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Author LeBlanc, Robin M., 1966-

Title Bicycle citizens : the political world of the Japanese housewife / Robin M. LeBlanc ; with a foreword by Saskia Sassen
Published Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©1999
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 243 pages)
Series Asia-Local studies/global themes
Asia--local studies/global themes.
Contents Foreword / Saskia Sassen -- 1. "Supposing Truth Is a Woman -- What Then?" -- 2. The Identity of the "Regular Housewife" -- 3. Housewives and Citizenship -- 4. Volunteering against Politics: Housewives, Citizenship, and Community Service -- 5. Toward a "Housewifely" Movement: The Seikatsu Club Co-op's Daily Life Politics -- 6. The Ono Campaign: A "Regular" Housewife in Elite Politics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-237) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Housewives -- Political activity -- Japan.
Housewives -- Japan -- Social conditions.
Political participation -- Japan.
Women -- Political activity -- Japan.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 98046632
ISBN (alk. paper)