six middle-class families regularly for a year. Their research led to Japan's New Middle Class, a classic work on the sociology of Japan. Now, Suzanne Hall Vogel's compelling sequel traces the evolution of Japanese society over the past fifty years through the lives of three of these ordinary yet remarkable women and their daughters and granddaughters. These gripping biographies poignantly illustrate the strengths and the vulne
Contents:
Contents; Preface; 1 The Postwar Ideal; 2 Mrs. Tanaka; 3 Mrs. Itou; 4 Mrs. Suzuki; 5 New Strains; Index; About the Author
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Vogel, Steven Kent.
ISBN:
1-299-25238-9
1-4422-2172-0
OCLC:
835076463