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Old age in Japan

Ingrid Getreuer-Kargl

Old age in Japan

long-term statistics

by Ingrid Getreuer-Kargl

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Published by Institut für Japanologie, Universität Wien in Wien .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Older people -- Japan -- Statistics.,
    • Japan -- Population -- Statistics.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesAging of Japan"s population and its impact on family, work, and social policy.
      StatementIngrid Kargl.
      GenreStatistics.
      SeriesBeiträge zur Japanologie ;, Bd. 24
      ContributionsUniversität Wien. Institut für Japanologie.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS801 .B43 Bd. 24
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 394 p. ;
      Number of Pages394
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2258252M
      ISBN 103900362068
      LC Control Number89138301
      OCLC/WorldCa19346099


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The majority of books were hand-copied until the Edo period (–), when woodblock printing became comparatively affordable and widespread. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. "This is a sister volume of a former bibliography compiledby Sepp Linhart and Fleur Wöss: Old age in Japan.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Chiefly statistics. "First part of a large-scale project which is being carried through at the Institute for Japanese Studies of the University of Vienna under the title 'The Aging of Japan's Population and its Impact on Family, Work and Social Policy'"--Page xiii. By tracking the ideological uses of old age in premodern Japan, this work breaks new ground, revealing the role of religion in the construction of generational categories and the ways in which religious ideas and practices can serve not only to naturalize, but also challenge "common sense" about the body.

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