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Senri Ethnological Studies (SES)

No.62 The Culture of Association and Associations in Contemporary Japanese Society

March 29, 2002 Publication

Edited by Hirochika NAKAMAKI

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Contents
Hirochika NAKAMAKI : Preface
Hirochika NAKAMAKI: Introduction: Shaen in Contemporary Japanese Society
Toshinao YONEYAMA : Comment to Introduction: Memoir on Shaen (Sodality)

PART I  VOLUNTARY ASSOCIATIONS
Christoph BRUMANN : Deconstructing the Pont des Arts: Why Kyoto Did Not Get Its Parisian Bridge
Okpyo MOON : Voluntary Associations in Japan: A Functional Factor in the System or a Changing Force?
Guven P. WITTEVEEN : Civil Society in Japan and Takefu City's Efforts to Involve Citizens in Community Building

PART II  OVERSEAS JAPANESE COMMUNITIES
Junko SAKAI : Gender and Globalisation: the Japanese diaspora
Wai-Ming Ng, BENJAMIN : The Japanese Association and the Kowloon Club: A Study of the Japanese Community in Singapore from a Comparative Perspective
Yun Hui TSU : Post-Mortem Identity and Burial Obligation: On Blood Relations, Place Relations, and Associational Relations in the Japanese Community of Singapore

PART III  GENDER, COMPANY AND RELIGION
Toshiko Tsukaguchi-Le GRAND : Gender and Employment Policy in Japan: The Case of University Graduates
Hirochika NAKAMAKI : The Company Funeral as Shaen Culture
Wendy A. SMITH : The Corporate Culture of a Globalized Japanese New Religion

List of Contributors

 
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