Gender and Japanese Society

A new title in the Routledge Major Works series, Critical Concepts in Asian Studies, this is a four-volume collection of cutting-edge and canonical research on gender and Japanese society.

Author: Dolores P. Martinez

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ISBN: 0415507049

Category: Social Science

Page: 1600

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Compiled and introduced by D. P. Martinez, the editor of an acclaimed four-volume anthology on Modern Japanese Culture and Society (Routledge, 2007) (978-0-415-41609-2), this new title from Routledge's Critical Concepts in Asian Studies series, is a collection of classic and the very best cutting-edge scholarship on themes and issues around gender in historical and contemporary Japan. Fully indexed and with a comprehensive introduction newly written by the editor, which carefully situates the collected material in its intellectual context, Gender and Japanese Society is an essential reference work. It is destined to be welcomed by scholars and students as a vital research resource.

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