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About this product
- PublisherDavid Fulton Publishers Ltd
- Date of Publication01/01/2009
- GenreSocial Sciences: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintDavid Fulton Publishers Ltd
- Content Note2 black & white illustrations, 2 black & white tables, 1 black & white halftones, 1 black & white line drawings
- Weight362 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine14 mm
- Edited byHeung Wah Wong,Joy Hendry
- Table Of ContentsIntroduction 1. Japan Anthropology: A Model for Good Practice in a Global Arena? 2. Against Hybridity as an Analytical Tool 3. Fear and Loathing of Americans Doing Japan Anthropology 4. The Relationship between Anthropological Theory, Methods and the Study of Japanese Society 5. Japan, Anthropology and the West 6. When Soto becomes Uchi: Some Thoughts on the Anthropology of Japan 7. Anthropological Fieldwork Reconsidered: With Japanese Folkloristics as a Mirror 8. The Discipline of Context: On Ethnography among the Japanese 9. Tinkering with the Natural: Lessons from Japan for an Anthropology of the Body 10. Japanese Ryokan and an Asian Atmosphere: Always East of Somewhere 11. Joint Research Project as a Tradition in Japanese Anthropology 12. De-Orientalizing Rice? The Role of Chinese Intermediaries in Globalizing Japanese Ricecookers 13. Two Wests Meet Japan: How a Three-Way Comparison of Japan with Canada and the United States Shifts Culture Paradigms 14. The West in the Head: Identity Issues of Latin Americans Living in Japan 15. East and West Unite in Culture 16. Wandering Where: Between Worlds or in No-Man's-Land? 17. West/Japan Dichotomy in the Context of Multiple Dichotomies 18. Neither Us nor Them : Koreans doing Japanese Anthropology 19. Re-Orient-ing the Occident: How Japanese Travellers to Asia Reveal the Changing Relationship between Eastern Membership and Perceived Western Hegemony 20. Contending with the Strong: Okinawa's Adaptation to World History 21. When West met East and made it West: Occidentalizing the Ainu 22. Japanese Collections in European Museums 23. Dismantling the East-West Dichotomy: What Happens with Religion? 24. Legacies of East-West Fusions in Social Ecology Theory in Dismantling 'Views of the Japanese Nation' 25. Japanese Management and Japanese Miracles: The Global Sweep of Japanese Economic and Religious Organizations 26. Somewhere In between: Toward an Interactive Anthropology in a World Anthropologies Project 27. If Anthropology is a Science, then the East-West Dichotomy is Irrelevant: Moving Towards a Global Anthropology 28. Writing for Common Ground: Rethinking Audience and Purpose in Japan Anthropology 29. Native Anthropology as a Cultural System: An Analysis of the Notion of a Native Anthropology as a Situated Response to the Anthropological Gaze 30. Japanese Anthropological Scholarship: An Alternative Model? 31. What Enlightenment can Japan Anthropology Offer to Anthropology?
- Author BiographyJoy Hendry is Professor of Social Anthropology at Oxford Brookes University and a Senior Member of St. Antony's College, Oxford. She has worked for many years in Japan, but recently seeks to put Japanese material in a global context. Her publications include Wrapping Culture: Politeness, Presentation and Power in Japan and Other Societies and The Orient Strikes Back: A Global View of Cultural Display. Heung Wah Wong is Associate Professor at The Department of Japanese Studies, The University of Hong Kong. His research interest lies in the study of Japanese companies. He is the author of Japanese Bosses, Chinese Workers: Power and Control in a Hong Kong Megastore.
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