IJS Week 07

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Week 7: Households – family structure, housing, declining birthrates

Statistical Handbook of Japan:

Read Chapter 13, “Family Budgets and Prices”

Here are the materials referred to at the end of the video. We have no Socrative quiz, so I discuss the different patterns a little in class.  IJS Week 07 Households

Academic Articles (for the Active Learning Hours Portfolio):

Michael Fisch, “The Rise of the Chapel Wedding in Japan”

Any of the chapters in Allison Alexy and Emma Cook (Eds), Intimate Japan: Ethnographies of Closeness and Conflict (University of Hawaii Press 2019) (1 chapter = 1 paper).

Links:

The “solitary death” phenomenon”

Divorce in Japan

Gay couples sue over right to marry

The Hague Convention (on parental child abduction)