A Sociology of Japanese Youth: From Returnees to NEETs (Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies)

A Sociology of Japanese Youth: From Returnees to NEETs (Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies)


Over the previous thirty years, when Japan has produced a various set of youngster cultures that have had a big effect on pop culture around the globe, it has additionally constructed a succession of sweet sixteen difficulties that have resulted in significant issues in the state itself. Drawing on particular empirical fieldwork, the authors of this quantity set those matters in a sincerely articulated ‘social constructionist’ framework, and positioned forth a sociology of eastern formative years difficulties which argues that there's a definite predictability concerning the means during which those difficulties are came upon, outlined and dealt with.

The chapters comprise case experiences protecting concerns such as:

Returnee little ones (kikokushijo)

Compensated relationship (enjo kōsai)

Corporal punishment (taibatsu)

Bullying (ijime)

Child abuse (jidō gyakutai)

The withdrawn early life (hikikomori) and

NEETs (not in schooling, employment or training)

By studying those a number of social difficulties jointly, A Sociology of eastern formative years explains why specific early life difficulties seemed after they did and what classes they could offer for the examine of teen difficulties in different societies.

This e-book may be of massive curiosity to scholars and students of jap society and tradition, the sociology of Japan, jap anthropology and the comparative sociology of minor studies.

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