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Women in the language and society of Japan

Naoko Takemaru

Women in the language and society of Japan

the linguistic roots of bias

by Naoko Takemaru

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Published by McFarland in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementNaoko Takemaru
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPL524.75 .T35 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 230 p. ;
Number of Pages230
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24537975M
ISBN 100786440031
ISBN 109780786440030
LC Control Number2010002125
OCLC/WorldCa476156822

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Women in the language and society of Japan by Naoko Takemaru Download PDF EPUB FB2

An immensely interesting book on the portrayal of women, both in Japanese language and its society. It takes us on the journey from the dawn of Japanese culture to present day Japan. I always knew Japanese society didn`t have the most positive view on women, but it wasn`t until after I`ve read this book that I realised just how much/5.

Feminist critics have long considered language a primary vehicle for the transmission of sexist values in a society. This much-needed sociolinguistic critique examines the representation of women in traditional Japanese language and by: 5.

Women in the Language and Society of Japan: The Linguistic Roots of Bias - Kindle edition by Takemaru, Naoko. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Women in the Language and Society of Japan: The Linguistic Roots of Bias.5/5(1).

The extent to which women could participate in Japanese society has varied over time and social classes. In the 8th century, Japan had women emperors, and in the 12th century during the Heian period, women in Japan could inherit property in their own Women in the language and society of Japan book and manage it by themselves: "Women could own property, be educated, and were allowed, if discrete (sic), to take lovers."Maternal mortality (per ,): 5 ().

Get this from a library. Women in the language and society of Japan: the linguistic roots of bias. [Naoko Takemaru] -- "This sociolinguistic critique examines the representation of women in traditional Japanese language and culture. Derogatory and highly-sexualized terms are placed in historical context, and the.

gender, language, and modernity: toward an effective history of Japanese women's language MIYAKO INOUE Stanford University "Women's language" is a critical cultural category and an unavoidable part of practical social knowledge in contemporary Japan.

In this article, I examine the genealogy of Japanese women's language by locating its emergence. Japanese women’s language is a concept encountered daily in Japanese society and, perhaps most interestingly, in Japanese language studies.

Students are informed that there are such concepts as ‘women’s language’ and ‘men’s language’, however, further insight into these concepts are rare. What, then, is Japanese women’s language. I have also emphasized that there are more similarities than differences in events like the timing of women’s suffrage in Japan and the west (Japanese women got the vote in whereas American women did in ).

In closing this brief and modest survey of women in. Aspects of Japanese women's language. Sachiko Ide 0 Reviews. From inside the book.

What people are saying charts formal function gender girls hearer hito honorifics huzin hypercorrected indicates Inter-personal interaction interviewed Japan Japan Women's University Japanese Language Japanese society Japanese women kanozyo kara kissaten.

What is the best book that I can read about Japanese culture and history. Well, Japanese history is roughly 2, years long. That covers a lot of ground - during that time Japan went from a multicultural tribal society (yayoi/jomon) to being gove.

Much of Japanese profanity revolves around women’s reproductive organs, which says something about the values of the society and culture.

Language reveals the judgments and biases of. Burakumin (部落民, "hamlet people"/"village people", "those who live in hamlets/villages") is an outcast group at the bottom of the traditional Japanese social order that has historically been the victim of severe discrimination and ostracism.

They were originally members of outcast communities in the Japanese feudal era, composed of those with occupations considered impure or tainted by.

Modern Japan stresses harmony and devotion, themes that women historically exemplified more than men in Japanese society.

Women still control the household, family decisions, and finances. However, this pattern is gradually shifting, as young women pursue careers and stray from a traditional focus on marriage and motherhood. “After three decades, Womansword still cuts to the core of gender dynamics in Japanese society.

With a new Introduction giving us updates on various topics and a plethora of recent words, this book remains one of the most accessible and intriguing guides to the status of women in Japanese society.”—.

Now, in contemporary Japan, critics charge that women’s language has lost its “womanly” qualities and has veered perilously close to men’s language. However, if we look at the evidence of history, what we may actually be witnessing is a return to the origins of the Japanese language when no sexual distinctions were made between users.

Language and Society in Japan deals with issues important to an understanding of language in Japan today, among them multilingualism, language and nationalism, and literacy and reading habits. It is organised around the theme of language and identity, in particular how language is used to construct national, international and personal identities.

Women in Japan: Selected full-text books and articles Recreating Japanese Women, By Gail Lee Bernstein University of California Press, Read preview Overview.

The articles in the book cover a diverse range of topics, from the history of Japanese emigration, the diversification of employment, women’s work and educational reform to the impact of. The place of women in Japanese society is an interesting blend of illusions and myth. It is within this illusion though that there are two distinct Japanese societies that of the public and private.

However, the Western image of Japanese women is of the subservient Japanese woman and this image is real; it is however, only an image.

Kitchen is an enchantingly original book that juxtaposes two tales about mothers, love, tragedy, and the power of the kitchen and home in the lives of a pair of free-spirited young women in contemporary Japan. Mikage, the heroine, is an orphan raised by Author: Melissa Tolentino. Gender and Society.

Janet Hunter, ed. Japanese Women Working. New York: Routledge, HDJ Little has been written in English on women’s work in Japan and the 10 essays in this edited volume provide a good insight into the subject.Women’s Active Roles will Revitalize Japan’s Regions Section 1 Government Policies to achieve a Society where All Women Shine (The Power of Women: Japan’s Largest Potential Power) The second Abe administration took ov er governmental duties in Decemberidentifying the power of women as on e of Japan’s largest potential Size: 1MB.Women`s language: a struggle to overcome inequality forgotten issue: the differences in language used by men and women.

Lakoff’s work was not an aseptic academic contribution to linguistics, but rather it portrayed a clear situation of inequality in society and how it was reinforced by the use of language by men and women.

In Lakoff’s.