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Doing Fieldwork in Japan

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Published by University of Hawaii Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Research methods: general,
  • Rural communities,
  • Social research & statistics,
  • Urban communities,
  • Research,
  • Customs & Traditions,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Methodology,
  • Sociology,
  • Japan,
  • Ethnology,
  • Anthropologists,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Field work

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsVictoria Lyon Bestor (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages392
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8161664M
    ISBN 10082482525X
    ISBN 109780824825256


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In lively first-person accounts, they discuss their successes and failures doing fieldwork across rural and urban Japan in a wide range of. Doing fieldwork in Japan.

Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, © (OCoLC) Online version: Doing fieldwork in Japan. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors.

Taking note of teen culture in Japan: dear diary, dear fieldworker / Merry Isaacs White --New notes from the underground: doing fieldwork without a site / Patricia G. Steinhoff --From scrambled messages to an impromptu dip: serendipity in finding a field location / Joy Hendry --Fieldwork with Japanese religious groups / Helen Hardacre.

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In lively first-person accounts, they discuss their successes and. Doing Fieldwork in Japan taps the expertise of North American and European specialists on the practicalities of conducting long-term research in the social sciences and cultural studies.

About the Book; Doing Fieldwork in Japan taps the expertise of North American and European specialists on the practicalities of conducting long-term research in the social sciences and cultural studies. In lively first-person accounts, they discuss their successes and failures doing fieldwork across rural and urban Japan in a wide range of settings: among religious pilgrims and adolescent.

Thomas David DuBois and Jan Kiely (eds.), Fieldwork in modern Chinese history () contains a wealth of stimulating articles on doing fieldwork in China—covering both Doing Fieldwork in Japan book and rural sites, with synchronic and diachronic approaches, and encompassing unofficial, oral history and local archives.

In this absorbing firsthand study, Theodore C. Bestor--who has spent a dozen years doing fieldwork at fish markets and fishing ports in Japan, North America, Korea, and Europe--explains the complex social institutions that organize Tsukiji's auctions and the supply lines leading to and from them and illuminates trends of Japan's economic growth.

Author: Theodore C. Bestor,Patricia G. Steinhoff,Victoria Lyon-Bestor. Publisher: University of Hawaii Press ISBN: Category: Social Science Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Doing Fieldwork in Japan taps the expertise of North American and European specialists on the practicalities of conducting long-term research in the social sciences and cultural studies.

Mischa Berlinski is the author of novels Fieldwork, a finalist for the National Book Award, and Peacekeeping. He has written for the New York Review of Books about Haitian politics, has tried to buy a zombie for Men's Journal, and investigated a woman who married a snake for Harper's Magazine/5.

Doing Fieldwork in Japan Doing Fieldwork in Japan TURNER, Christena L. Book Reviews Christena L. TURNER/University of California, San Diego Doing Fieldwork in Japan, edited by Theodore C.

Bestor, Patricia G. Steinhoff, and Victoria Lyon Bestor. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press,pp., $ (paperback ISBN 0. Doing fieldwork in China (the title of the book) is a rather daunting prospect. Whether it is the cultural differences, the language gap, or the politically sensitive nature of doing most types of research, it can easily feel like one can't possibly get done any meaningful work/5(2).

Doing Anthropology In this short film, Stefan Helmreich, Erica James, and Heather Paxson, three members of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Anthropology Department, talk about their current work and the process of doing fieldwork.

Making the Author: Nina Brown, Thomas McIlwraith, Laura Tubelle de González. one who had grown up in Japan, returned to Hawai‘i shortly before World War II (during which he was interned), and remained continually active in the local Japanese music scene.

He had knowledge of Japanese songs and singers that went back to his youth in Japan in the s and s. He also had connections with the Japanese music by:   The following is a list of books that provide crucial insight on the art of conducting fieldwork in social sciences.

Diana Kapiszewski, Lauren MacClean, and Benjamin Read, Field Research in Political Science: Practices and Principles, Cambridge University Press, Field research, field studies, or fieldwork is the collection of raw data outside a laboratory, library, or workplace setting.

The approaches and methods used in field research vary across example, biologists who conduct field research may simply observe animals interacting with their environments, whereas social scientists conducting field research may interview or observe.

Fieldwork Japan. likes. Pottery studio in Sasayama, Hyogo, Japan offering workshop and firing experiences. 陶制作や窯焚きのワークショップを体験できる、兵庫県篠山市にある陶芸工房です。Followers:   About the Author.

Theodore C. Bestor is Professor of Anthropology and Japanese Studies at Harvard University and past President of the American Anthropological Association's East Asian Studies Section and the Society for Urban Anthropology. His publications include Neighborhood Tokyo (), Doing Fieldwork in Japan (coeditor, ), and "How Sushi Went Global" in Foreign Policy.

The title of this essay is “Doing Fieldwork After Henrietta Schmerler.” I mean the “after” both in the sense of “during the period of time following her” and also “in homage to her.” Schmerler’s gender may have determined how she died, but—by all accounts—she did.

