Japan: The Basics, Paperback / softback Book

Japan: The Basics Paperback / softback

Part of the The Basics series

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Japan: The Basics is an engaging introduction to the culture, society, and global positioning of Japan.

Starting by looking at the common stereotypes, clichés, and tropes associated with Japan, this accessible introduction to the country is designed to arm readers with key skills and knowledge for their study of Japan.

This new edition covers topics including:How do we go about studying Japan?What can be learnt about Japan from looking at its transportation system?What is the impact of an aging society?What are the connections between popular culture and wider Japanese society?How does Japan respond to disasters?How are core values about identity formed and what are their implications?How did Japan respond to the COVID-19 pandemic?With exercises, discussion points, and reflective questions throughout, Japan: The Basics is an ideal starting point for all those studying Japan.

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