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    • Precarious Japan

    • By: Anne Allison
    • Narrated by: Colleen Patrick
    • Length: 11 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    In an era of irregular labor, nagging recession, nuclear contamination, and a shrinking population, Japan is facing precarious times. How the Japanese experience insecurity in their daily and social lives is the subject of Precarious Japan. Tacking between the structural conditions of socioeconomic life and the ways people are making do, or not, Anne Allison chronicles the loss of home affecting many Japanese, not only in the literal sense but also in the figurative sense of not belonging.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting book, reading could be better

    • By Charles on 03-01-16

    Regular price: $23.08