Bad Youth: Juvenile Delinquency and the Politics of Everyday Life in Modern Japan

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University of California Press, 9 dec. 2005 - 309 pagina's
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The first in-depth study of the political, social, and cultural history of juvenile delinquency in modern Japan, Bad Youth treats the policing of urban youth as a crucial site for the development of new state structures and new forms of social power. Focusing on the years of rapid industrialization and imperialist expansion (1895 to 1945), David R. Ambaras challenges widely held conceptions of a Japan that did not, until recently, experience delinquency and related youth problems. He vividly reconstructs numerous individual life stories in the worlds of home, school, work, and the streets, and he relates the changes that took place during this time of social transformation to the broader processes of capitalist development, nation-state formation, and imperialism.
 

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Unruly Youth and the Early Modern Polity
9
Assimilating the Lower Classes
30
Civilizing Degenerate Students
66
Popularizing Protection
97
Preparing Modern Workers Policing Modern Play
130
Juvenile Delinquency and the National Defense State
166
The Century of Juvenile Protection
192
Notes
199
Selected Bibliography
267
Index
293
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David R. Ambaras is Assistant Professor of History at North Carolina State University.

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