Shutting Out the Sun: How Japan Created Its Own Lost Generation
Publish date: September 19th 2006
Publisher: Nan A. Talese
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
, Asian Literature
, Japanese Literature
Rewritten and updated review (Sept 4, 2013)This work as approachable and well laid out for the most part. It is an examination of various elements of Japan's society that is causing it to implode. Japan is suffering for its unwillingness to evolve and accept or adapt foreign or new ideas. Once its...
it's emblematic of 2006 that this book exists, that the focus now is on mental disorder, social withdrawal, the Japan that has gone wrong. few young'uns alive today remember the 1991 spree of "Japan unstoppable" books; or even the 2000 residual afterglow of "Japan supercool" books. by 2010, we have ...
Fascinating and generally accessible, though not always as well integrated as it could be, this look at Japan's modernization argues that several culture-bound psychological syndromes present in Japan today are consequences of Japan's economic, political, and cultural course. This is an interesting ...
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