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About The Book

Westerners and Japanese men have a vivid mental image of Japanese women as dependent, deferential, and devoted to their families--anything but ambitious. In fact, the author shows, Japanese women hold equal and sometimes even more powerful positions than men in many spheres.

About The Author

Sumiko Iwao was a psychologist, educator, editor and professor emeritus at Keio University in Tokyo.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Free Press (October 1, 1998)
  • Length: 320 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781439106136

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