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6 edition of The Japanese woman found in the catalog.

The Japanese woman

traditional image and changing reality

by Iwao, Sumiko

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan,
  • Japan.
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Japan -- Social conditions.,
    • Sex role -- Japan.,
    • Japan -- Social conditions -- 1945-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-294) and index.

      StatementSumiko Iwao.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1762 .I93 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 304 p. ;
      Number of Pages304
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1428783M
      ISBN 100674471962
      LC Control Number93040040

        And while having many years ago retired from dating Japanese women, my love affair with Japan grows stronger every year. Foreign Agenda is a forum for opinion on issues related to life in Japan.   Women account for only percent of researchers in Japan (as of March ) — at the bottom of the ranking among OECD members. Discrimination must be .

      Kana shodo is one of the few remaining female-only scripts in the world. By melding it with modern art forms, Japanese artist Kaoru Akagawa is intent on keeping the ancient Japanese calligraphy alive.   O n average, nobody lives longer than Japanese women. Their life expectancy is 87 years (and Japanese men, who live about 80 years, aren’t far behind). This remarkable longevity is .

      The Understanding Japanese Women E-Book isn't some silly book on how to date any Asian woman (let's be honest, all Asian cultures ARE NOT the same.) And it certainly ISN'T some ridiculous "3-step system" or otherwise designed to get any Japanese woman to sleep with you. This theme of work-life balance in fact, reminded me of a korean drama I saw called “Romance is a bonus book” in which the main lead is a woman who chose to be a housewife and take care of her.


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