Housewives of Japan: An ethnography of real lives and consumerized domesticity

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Abstract

Drawing on a unique ethnographic inquiry, Ofra Goldstein-Gidoni explores the complexities of the relationship between socially and culturally constructed roles bestowed on Japanese women by a variety of state agents, including the market and the media, and the ‘real’ lives of these women.

Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationNew York, NY
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages273
ISBN (Electronic)9781137079626
ISBN (Print)9780230340312
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2012

Keywords

  • Housewives -- Japan
  • Women -- Japan -- Social conditions

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