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Description - The Material Child by Merry I. White

As she describes the youth culture of Japan, Merry White draws comparisons with the interests and activities pursued by teenagers in the United States and the contrasting attitudes of adults in Japan and the U.S. towards adolescence. The result is both engrossing and enlightening.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780520089402
ISBN-10: 0520089405
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: University of California Press
Publisher: University of California Press
Publish Date: 29-Sep-1994
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Merry I. White

Merry White is Associate Professor of Sociology at Boston University and research associate at the Reischauer Institute, Harvard. She is the author of The Japanese Educational Challenge: A Commitment to Children (1987).

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