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Author Aoki, Hideo, 1943-

Title Japan's underclass : day laborers and the homeless / Hideo Aoki ; translated by Teresa Castelvetere.

Published Melbourne : Trans Pacific Press ; Portland, OR : Distributed in USA and Canada by International Specialized Book Services, 2006.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  305.560952 AOKI    AVAILABLE
Uniform title Gendai Nihon no toshi kasō. English
Physical description xvii, 341 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Series Japanese society series
Notes Originally published in Japanese by Akashi Shoten, 2000, as Gendai Nihon no toshi kasō: yoseba to nojukusha to gaikokujin rōdōsha--T.p. verso.
Revision of author's thesis (doctoral-Tsukuba Daigaku), 1999.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-328) and index.
Contents 1. A framework for urban underclass research -- Sect. I. The mode of existence of the urban underclass -- 2. The urban underclass and Kamagasaki -- 3. The urban underclass and Kotobukicho -- 4. The urban underclass and the homeless -- 5. The urban underclass and foreign workers -- Sect. II. The urban underclass' world of meaning -- 6. Methods of researching the urban underclass -- 7. Yoseba : discrimination and meaning -- 8. The world of meaning of the winter struggle.
Other author Castelvetere, Teresa.
Subject Urban poor -- Japan -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Squatter settlements -- Japan -- History -- 20th century.
Day laborers -- Japan -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Foreign workers -- Japan -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
ISBN 1876843241 (hbk.)
187684325X (pbk.)
Standard Number 9781876843243