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Japanese Sense of Self / Edition 1

Japanese Sense of Self / Edition 1

by Nancy R. Rosenberger


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Japanese Sense of Self / Edition 1

Demonstrating the Japanese ability to reconcile opposition within their community, this presentation of the idea of the self as interactive with society challenges previous simplistic comparisons between Western individualism and non-Western collectivism.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900521466379
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 01/28/1994
Series: Publications of the Society for Psychological Anthropology Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

List figures; List of contributors; Preface; 1. Introduction Nancy Rosenberger; 2. Japanese preschools and the pedagogy of selfhood Joseph Tobin; 3. Multiple selves: the aesthetics and politics of artisanal identities Dorinne Kondo; 4. The tree in summer, the tree in winter: movement of self in Japan Nancy Rosenberger; 5. Identification of the self in relation to the environment Augustin Berque; 6. Self in Japanese culture Takie Lebra; 7. The reference of other orientation Tamkami Kuwayama; 8. Kehjime: how indexing self and social life defines its organisation Jane Bachnik; Index.

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