1st Edition

Men and Masculinities in Contemporary Japan
Dislocating the Salaryman Doxa

ISBN 9780415271479
Published November 14, 2002 by Routledge
240 Pages

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Book Description

This book is the first comprehensive account of the changing role of men and the construction of masculinity in contemporary Japan. The book moves beyond the stereotype of the Japanese white-collar businessman to explore the diversity of identities and experiences that may be found among men in contemporary Japan, including those versions of masculinity which are marginalized and subversive. The book makes a significant contribution to our understanding of contemporary Japanese society and identity.