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Author LeBlanc, Robin M., 1966-

Title Bicycle citizens : the political world of the Japanese housewife / Robin M. LeBlanc ; with a foreword by Saskia Sassen.

Imprint Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©1999.

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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  305.420952 L445B    Check Shelf
Description xvii, 243 pages ; 24 cm
Series Asia--local studies/global themes
Studies of the East Asian Institute
Asia--local studies/global themes.
Studies of the East Asian Institute.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-237) and index.
Contents Foreword / Saskia Sassen -- 1. "Supposing Truth Is a Woman -- What Then?" -- 2. The Identity of the "Regular Housewife" -- 3. Housewives and Citizenship -- 4. Volunteering against Politics: Housewives, Citizenship, and Community Service -- 5. Toward a "Housewifely" Movement: The Seikatsu Club Co-op's Daily Life Politics -- 6. The Ono Campaign: A "Regular" Housewife in Elite Politics.
Subject Women -- Political activity -- Japan.
Housewives -- Political activity -- Japan.
Housewives -- Japan -- Social conditions.
Political participation -- Japan.
89.57 political participation. (NL-LeOCL)077609034
Housewives -- Political activity. (OCoLC)fst00962226
Housewives -- Social conditions. (OCoLC)fst00962234
Political participation. (OCoLC)fst01069386
Women -- Political activity. (OCoLC)fst01734136
Japan. (OCoLC)fst01204082
Politieke participatie.
Huisvrouwen.
Participation politique -- Japon.
Femmes au foyer -- Japon -- Conditions sociales.
Femmes et politique -- Japon.
Femmes au foyer -- Japon -- Activité politique.
Homemakers -- Political activity -- Japan.
Homemakers -- Japan -- Social Conditions.
Women -- political activity -- Japan.
Indexed Term Women in politics -- Japan
Housewives -- Japan -- Political activity
Housewives -- Japan -- Social conditions
Political participation -- Japan
ISBN 0520212908 (alk. paper)
9780520212909 (alk. paper)
0520212916 (alk. paper)
9780520212916 (alk. paper)
9780585241395
0585241392
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