Table of contents for Family and social policy in Japan : anthropological approaches / edited by Roger Goodman.

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1. Introduction: anthropology, policy and the study of Japan Roger Goodman
2. Toward a cultural biography of civil society in Japan Victoria Lynn Bestor
3. Pinning hopes on angels: reflections from an aging Japan's urban landscape Glenda Roberts
4. Reproducing identity: maternal and child health care for foreigners in Japan Setsuko Lee and Carolyn Stevens
5. State, standardization and 'normal' children: an anthropological study of a preschool Eyal Ben-Ari
6. Child abuse in Japan: 'discovery' and the development of policy Roger Goodman
7. Touching of the hearts: an overview of programs to promote interaction between the generations in Japan Leng Leng Thang
8. Death policies in Japan: the state, the family and the individual Yohko Tsuji
9. Embodiment, citizenship and social policy in contemporary Japan Vera Mackie.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Family Japan, Family policy Japan, Public welfare Japan, Social problems Japan, Applied anthropology Japan, Japan Social policy, Japan Social conditions