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Titre(s) : Configurations of family in contemporary Japan [Texte imprimé] / edited by Tomoko Aoyama, Laura Dales, Romit Dasgupta

Publication : London : Routledge, Taylor & Francis group, 2015

Description matérielle : 1 vol. (XVI-179 p.) : ill. ; 24 cm

Collection : The Nissan Institut-Routledge Japanese studies series

Lien à la collection : Routledge Japanese studies series 


Comprend : Re-imagining the 'post-bubble' family in Tokyo Sonata and Hush! / Romit Dasgupta ; Suitably single?: representations of singlehood in contemporary Japan / Laura Dales ; Accommodating Japan's ageing sexual minorities: the 'family of friends' concept in LGBTI seniors' residential care / Leonie Stickland ; The girl-grandmother relation in Japanese children's literature / Tomoko Aoyama ; Girls, old women and fairytale families in the Old Woman's Skin and Howl's Moving Castle / Lucy Fraser ; From model to deviant: conflicting representations of parenthood in transnational families in Japan and Brazil / Tomoko Nakamatsu ; The role of newspapers in constructing public representations of 'monster parents' / Kayako Hashimoto ; Making 'traditional' families in transitional settings: Japanese women in Balinese-Japanese marriages / Leng Leng Thang and Mika Toyota ; Transnational Japanese women and family space in Western Australia / Sachiko Sone and Leng Leng Thang ; Reconciling migration and filial piety: accounts of Japanese lifestyle migrants in Australia / Jared Denman ; Epilogue: the family in twenty-first-century Japan: between nation and transnation / Vera Mackie.

Note(s) : Bibliogr. p. 158-173
"The middle-class nuclear family model has long dominated discourses on family in Japan. Yet there have always been multiple configurations of family and kinship, which, in the context of significant socio-economic and demographic shifts since the 1990s, have become increasingly visible in public discourse. This book explores the meanings and practices of "family" in Japan, and brings together research by scholars of literature, gender studies, media and cultural studies, sociology and anthropology. While the primary focus is the "Japanese" family, it also examines the experience and practice of family beyond the borders of Japan, in such settings as Brazil, Australia, and Bali. The chapters explore key issues such as ageing, single households, non-heterosexual living arrangements and parenting. Moreover, many of the issues addressed, such as the growing diversity of family, the increase in single-person households, and the implications of an ageing society, are applicable to other mature, late-industrial societies. Employing both multi- and inter-disciplinary approaches, this book combines textual analysis of contemporary television, film, literature, manga, anime and other media with empirical and ethnographic studies of families in Japan and in transnational spaces. As such, it will be of great interest to students and scholars working across a number of fields including Japanese culture and society, sociology of family, gender studies, film and media studies, literature and cultural studies, and gerontology"


Autre(s) auteur(s) : Aoyama, Tomoko. Éditeur scientifique  Voir les notices liées en tant qu'auteur
Dales, Laura. Éditeur scientifique  Voir les notices liées en tant qu'auteur
Dasgupta, Romit. Éditeur scientifique  Voir les notices liées en tant qu'auteur


Sujet(s) : Famille -- Japon  Voir les notices liées en tant que sujet
Ménages -- Japon  Voir les notices liées en tant que sujet
Changement social -- Japon  Voir les notices liées en tant que sujet
Conditions sociales -- Japon  Voir les notices liées en tant que sujet


Numéros : ISBN 9780415717656 (hardback). - ISBN 0415717655 (hardback). - ISBN 9781315871196 (erroné) (e-book)

Notice n° :  FRBNF44271361 (notice reprise d'un réservoir extérieur)



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