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Body Projects in Japanese Childcare

Culture, Organization and Emotions in a Preschool

By Eyal Ben-Ari

© 1997 – Routledge

178 pages

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Examines the place of body practices and the management of emotions in Japanese preschools. Early childhood socialization is explored as a set of 'body projects': a series of practices undertaken (over time) to design the body according to prevailing cultural definitions and images.

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SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General