By Robin M. LeBlanc
To examine the connection among gender and liberal democratic citizenship, LeBlanc carried out vast ethnographic fieldwork in suburban Tokyo between housewives, volunteer teams, customer cooperative pursuits, and the participants of a committee to reelect a feminine nutrition member who used her personal housewife prestige because the key to victory. LeBlanc argues that opposite to renowned notion, eastern housewives are finally no longer with out a political world.
Full of recent and stimulating fabric, engagingly written, and deft in its weaving of theoretical views with box examine, this learn won't basically open up new dialogues among gender conception and broader social technology issues but in addition offer a very good creation to politics in Japan as a whole.
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Bicycle Citizens: The Political World of the Japanese Housewife (Asia: Local Studies / Global Themes) by Robin M. LeBlanc