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Author Siniawer, Eiko Maruko, author

Title Waste : consuming postwar Japan / Eiko Maruko Siniawer
Published Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2018
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Description 1 online resource
Series Book collections on Project MUSE
Contents Introduction : meaning and value in the everyday -- Imperatives of waste -- Better living through consumption -- Wars against waste -- A bright stinginess -- Consuming desires -- Living the good life? -- Battling the time thieves -- Greening consciousness -- We are all waste conscious now -- Sorting things out -- Afterword : waste and well-being
Summary "A history of the many and changing ideas of waste in Japan from the mid-1940s to the present"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record and CIP data provided by publisher
Subject Consumption (Economics) -- Social aspects -- Japan -- History.
Refuse and refuse disposal -- Social aspects -- Japan -- History.
Waste minimization -- Japan -- History.
Japan -- Economic conditions -- 1945-
Japan -- Social conditions -- 1945-
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2018000993
ISBN 1501725858
9781501725852 (pdf)
9781501725869 (epub/mobi)