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Title Transformation of the intimate and the public in Asian modernity / edited by Ochiai Emiko, Hosoya Leo Aoi.

Publication Info. Leiden, the Netherlands ; Boston : Brill, [2014]

Item Status

Description 1 online resource (xvi, 314 pages :) : illustrations (chiefly color.
Series The intimate and the public in Asian and global perspectives, 2213-0608 ; volume 5
Intimate and the public in Asian and global perspectives ; v. 5.
Note Translated from the Japanese.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Transformation of the Intimateand the Public in Asian Modernity; Copyright; Contents; Preface; List of Figures; List of Tables; Introduction: Reconstruction of Intimate and Public Spheres in Asian Modernity; 1 "First Modernity" and "Second Modernity"-A Redefinition Focusing on Demography and Gender; 2 Logics of Asian Modernity: "Compressed Modernity" and "Semi-Compressed Modernity"; 3 Asian Families and States; 4 Structure of This Book; 1 Individualization without Individualism: Compressed Modernity and Obfuscated Family Crisis in East Asia.
1 The Paradox: Individualization of Familialist East Asians2 Compressed Modernity, Family Change and Individualization; 3 Family-centered (Compressed) Modernity and Defamiliation: Institutionalized Familialism; 4 Second Modernity and Its Institutional Ramifications: Individualization as Risk Aversion; 5 Individualization with Familialist Attitudes: Empirical Evidence; 6 Comparative Appraisal: The Japanese Experience in Perspective; 2 Unsustainable Societies: Low Fertility and Familialism in East Asia's Compressed and Semi-compressed Modernities.
1 Ultra-low and Lowest-low Fertility in East Asia2 Paradox of Marriage in East Asia; 3 Varieties of Familialism and their Failure; 4 Conclusion; 3 Demographic Dividend and the Future of Asia; 1 Introduction; 2 Demographic Dividend; 3 The Future of Asia; 4 The Public Sphere; Summary; 4 Shrinking of the Japanese Uniqueness: A Quantitative Analysis of Life Course Changes; 1 Japanese Life Course Patterns and Familialism; 2 The Uniqueness of Japan Seen from a Comparison of the Welfare Regimes; 3 Stability of the M-shaped Employment Pattern and Its Changes.
4 Changes in the Social Status of the Elderly and in the Meaning of Living with Their Children5 Educational Attainment of Young Men and Their Initial Career; 6 Shrinking of the Japanese System and Its Implication; 5 Factors in the Wage Differential between Standard and Nonstandard Employment: A comparison of Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan; 1 Question: Why are Wages for Nonstandard Employment Low?; 2 Nonstandard Employment Wage Reducing Factors; 3 Model: Oaxaca-Blinder Decomposition; 4 Data; 5 Analysis Results; 6 Discussion.
6 Care Diamonds and Welfare Regimes in East and Southeast Asian Societies1 Social Networks and Welfare Mix; 2 Comparative Research on Asian Families; 3 Social Networks for Childcare; 4 Social Networks for Elderly Care; 5 The Care Diamond and the Welfare Regime; 6 The Reconstruction of Care Networks; 7 Incorporating Foreign Domestic Workers as Providers of Family Care: Case Studies of Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore; 1 Introduction; 2 Familialism in Asia; 3 Conclusion; 8 Social Investment Policy in South Korea; 1 Policy Learning and Transfer; 2 Social Care Expansion in Korea.
Summary This book's strongest appeal lies in its theoretical orientation, seeking to define frameworks that are most relevant to the Asian reality. These frameworks include compressed and semi-compressed modernity, familialism, familialization policy, unsustainable society, second demographic dividend, care diamond, and transnational public sphere. Such concepts are seen as essential in any discussion concerning the intimate and public spheres of contemporary Asia.
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Subject Social change -- Asia.
Asia -- Social life and customs -- 21st century.
Intimacy (Psychology) -- Social aspects -- Asia.
Public spaces -- Social aspects -- Asia.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Ochiai, Emiko, 1958- editor.
Hosoya, Leo Aoi, editor.
Other Form: Print version: Transformation of the intimate and the public in Asian modernity. 9789004252233 9004252231 (DLC) 2014007361
ISBN 9004264353 (electronic bk.)
9789004264359 (electronic bk.)
9789004252233 (hardback ; alk. paper)
9004252231 (hardback ; alk. paper)