Dilemmas of adulthood Japanese women and the nuances of long-term resistance

This work investigates the nature of long-term resistance in a study of more than 50 Japanese women over two decades. Between 25 and 35 years of age when first interviewed in 1993, the women represent a generation straddling the stable roles of post-war modernity and the exciting possibilities of la...

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Main Author: Rosenberger, Nancy Ross
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Honolulu University of Hawai'i Press 2016, 2016
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
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