Aspects of Social Change in Modern Japan

Aspects of Social Change in Modern Japan

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This is an examination of the consequences of Japan's rapid industrialization upon interpersonal relations. Based upon current theories of Western experiences with modernization, these studies show that the Eastern changes do not conform to Western patterns. Originally published in 1967. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 486 pages
  • 127 x 203 x 24.89mm | 454g
  • New Jersey, United States
  • English
  • 0691620784
  • 9780691620787
  • 2,762,218

Table of contents

*Frontmatter, pg. i*Foreword, pg. v*Contents, pg. ix*Introduction, pg. 1*I. Preconditions of Development: A Comparison of Japan and Germany, pg. 27*II. "Merit" as Ideology in the Tokugawa Period, pg. 71*III. Kinship Structure, Migration to the City, and Modernization, pg. 91*IV. Mobility, Equality, and Individuation in Modern Japan, pg. 113*V. Status Changes in Hamlet Structure Accompanying Modernization, pg. 153*VI. Associations and Democracy in Japan, pg. 185*VII. Collective Bargaining and Works Councils as Innovations in Industrial Relations in Japan during the i92o's, pg. 203*VIII. Postwar Trade Unionism, Collective Bargaining, and Japanese Social Structure, pg. 245*IX. Organization and Social Function of Japanese Gangs: Historical Development and Modern Parallels, pg. 289*X. Giri-Ninjo: An Interpretation, pg. 327*XI. Individual Mobility and Group Membership: The Case of the Burakumin-, pg. 337*XII. The Outcast Tradition in Modern Japan: A Problem in Social Self-Identity, pg. 373*XIII. Japanese Economic Growth: Background for Social Change, pg. 411*List of Contributors, pg. 455*Index, pg. 459
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