By karen nakamura cornell university press, ithaca, ny, 2013 xiv, 248 pages $7895, cloth $2495, paper with dvd karen nakamura’s a disability of the soul offers a close look at a remote and in some ways utopic place: a residential community for mentally ill, largely schizophrenic, patients in a small, remote town, urakawa, located on the southeastern edge of hokkaido. Meiji university is one of the best universities in japan and has the history for 130 years it has four campuses located in tokyo, the central of japan on the basis of its fundamental principle “rights and liberty” “independence and self-government”, we accept individuals from around the world to become a university open to the world. Literature regarding online ethnography segues into a closer look at the fieldsites where i conducted my online fieldwork and an explanation of my research methods theoretical framework. A reference list of ethnographic monographs in japan anthropology, 1939-2010 compiled by william w kelly the list is limited to english-language monographs whose research was based substantially on extended fieldwork and which deal ethnographically with topics in japan anthropology.
Cultures of music piracy: an ethnographic comparison of the us and japan ian condry massachusetts institute of technology take an ethnographic look at music file sharing, and compare the situation in the six brief research trips to japan since 1999 also allowed me to discuss the issue with japanese musicians, businesspeople, and fans. These 05 unit regional ethnography modules are designed (in the second year) to be combined - according to student interest and module availability - with a second regional ethnography module taught in a different term to form a compulsory full unit of ethnography modules (eg, japan and china south asia and southeast asia south asia and east africa), or (in the third year) to be taken as a free-standing option.
This module is one of several regional ethnography modules offered by the department of anthropology (currently china, japan, south asia, south east asia, near & middle east, west africa, and east africa. The founder used to earlier work as an engineer with noritake in japanese, the word 'meito' means a fine or an excellent sword the headquarters of this company is located in nagoya, japan the company derives its name from the atsuta shrine of sacred sword that the city houses this sacred sword is one of the crown jewels of japan.
Ethnography: ainu worldview the ainu, japan’s native aboriginal people, are very much an isolated people, living now only in the northern island of japan, hokkaido. In japan, similar ethnographic images have served as exotic elements to prove the authenticity of a culturally unfamiliar food product whereas in post-socialist bulgaria, these are used to connect industrial production to the indigenous ethnographic traditions, crafts and rituals of the bulgarian village. Ethnography essay 753 words | 4 pages greektown ethnography i took a trip to greek town casino in detroit michigan with my father, this trip was something of an unexpected trip but i figured it was a great place to observe the behaviors of many different cultures as greek town casino is the home of a multicultural society.
My reference to inter-area ethnography, therefore, does not assume an equality in the level of training within the different area studies' lenses in fact, as the details of my story will show, the uneven-ness of my language training for japan led precisely to an ethnographic ah hah moment. A brief history of dairy products in japan milk and dairy products had never been a substantial part of the japanese diet until the second half of the twentieth century milk was introduced in japan via the korean peninsula in the seventh century, but it failed to become popular among the common people.
A disability of the soul: an ethnography of schizophrenia and mental illness in contemporary japan by karen nakamura cornell university press, ithaca, ny, 2013 xiv, 248 pages $7895, cloth $2495, paper with dvd.