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By Akiko Hashimoto, John W. Traphagan

An interdisciplinary examine the dramatic alterations within the modern eastern relatives, together with either empirical facts and analyses of renowned culture.

The jap relatives is at a crossroads of demographic switch and adjusted cultural values. whereas the inhabitants of kids has been shrinking and that of elders emerging, attitudes approximately rights and tasks in the family members have replaced considerably. The realities of lifestyles in postmodern society have formed either the imagined relations of pop culture and the lived adventure of eastern family members participants. Imagined households, Lived households takes an interdisciplinary process towards those dramatic adjustments through taking a look at the japanese kinfolk from various views, together with media reviews, anthropology, sociology, literature, and pop culture. The individuals examine representations of kin in manga and anime, outsider households and households that needs to cope with country prosecution of political activists, the stereotype of absolutely the jap father, and outdated age and end-of-life judgements in a speedily getting older society with altering relations configurations.

“…Hashimoto and Traphagan’s number of essays is well timed and welcome … Imagined households, Lived Families will be applied as a textbook in sessions on postwar Japan, really in classes concentrating on society or culture.” — Journal of jap Studies

“…the top of the range of the essays and the presentation of unique study no longer formerly released makes this quantity valuable.” — Pacific Affairs

“Japanese family members styles are present process explosive swap. This quantity vividly showcases the various vital positive aspects and extraordinary instances of this household transformation. it is necessary studying for Japan reports and for a family members sociology of past due modernity.” — William W. Kelly, editor of Fanning the Flames: lovers and purchaser tradition in modern Japan

Contributors comprise Akiko Hashimoto, Susan O. lengthy, Keiko McDonald, Susan Napier, Patricia Steinhoff, Mariko Tamanoi, and John W. Traphagan.

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