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Re-Made in Japan Everyday Life and Consumer Taste in a Changing Society

ISBN-10: 0300060823

ISBN-13: 9780300060829

Edition: N/A

Authors: Joseph J. Tobin

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Book details

List price: $28.00
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 9/28/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Joseph Tobin is professor of early childhood education at the University of Georgia and the author of several books, including Preschool in Three Cultures Revisited, also published by the University of Chicago Press.

Acknowledgments
Note on Names
Introduction: Domesticating the West
The Depato: Merchandising the West while Selling Japaneseness
"For Beautiful Human Life": The Use of English in Japan
Tractors, Television, and Telephones: Reach Out and Touch Someone in Rural Japan
The Japanese Bath: Extraordinarily Ordinary
Images of the West: Home Style in Japanese Magazines
Alienation and Reconnection in a Home for the Elderly
Drinking Etiquette in a Changing Beverage Market
A Japanese-French Restaurant in Hawai'i
The Aesthetics and Politics of Japanese Identity in the Fashion Industry
Shopping for Souvenirs in Hawai'i
"Bwana Mickey": Constructing Cultural Consumption at Tokyo Disneyland
Tango in Japan and the World Economy of Passion
List of Contributors
Index