Chapter 1. Approaching Japan through the Study of Consumption

  1. John Clammer

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470712771.ch1

Contemporary Urban Japan: A Sociology of Consumption

Contemporary Urban Japan: A Sociology of Consumption

How to Cite

Clammer, J. (1997) Approaching Japan through the Study of Consumption, in Contemporary Urban Japan: A Sociology of Consumption, Blackwell Publishers Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470712771.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1997

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631203018

Online ISBN: 9780470712771

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Keywords:

  • Japan;
  • macro-social change;
  • consumption behaviour;
  • industrialization;
  • social theory

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Japaii and Consumption

  • The Structure of Japanese Consumption

  • The Power of the Gift

  • Consumption and the Organization of Everyday Life