|aSocial class in contemporary Japan :|bstructures, sorting and strategies /|cedited by Hiroshi Ishida and David H. Slater.
|axviii, 243 p. :|bill. ;|c24 cm.
|aThe Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese studies series
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|aSocial class in Japan / Hiroshi Ishida and David H. Slater -- Does class matter in Japan? Demographics of class structure and class mobility from a comparative perspective / Hiroshi Ishida -- Marriage as an association of social classes in a low fertility rate society : towards a new theory of social stratification / Sawako Shirahase -- From credential society to "learning capital" society : a rearticulation of class formation in Japanese education and society / Takehiko Kariya -- Social class and economic life chances in post-industrial Japan : the "lost generation" / Mary C. Brinton -- The "new working class" of urban Japan : socialization and contradiction from middle school to the labor market / David H. Slater -- What color is your parachute? The post-degree society / Amy Borovoy -- Motherhood and class : gender, class, and reproductive practices among Japanese single mothers / Aya Ezawa -- How ethnic minorities experience social mobility in Japan : an ethnographic study of Peruvian migrants / Ayumi Takenaka.