Body Projects in Japanese Childcare

Culture, Organization and Emotions in a Preschool

By Eyal Ben-Ari

© 1997 – Routledge

178 pages

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Paperback: 9781138964846
pub: 2016-05-16
Available for pre-order
Hardback: 9780700704484
pub: 1996-12-16

About the Book

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.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General