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Description - Contemporary Urban Japan by John Clammer

Contemporary Japan, despite its prominence in the world economy, has so far received little systematic sociological attention from western scholars. One of the most neglected areas has been urban sociology. This volume demonstrates a fresh approach to urban studies as well as a new way of looking at contemporary Japan which links economy and society in an innovative way. The book breaks new ground methodologically and conceptually by exploring contemporary Japanese urban lifestyles through the medium of an analysis of consumption behavior.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780631203018
ISBN-10: 063120301X
Format: Hardback
(239mm x 167mm x 19mm)
Pages: 200
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 17-Oct-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - John Clammer

John Clammer is Professor of Comparative Sociology and Asian Studies at Sophia University, Tokyo.

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