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Dilemmas of adulthood : Japanese women and the nuances of long-term resistance /

Nancy Rosenberger.

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Author: Rosenberger, Nancy Ross
Published: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, 2014.
Topics: Self-perception in women - Japan - Longitudinal studies. | Women - Japan - Longitudinal studies. | SOCIAL SCIENCE - Discrimination & Race Relations. | SOCIAL SCIENCE - Minority Studies. | HISTORY / Asia / Japan
Regions: Japan.
Genres: Longitudinal studies. | Electronic books.
Online Access: Connect to eMaterial (Available to all)
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Physical Description: 1 online resource (x, 209 pages)
Includes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9780824839024 (electronic bk.)
0824839021 (electronic bk.)

Summary: " ... Rosenberger investigates the nature of long-term resistance in a longitudinal study of more than fifty Japanese women over two decades. Between 25 and 35 years of age when first interviewed in 1993, the women represent a generation straddling the stable roles of post-war modernity and the risky but exciting possibilities of late modernity. By exploring the challenges they pose to cultural codes, Rosenberger builds a conceptual framework of long-term resistance that undergirds the struggles and successes of modern Japanese women. Her findings resonate with broader anthropological questions about how change happens in our global-local era and suggests a useful model with which to analyze ordinary lives in the late modern world"--Publisher.

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