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Author Allison, Anne, 1950-

Title Nightwork : sexuality, pleasure, and corporate masculinity in a Tokyo hostess club / Anne Allison
Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1994


Description 1 online resource (xiii, 213 pages)
Series ACLS Humanities E-Book (Series)
Contents pt. 1. Ethnography of a Hostess Club. Ch. 1. A Type of Place. Ch. 2. A Type of Routine. Ch. 3. A Type of Woman -- pt. 2. Mapping the Nightlife within Cultural Categories. Ch. 4. Social Place and Identity. Ch. 5. The Meaning and Place of Work: The Sarariiman. Ch. 6. Family and Home. Ch. 7. Structure of Japanese Play. Ch. 8. Male Play with Money, Women, and Sex -- pt. 3. Male Rituals and Masculinity. Ch. 9. Male Bonding. Ch. 10. The Mizu Shobai Woman: Constructing Dirtiness and Sex. Ch. 11. Impotence as a Sign and Symbol of the Sarariiman
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-209) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Bars (Drinking establishments) -- Japan -- Tokyo
Cocktail servers -- Japan -- Tokyo
Corporate culture -- Japan -- Tokyo
Entertaining -- Japan -- Tokyo
Male friendship -- Japan -- Tokyo
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture.
TRAVEL -- Asia -- Japan.
Bars (Drinking establishments)
Cocktail servers
Corporate culture
Male friendship
Manners and customs
Cafés -- Japon -- Tōkyō.
Boissons -- Fonctions sociales.
Loisirs -- Japon -- Tōkyō.
Réceptions -- Japon -- Tōkyō.
SUBJECT Tokyo (Japan) -- Social life and customs.
Subject Japan -- Tokyo
Tōkyō (Japon) -- Moeurs et coutumes.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0226014878