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A short course of lectures
«Capturing contemporary Japan: differentiation and uncertainty»

Late Twenties to Early Thirties:The Real Pain of LossLoss Battles and Hidden CostsThe Girl, the Smiling Guy, and the CarChallenges at WorkChild Rearing, Shrinking Networks of Support, and AnxietyNeoliberal SexualitiesWork Conditions and experiencesThe Development of Drop-in Play CentersWomen of the Bubble GenerationWork and Life in Challenging timesThe Meanings of Grandchildren to Elderly Japanese TodaySex VolunteersEffects of the 3/11 DisasterMaya: At the Lower End of Professional WorkRural to UrbanValue Conflicts and ReligionDriving in Inner and Outer SpacesConvenience Stores, Shelf Life, and the Logistics behind LossDealing with the Local Farming CommunityPrefaceLightweight Cars and women Drivers. The De/construction of gender metaphors in recessionary JapanToward differentiation and uncertaintyAn After-Shelf LifeGrandchildren as Sources of assistance in Old ageGrandchildren as Reminders of a Generation GapProstitutionFamily Change in the Latter Half of the Twentieth CenturyDrop-In Play Centers: The Physical SettingsInternationalization and Foreign Language EducationThe Maintenance of Drop-inExploring Feminized Texts and SpacesLiving Out of the TrashAtsuko: Determining One's Life Path (Shinro)Patterns of Interaction: Staff Members and MothersThe Divination arts in Girl CultureFamily and Grandchildren in the First Half of the Twentieth CenturyJunior High EducationIII Exploring new roles and identitiesGender Schema and Driving Metaphors in Recessionary JapanBarrier-Free Brothels. Sex Volunteers, prostitutes, and people with DisabilitiesSeiko: The EEOL's Poster ChildDriving in DragWork and Lives of Three Bubble Generation WomenThe Politics of Sexual RelationsFrom Breadwinner to CommunicatorValue Conflicts over ChildrenSexual Rights for People with DisabilitiesThe aging of the Japanese Family meanings of grandchildren in old ageHistory and Life CourseA Path for Challenging the Status Quo— with Compromises and ContradictionsThe JOAA and Japanese AgricultureFight! Takeda Mayumi's StoryEducation after the “Lost Decade(s)”. Stability or Stagnation?Making an ant's Forehead of DifferenceYumiko: The Clerical Track for LifeUpdateNote on conventionsEmotional BondsThe Role of Staff MembersConsumer Groups: Links between Producers and ConsumersI Change over timeInteraction across Generations: Long-term Relationships versus Sporadic encountersPlay Centers and Issues of ConcernBeing a Man in a straitened Japan. The View from twenty years LaterWhite HandsConsumption and emerging new ServicesMen Forced from the FamilyFacing the Nitty-Gritty of Organic FarmingShelf Lives and the Labors of Loss. Food, Livelihoods, and Japan's Convenience StoresII Work Conditions and experiencesMen Disabled and LovedV Persisting patterns and ContinuitiesThirty-Something: Departing from ConventionFamily Life at the FujiisParenting, Cultural Capital, and Human Capital: Reproduction of Social Class in the Next GenerationOpportunities for Learning and ExplorationFieldworkNotes on Research MethodsLoss and AffectK-CarsPast and Present: Residual and Emergent ResistanceNotes for InstructorsThe Erosion of “Husband at Work, Wife at Home”Recreating Connections nonprofit organizations' attempts to Foster networking among mothers of preschoolersSingle women in Marriage and employment Markets in JapanStability or Stagnation?Living Alone in Late AdulthoodPlaying with Divinatory GenresMen and RetirementLife Courses: education, Marriage, and agingReinvented Historical DivinationBarrier-Free BrothelsK-Cars as Metaphor of Gender and Driving StylesYu¯ji: A Light-Hearted OptimistNetworks of Peer SupportInequality and the “Disparity Society”GlossaryElementary EducationHigh School: The Great DivideDivination EntertainmentPerceptions of Single Women in JapanAmi: Caught in the Middle, in Search of a Desirable Job (Yaritai Koto)Konbinization and the Wider World of WasteIV Making Social tiesUpward MobilityTending the Family DeadGender and Organic FarmingMarriage and Employment MarketsThe story of a seventy-Three-year-Old woman Living alone. Her thoughts on Death ritesAfter Forty: “We Don't Need Men, but We Do Need Work”Working women of the Bubble GenerationConflict between Marriage and Employment MarketsChoosing Ash ScatteringLife as an Irregular EmployeeA Vignette: The Evening ShiftResistance and Identity
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