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Published: 07 June 2001

264 Pages | 10 halftones & line illus

ISBN: 9780198234210

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Children of the Japanese State

The Changing Role of Child Protection Institutions in Contemporary Japan

Roger Goodman

  • Focuses on a hitherto neglected area of Japanese studies
  • Provides a rich ethnography of child protection institutions in Japan
  • One of the very few studies of a child welfare system in a non-Western state
  • Raises challenging questions about Western views of child protection and child welfare
  • Written in a clear and accessible style

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