Salaryman Masculinity

Salaryman Masculinity

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This book of the Japanese hegemonic salaryman masculinity demonstrates the way in which the participants construct their masculinities through their life course. Their narratives reveal their contradictions, doubts, dilemmas, anxieties and resignation behind the fa ade of their confidence and pride.1 It is worth noting that Nakanea#39;s argument as a theory of the Japanese is criticised for its application to Japanese businessmen, the theory thus lacking an analysis of Japanese women. See Morris-Suzuki (1998: 128a€“129) and McLelland andanbsp;...

Title:Salaryman Masculinity
Author:Tomoko Hidaka
Publisher:BRILL - 2010


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