Japanese Sense of Self / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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.
|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Series:||Publications of the Society for Psychological Anthropology Series|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)|
Table of ContentsList 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.