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Historicizing Japanese Workers and Japanese Capitalism

Nana Okura Gagné

in Reworking Japan: Changing Men at Work and Play under Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501753039
eISBN:
9781501753053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501753039.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter begins with a brief historicization of salarymen from the late 1800s to the early 1990s. It focuses on the formation of the socioeconomic category of the New Middle Class and the ... More


Codes of Class

Carol Upadhya

in Reengineering India: Work, Capital, and Class in an Offshore Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199461486
eISBN:
9780199087495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461486.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter 6 focuses on the connections between IT and the middle class, exploring processes of class consolidation and reshuffling that have been set in motion by the advent of the software outsourcing ... More


Conclusion

Nana Okura Gagné

in Reworking Japan: Changing Men at Work and Play under Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501753039
eISBN:
9781501753053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501753039.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter reviews the different meanings of the new middle class, which describe the historical and cultural configurations of postwar Japan and universalized notions of socioeconomic class used ... More


The Cult of the New

Louise Young

in Beyond the Metropolis: Second Cities and Modern Life in Interwar Japan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780520275201
eISBN:
9780520955387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275201.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

The social and cultural movements of the interwar expressed a fascination with “the new”—the new products, new pastimes, new lifestyles, and new types of men and women that erupted onto the urban ... More


Gentrifying the State: Governing Through Property

D. Asher Ghertner

in Rule By Aesthetics: World-Class City Making in Delhi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199385560
eISBN:
9780190263324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199385560.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Chapter 2 follows a series of political transformations that granted organizations of private property owners called resident welfare associations (RWAs) unheralded political power in millennial ... More


Sacred Space Becomes Public Space

Deonnie Moodie

in The Making of a Modern Temple and a Hindu City: Kalighat and Kolkata

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190885267
eISBN:
9780190885298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190885267.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

At the turn of the twenty-first century, middle-class men and women formed non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and filed public interest litigation suits (PILs) in order to expand temple space, ... More


World-Class City Making

D. Asher Ghertner

in Rule By Aesthetics: World-Class City Making in Delhi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199385560
eISBN:
9780190263324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199385560.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Chapter 1 lays out the political-economic foundations of the world-class city. Analyzing prominent assessments of the growth potential of India’s property market, the chapter shows how the vision of ... More


Popular Culture in Emergent Brazil

Bryan Mccann

in Emergent Brazil: Key Perspectives on a New Global Power

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060675
eISBN:
9780813050942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060675.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Three transformations have reshaped Brazilian popular culture over the last two decades—the emergence of a new middle class, the spread of digital media, and the rise of new forms of cultural ... More


Conclusion: The Thin Elephant in a Crowded Shed

Ester Gallo

in The Fall of Gods: Memory, Kinship, and Middle Classes in South India

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199469307
eISBN:
9780199089871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199469307.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The conclusion argues for a reconsideration of the place hold by kinship in postcolonial trajectories of social mobility. The reading of present middle-class modernities through the lens of kinship ... More


Classifying Spaces, Specifying Classes: Citizens, the State, and Disney-Divinity in Delhi

Sanjay Srivastava

in Entangled Urbanism: Slum, Gated Community, and Shopping Mall in Delhi and Gurgaon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198099147
eISBN:
9780199084487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099147.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter focuses on the massive Akshardham Temple complex on the banks of the Yamuna river, completed in November 2005. Surrounded by a network of flyovers, highways, toll-ways, and new suburban ... More


Going down? Caught between stasis and mobility

Rachel Thomson

in Unfolding lives: Youth, gender and change

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420510
eISBN:
9781447304104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420510.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter focuses on Stan, a middle-class, young white man growing up in the affluent commuter belt but struggling for a sense of purpose. He was interviewed three times, at ages 18 in 1999, 19 in ... More


Aesthetic Criminalization: The Nuisance of Slums

D. Asher Ghertner

in Rule By Aesthetics: World-Class City Making in Delhi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199385560
eISBN:
9780190263324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199385560.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Chapter 4 considers how nuisance talk travels into the judicial process, codifying the aesthetic sensibilities discussed in the previous two chapters into a distinctly propertied form of citizenship. ... More


New Order and Progress: Development and Democracy in Brazil

Ben Ross Schneider (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190462888
eISBN:
9780190492885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190462888.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This book takes a deep, long look at the political economy of Brazil. The distinctive perspectives of the 11 chapters is historical, comparative, and theoretical. The main substantive chapters are ... More


Introduction

Biswarup Sen and Abhijit Roy

in Channeling Cultures: Television Studies from India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198092056
eISBN:
9780199082889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092056.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Starting with a reference to the recent instances of confrontation between the Indian state and an agitated “civil society”, the Introduction draws our attention to the roles Indian television plays ... More


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