Life in a Japanese Women's College: Learning to be Ladylike - Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies (Hardback)Brian J. McVeigh (author)
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Brian J. McVeigh draws on his experience as a teacher at one such institution to explore the cultural and social processes used to promote 'femininity' in Japanese women. His detailed and ethnographically-informed study considers how the students of these institutions are socialized to fit their future dual roles of employees and mothers, and illuminates the sociopolitical role that the colleges play in Japanese society as a whole.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 284
Weight: 386 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 19 mm
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