Order By Accident: The Origins And Consequences Of Group Conformity In Contemporary Japan, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Order By Accident

The Origins And Consequences Of Group Conformity In Contemporary Japan, 1st Edition

By Alan Miller, Satoshi Kanazawa

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While the consequences of low social order are well understood, the consequences of high social order are not. Yet perhaps nowhere in the world is social order so well developed as in Japan, which is highly organized, economically successful, and enjoys a safe society. However, Japan pays a price--the loss of personal freedom, and the inability to

Table of Contents

Part One: Theoretical Orientation, 1 Social Order and Social Control: An Introduction, 2 The Solidaristic Theory of Social Order, Part Two: Social Institutions, 3 The Education System: Social Initiation, 4 Work: A Continuation, 5 The Family, 6 Crime, Part Three: Nonintuitive Consequences, 7 Crime Revisited: White-Collar Crimes, 8 The Religious Landscape of Japan, 9 Trust, Part Four: Speculations and Conclusions, 10 The Emergence of Cooperative Social Institutions, 11 Conclusion

About the Authors

Alan Miller

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL054000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Asian
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies