Limit search to available items
Book Cover
Author Hidaka, Tomoko.

Title Salaryman masculinity : the continuity of and change in the hegemonic masculinity in Japan / by Tomoko Hidaka
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010
Online access available from:
ProQuest Ebook Central Subscription Collection    View Resource Record  
EBSCO eBook Academic Collection    View Resource Record  


Description 1 online resource (xi, 224 pages) : illustrations
Series Social sciences in Asia ; v. 29
Social sciences in Asia ; v. 29
Contents Growing up : gendered experiences in the family -- Growing up : gendered experiences in school -- Love and marriage -- Work -- Ikigai
Summary Here is an important volume offering new insights into the generational transformation of Japanese hegemonic masculinity. Drawing on thirty-nine life-histories of three generations of sararAman (salaryman) each working, or having worked for large companies, this book is an in-depth study of Japanese salaryman masculinity, that is, the a ŐÉhegemonic masculinitya (TM) in Japan. Through Japanese salarymena (TM)s own accounts of themselves, the author investigates the construction of their masculinity throughout their lives; childhood, adolescence, young adult experiences, as well as work and famil
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Masculinity -- Japan -- Case studies.
Men -- Japan -- Identity -- Case studies
Men -- Japan -- Social conditions -- Case studies.
White collar workers -- Japan -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010006224
ISBN 9004183035 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
9004190244 (electronic bk.)
9789004183032 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
9789004190245 (electronic bk.)