Professor Nakane comes to explanation of the behavior of Japanese through analysis rather of historical social structure of Japanese society, beginning with the. Review: Japanese Society. User Review – Risa – Goodreads. Japanese Society ( Center for Japanese and Korean Studies) by Chie Nakane () Read full. Japanese Society by Professor Chie Nakane was a ground breaking book when first published in , and has been cited in many books that.

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You are commenting using your Facebook account. Nakane has tried to construct a structural image of Japanese society, synthesizing the major distinguishing features to be found in Japanese life. The Development of Ranking 2. Disciplines Anthropology Cultural Anthropology Asian. Aug 16, Rebecca Radnor rated it it was amazing Shelves: Nakane is a social anthropologist, and her analysis focuses on both the group structure and the vertical japanse of Japan’s society – in Japan your identity is based on what group you belong to, and your position within its hierarchy, what she refers to as “frame”, rather than any individual “attributes” you may have.


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Silvia rated it liked it Jul 08, In the late s, Ruth Benedict published “The Chrysanthemum and the Sword,” one of the first in-depth studies on Japanese culture widely read by the West and still considered a seminal work today. Simone rated it really liked it May 13, I have encountered the ideas of this books in several other works written about Japan. Take an American lawyer. Please help improve this article by introducing citations to additional sources.

Nakane choe formulates the criteria of ‘attribute’ and ‘frame’ to jpanese that way that groups are formed in Japan, and to compare Japan with other countries.


Japanese Society by Chie Nakane

One person found this helpful. Refresh and try again. I have only begun to learn about Japanese culture and society, but I found this book to be helpful and worth reading. Japanese Society is an academic evaluation of the class structure of Japanese society.

It centers mainly on the workplace, which, as I was reading it while in a Japanese workplace high schoolwas interesting at times, though a little out-dated now. Your company is more like a family, maybe in some ways chid intimate than your blood-relatives.

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Dec 01, Hua Wang rated it it was ok. For example, there’s a chapter on the Japanese Man. Nakane deals with his own society as a social anthropologist using some of the methods which he was accustomed to applying in examining any other society. One response to this post. You won’t understand the Pacific I remember many of my Japanese friends saying that her work was simply rewording of common sense and nothing original.

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