why is the author referred to as “he” in the description? i looked up Chie Nakane, and she is a lady, according to wikipedia and a few other sites that have. Nakane Chie: anthropology: Anthropology in Asia: Nakane Chie of the University of Tokyo, trained after the war, has long been the best-known Japanese. Dr. Nakane Chie is a leading social anthropologist in Japan. Her characteristi.

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There, he works for “such and such legal firm. Learn more at Author Central. Nakane deals with his own society as a social anthropologist using some of the methods which he was accustomed to applying in examining any other society.

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Silvia rated it liked it Jul 08, This is the first book that explores the social hierarchy in Japanese society and its effects on the individual. Relevant discussion may be found on the talk page.

Japanese Society by Chie Nakane – Paperback – University of California Press

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Only 2 left in stock – order soon. Take an American lawyer. Structuralist interpretation of Japanese society that helps to understand how traditional Japanese look at their relationships. The ways in which the classes are constructed are pursued as cgie the accepted ways of interaction between the different classes.

Table of Contents Preface Chapter One: I found this highly helpful with regards to my dissertation. Nakane Chie is a leading social anthropologist in Japan. In other words, whoever is immediately around you and whatever immediately concerns you. Being a college student is an attribute, for example. Provide feedback about this page. However, on this topic I highly recommend Ruth Benedict’s “The Chrysanthemum and the Sword” for more wide A study of the mental and behavioral characteristics of Japanese After reading the works of Sven Hedin, the Swedish explorer, she decided to major in anthropology.

Oct 17, Kimi Alias rated it it was amazing. Books by Chie Nakane. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. As with Benedict’s research, some of the contents must be evaluated in light of the many decades which have passed since Nakane first published this book.

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Please try your request again later. Jul 24, Fadoua rated it liked it. I really enjoyed this book, full of interesting background xhie the development of Japanese society and why the Japanese behave the way they do in comparison to other nations. Michael Crisostomo rated it it was amazing Aug 28, Localism and Tangibility Concluding Remarks Index.


One is of course reminded of Ruth Benedict’s Chrysanthemum and the Sword which deals also with Japanese national culture. I would be more interested to read a revised version Three quick thoughts about this book: Too dry for me. I didn’t finish the book.

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At the same time, she impressed people by her enthusiastic experiments which linked field research to convincing theories that covered large areas of the globe. The impact of this book has been so great that the phrase “vertical society” is now understood by many people in the world. Low to High Price: Examples of how frames define the entirety of Japan’s social relations can be found not only in the corporate world but in politics, education, and the home.