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Economic and Household Factors of First Marriage in Two Northeastern Japanese Villages, 1716–1870

Noriko O. Tsuya and Satomi Kurosu

in Similarity in Difference: Marriage in Europe and Asia, 1700-1900

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027946
eISBN:
9780262325837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027946.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter examines the patterns of and factors associated with first marriage in two farming villages in northeastern Japan in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, using data drawn from their ... More


The uneven dividend: health and well-being in later life

Anna Coote

in Unequal ageing: The untold story of exclusion in old age

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424129
eISBN:
9781447304098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424129.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

In later life, health determines what growing old means to people. However, there are gross inequalities in the way health is distributed across the human population, both between countries and ... More


The Vision of America: Bringing Television to Japan

Simon Partner

in Assembled in Japan: Electrical Goods and the Making of the Japanese Consumer

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520217928
eISBN:
9780520923171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217928.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter argues that despite the gloomy economic conditions of the early postwar years, some entrepreneurs found immense business opportunities in the emerging new technologies of mass ... More


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