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“Making an Ant’s Forehead of Difference”: Organic Agriculture as an Alternative Lifestyle in Japan

Nancy Rosenberger

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/9780824838683.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines alternative ways of living in Japan in the 2000s by focusing on the life of a young female organic farmer in relation to the concepts of resistance and identity. Drawing on the ... More


The quest for new lifestyles: migration, treechange and grey nomads

A. James Hammerton

in Migrants of the British Diaspora Since the 1960s: Stories From Modern Nomads

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526116574
eISBN:
9781526128409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526116574.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter canvasses the turn to ‘lifestyle’ goals in migration, in ‘escape stories’, in drives to realise ecological principles and anti-urban ideology and in quests for a ‘purer’ way of life ... More


Organic Futures: Struggling for Sustainability on the Small Farm

Connor J Fitzmaurice and Brian J. Gareau

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300199451
eISBN:
9780300224856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300199451.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Walking through nearly any grocery store, contemporary American consumers are bound to encounter organic food. At any of the myriad of farmers’ markets that have sprung up in cities and small ... More


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