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Kamikaze Biker Parody and Anomy in Affluent Japan

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ISBN-10: 0226735281

ISBN-13: 9780226735283

Edition: 1991

Authors: Ikuya Sato, Gerald D. Suttles

List price: $33.00
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In this firsthand account of high-risk car and motorcycle racing in Japan, Ikuya Sato shows how affluence and consumerism have spawned various experimental and deviant life-styles among youth. Kamikaze Biker offers an intriguing look at a form of delinquency in a country traditionally thought to be devoid of social problems. "Ikuya Sato's Kamikaze Biker is an exceptionally fine ethnographic analysis of a recurrent form of Japanese collective youth deviance. . . . Sato has contributed a work of value to a wide range of scholarly audiences."—Jack Katz, Contemporary Sociology "A must for anyone interested in Japan, juvenile delinquency and/or youth behavior in general, or the impact of…    
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Book details

List price: $33.00
Copyright year: 1991
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 6/20/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 292
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

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