Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Preface to the third edition -- The Japan phenomenon and the social sciences -- Class and stratification: an overview -- Geographical and generational variations -- Forms of work in cultural capitalism -- Diversity and unity in education -- Gender stratification and the family system -- 'Japaneseness', ethnicity, and minority groups -- Collusion and competition in the establishment -- Popular culture and everyday life -- Civil society and friendly authoritarianism.
Previous ed.: 2003.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-325) and index.