The Political Economy of Reproduction in Japan - The University of Sheffield/Routledge Japanese Studies Series (Hardback)Takeda Hiroko (author)
Hardback 288 Pages / Published: 23/09/2004
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This book analyzes the political economy of reproduction and its role in the process of Japanese modernization. Hiroko analyzes state attempts and policies to intervene into women's bodies and everyday lives to integrate them into the Japanese political economy. Based on Foucault's concept of governmentality the author develops a model to assess reproduction in three forms - economic, biological and socio-political - from 1868 until the present day.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 567 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 x 21 mm
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