Bad Youth: Juvenile Delinquency and the Politics of Everyday Life in Modern Japan
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BeschreibungThe book is an interesting account of how Japanese juvenile "delinquency" was defined and dealt with in the years of modernization running up through the end of the WWII, the networks of surveillance and socialization to which these discourses gave birth, and the complex encounters that Japanese delinquency programs provoked.
InhaltsverzeichnisList of Illustrations Acknowledgments Introduction 1. Unruly Youth and the Early Modern Polity 2. Assimilating the Lower Classes 3. Civilizing "Degenerate Students" 4. Popularizing Protection 5. Preparing Modern Workers, Policing Modern Play 6. Juvenile Delinquency and the National Defense State Epilogue: The Century of Juvenile Protection Notes Selected Bibliography Index
PortraitDavid R. Ambaras is Assistant Professor of History at North Carolina State University.
Pressestimmen"This is an ambitious work, well-written, with a persuasive argument. It makes an important contribution to modern Japanese social and cultural history."
Untertitel: 'Studies of the Weatherhead Eas'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF CALIFORNIA PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 2006
Seitenanzahl: 297 Seiten