‘Understanding Japanese Society’ – 5th Ed. now available

In case you have students who need an introductory text, and you are not too bored with it, I thought you might like to know that my book Understanding Japanese Society is now out in its 5th edition. Updating is enhanced this time by a contribution to each chapter by a younger scholar working in a field … Read more ‘Understanding Japanese Society’ – 5th Ed. now available

Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon to JAWS member Ted Bestor

In November 2017 the Japanese Government announced that Theodore C. Bestor, Reischauer Institute Professor of Social Anthropology at Harvard University was awarded the decoration of the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon. A leading US scholar of Japan, Bestor is a specialist on contemporary Japanese society and culture; much of his … Read more Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon to JAWS member Ted Bestor

JAWS PUBLICATION NEWS 2016 – Joy Hendry

The JAWS book series Editorial group has now recruited two new members, recommended to the existing Board and then to the general meeting held at the JAWS conference in Istanbul last September, where their choice was agreed unanimously.  The first, Christoph Brumann, has already published both a monograph (Tradition, Democracy and the Townscape of Kyoto: Claiming … Read more JAWS PUBLICATION NEWS 2016 – Joy Hendry

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