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Mastery in Japanese Food Work: The Case of Coffee

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About the Author Merry Isaacs White is Professor of Anthropology at Boston University. Where are the data to support these claims? The practice of brokering marriages between marriageable young women in families with business firms and young men has become a fairly common and profitable practice. Why Families Are a National Security Issue 2. Adult adoption lost some of its steam during the following years after its use in the 13th century. She is the author of The Japanese Educational Challenge: A Commitment to Children 1987 , The Japanese Overseas: Can They Go Home Again? White describes how the cafe in Japan, from its start in 1888, has been a place to encounter new ideas and experiments in thought, behavior, sexuality , dress, and taste.

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Coffee Life in Japan

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Always a congenial companion and teacher, Merry White shows us a whole society in a beautifully made cup. She vividly portrays the everyday reality of a range of families: young married couples who experience fleeting togetherness until the first child is born; a family separated by job shifts; a family with a grandmother as babysitter; a marriage without children. In this surprising book we see how Japan came of age in the café—where women became free, where people jazz and poetry could reign. In coffee we can find demanding orthodoxy but we also find creative iconoclasts using classic culinary principles to inscribe their own signature work. Creative new patterns in dealing with the elderly, shopping, young people living at home, and married couples who continue to have an average of two or more children, are explored in depth. One of the most popular was created by Chieko Date and enables families to meet with potential suitors for their daughters. If this happens, another successor can be adopted, since the first lost his inheritance.

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Coffee Life in Japan by Merry I. White (Paperback, 2012) for sale online

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There are now eleven Japanese specialty roasting companies buying the coffee, and one in America. She is currently preparing a study of Japanese food work. It is also, importantly, an urban oasis, where one can be private in public. In the past, merchant families in Western Japan would adopt an heir if the biological predecessor was incapable of taking over the family business. The models had little to do with families of their eras and even less to do with families today, she finds. Sons associated with the Honganji would be adopted out into prominent families of the surrounding areas.

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Perfectly Japanese: Making Families in an Era of Upheaval (Twentieth Century Japan: The Emergence of a World Power #14)

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Claiming that this book is based on 'my research' she does not articulate who her subjects were, how she obtained information from them, etc. The models had little to do with families of their eras and even less to do with families today, she finds. White provides an affectionate, deeply felt, well reasoned book on coffee, cafes, and urban spaces in Japan. In descriptive, non-academic, largely quite readable prose she provides thumbnail sketches of families living in a wide array of times and places to prove her point. In the absence of a gain of power or capital, a mukoyōshi could be equated with a bride as he adopted a new surname and adjusted to his in-laws. She exposes the struggle of individuals and families as they negotiate the gap between the ideal and the realities of the post-industrial world of the twenty-first century.

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Perfectly Japanese by Merry White (ebook)

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Merry White, Professor of Anthropology at Boston University, in recognition of her significant contributions to the development of Japanese studies and the introduction of Japanese culture in the United States of America. As regular adoption rates climbed in the late 20th century, however, and adult adoption became more closely intertwined with family firms and capitalism, adult adoption disseminated evenly to urban and rural areas. Masters of Their Universes: Performing Perfection 5. This fascinating book - part ethgraphy, part memoir - traces Japan's vibrant cafe society over one hundred and thirty years. She vividly portrays the everyday reality of a range of families: young married couples who experience fleeting togetherness until the first child is born; a family separated by job shifts; a family with a grandmother as babysitter; a marriage without children. Instead, White shows that families in Japan are as diverse, complex and contested as ours.

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Perfectly Japanese : Merry I. White : 9780520217546

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Although these regular adoptions may include children or adults, the vast majority of the adoptees are childless adult males. Ie, Abe has not tried to alter longstanding, admittedly complex, and entrenched economic and social dynamics. She shows how coffee and coffee spaces have been central to the formation of Japanese notions about the uses of public space, social change, modernity, and pleasure. She shows how coffee and coffee spaces have been central to the formation of Japanese tions about the uses of public space, social change, modernity, and pleasure. Married couples who are nonconsanguineal with the adopting family may also be adopted into a family. Her portrait of their endurance, proliferation, and diversity aptly illustrates how coffee drinking establishments accommodate social and personal needs, catering to a range of tastes and functions. For those who want some more historical perspective on women in Japanese society Flowers in Salt by Sharon Sievers or Isami's House by Gail Bernstein are both highly informative and more clearly articulated than White's book.

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Coffee Life in Japan

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At times, it is sought-after. Thayer Award , which annually recognizes significant achievements by an individual or institution in the field of U. Merry Isaacs White is Professor of Anthropology at Boston University. Life Choices for Men and Women: The Bounded Realities of Reproduction 6. In 2002 and 2003, when she was a visiting professor at the Kyoto Center for Japanese Studies Professor White helped to start a project of importing Cambodian coffee into Japan. Adopted sons during the Tokugawa period, especially in the early years usually were a part of the same social circle and income level. She has recently focused her attention on social space and social changes in urban Japan.

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Perfectly Japanese by Merry White (ebook)

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Succession is largely determined by patrilineal succession via household headship; headship is usually passed in accordance with primogeniture from eldest son to eldest son. It is where a person can be socially, artistically, or philosophically engaged or politically vocal. Are Japanese families in crisis? Instead, White shows that families in Japan are as diverse, complex and contested as ours. Creative new patterns in dealing with the elderly, shopping, young people living at home, and married couples who continue to have an average of two or more children, are explored in depth. Creative new patterns in dealing with the elderly, shopping, young people living at home, and married couples who continue to have an average of two or more children, are explored in depth. Urban Public Culture: Webs, Grids, and Third Places in Japanese Cities 8. White gives us an enlightening bolt of reality, showing how Japanese families are really coping with the enormous changes surrounding them.

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