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Family and Social Policy in Japan Anthropological Approaches

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ISBN-10: 0521815711

ISBN-13: 9780521815710

Edition: 2002

Authors: Roger Goodman

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Social policies reflect and construct important ideas in societies about the relationship between the state and the individual. This book examines this relationship in a number of hitherto unexplored areas in Japanese society including policies relating to fertility, peri-natal care, child care, child abuse, sexuality, care for the aged and death. The conclusion is that a great change has taken place in all these areas through the 1990s as a consequence of Japan's changing economy, demography and the development of civil society. The case studies, based on intensive anthropological fieldwork, not only demonstrate how and why family and social policies have evolved in the world's second…    
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Book details

List price: $104.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/26/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

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