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Recreating Connections: Nonprofit Organizations’ Attempts to Foster Networking among Mothers of Preschoolers

Satsuki Kawano

in Capturing Contemporary Japan: Differentiation and Uncertainty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838683
eISBN:
9780824868895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838683.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines attempts by nonprofit organizations to foster networks among mothers of preschoolers. Drawing on participant observation and interviews conducted in Tokyo in January–April 2009, ... More


Society of Others: Kinship and Mourning in a West Papuan Place

Rupert Stasch

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520256859
eISBN:
9780520943322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520256859.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This study upsets the popular assumption that human relations in small-scale societies are based on shared experience. In a theoretically innovative account of the lives of the Korowai of West Papua, ... More


Capturing Contemporary Japan: Differentiation and Uncertainty

Satsuki Kawano, Glenda S. Roberts, and Susan Orpett Long (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838683
eISBN:
9780824868895
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838683.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

What are people's life experiences in present-day Japan? This book addresses fundamental questions vital to understanding Japan in the first decade of the twenty-first century. Its chapters ... More


Introduction: Differentiation and Uncertainty

Satsuki Kawano, Glenda S. Roberts, and Susan Orpett Long

in Capturing Contemporary Japan: Differentiation and Uncertainty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838683
eISBN:
9780824868895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838683.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book explores various aspects of life in contemporary Japan in terms of the shift toward differentiation and uncertainty and from the perspective of social actors positioned differently in ... More


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