Doing Fieldwork in Japan by Theodore C. Bestor,Patricia G. Steinhoff,Victoria Lyon-Bestor Book Resume: Doing Fieldwork in Japan taps the expertise of North American and European specialists on the practicalities of conducting long-term research in the social sciences and cultural studies.

Book Description. Doing Anthropological Research provides a practical toolkit for carrying out works through the process chapter by chapter, from the planning and proposal stage to methodologies, secondary research, ethnographic fieldwork, ethical concerns, and writing strategies.

the importance of doing fieldwork. The research method of cultural anthropology that involves living in a culture for extended period of time while gathering data is: inductive method, research, life history, participant observation, interview method Contemorary Japan is an example of a country with: rising fertility in middle class, strong.

Doing fieldwork inside the PRC is an eye-opening but sometimes also deeply frustrating experience. Fieldwork-based studies form the foundation for our understanding of Chinese politics and society, but there are conspicuously few detailed descriptions in the China literature of how people actually do their fieldwork, and of the problems they encounter.

Doing Fieldwork in Japan. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, ix + pp. $, paper, ISBN Reviewed by Allison Alexy Published on H-US-Japan (July, ) Researchers across generations commonly complain that fieldwork, particularly the first time, is fraught with unnecessary mistakes and prolonged anxiety.

that “comparative education studies in Japan probably need to advance more functional and effec-tive research by introducing joint research systems and field surveys.”6 It is noteworthy that the importance of fieldwork was pointed out from the standpoint of a researcher involved in the stud-ies of advanced nations or Western Size: KB.

The following author biography and list of questions about Fieldwork are intended as resources to aid individual readers and book groups who would like to learn more about the author and this book.

We hope that this guide will provide you a starting place for discussion, and suggest a variety of perspectives from which you might approach. His books include: Routledge Handbook of Japanese Culture and Society (edited with Victoria Bestor and Akiko Yamagata, ), Doing Fieldwork in Japan (), and Tsukiji: The Fish Market at the Center of the World ().

Fieldwork in South Asia is a valuable attempt to listen and learn from the memories and significant moments of fieldwork done by anthropologists, sociologists, and even historians from South Asia.

The essays lead towards a deeper understanding of concerns of fieldwork located in various field sites across South Asia without assuming or applying fixed normative rules for the whole region.

His books include: Routledge Handbook of Japanese Culture and Society (edited with Victoria Bestor and Akiko Yamagata, ), Doing Fieldwork in Japan (), and Tsukiji: The Fish Market at the Center of the World (). The book presents the voices of mothers and of fathers, with two particularly innovative pieces that are written by parent–child pairs.

The collection as a whole offers a wide range of experiences that question and reflect on methodological issues related to fieldwork, including objectivity, cultural relativism, relationships in the field and.

He is the co-editor (with Patricia G. Steinhoff and Victoria Lyon Bestor) of Doing Fieldwork in Japan (University of Hawai’i Press, ), a collection of essays on the research experiences of 20 leading foreign scholars of Japan in the social sciences and history.

Doing Fieldwork in Japan taps the expertise of North American and European specialists on the practicalities of conducting long-term research in the social sciences and cultural studies. In lively first-person accounts, they discuss their successes and failures doing fieldwork across Author: Ron Earhart.

About the Book. This book offers an invaluable look at what cultural anthropologists do when they are in the field. Through fascinating and often entertaining accounts of their lives and work in varied cultural settings, the authors describe the many forms fieldwork can take, the kinds of questions anthropologists ask, and the common problems they encounter.

Doing Fieldwork in China with Kids!: The Dynamics of Accompanied Fieldwork in the People’s Republic. Copenhagen: NIAS Press ISBN “When will you return to do more fieldwork?” This is a question that I, as a researcher of modern China, often get asked. In Japan, as well, one has to declare entry.

The phrase I used while doing fieldwork in Japan was ojama itashimasu!: “[Sorry for the] nuisance.” Knocking on a door, as in the West, might as well signal something nefarious. I didn’t do that, not in the Philippines, not in Japan.

He was a Japanese Amercian who did fieldwork in Japan learned about the complexities of gift giving among Japanese business families.

He developed a close relationship with one family, the Itoos, and helped their daughter apply for admission to universities in the United States. Theodore C. Bestor is Professor of Anthropology and Japanese Studies at Harvard University and past President of the American Anthropological Association's East Asian Studies Section and the Society for Urban Anthropology.

His publications include Neighborhood Tokyo (), Doing Fieldwork in Japan (coeditor, ), and "How Sushi Went Global" in Foreign Policy ().5/5(1).Reviews "Ethnography and the City is an invaluable book for readers fascinated by city life, and for anyone planning to conduct original ethnographic research will become an essential text.

Sociologist Richard Ocejo, himself a talented urban ethnographer, offers readers an outstanding set of classic and contemporary urban ethnographic essays, with original introductions that brilliantly.A new review of 'Doing Fieldwork in China With Kids!' published in Journal of International and Global Studies Vol.

8, No. 1 states that: Overall, Doing Fieldwork in China with Kids! is an.