The art of the gut : manhood, power, and ethics in Japanese politics / Robin M. LeBlanc

Author(s): LeBlanc, Robin M., 1966-
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Subjects: Masculinity--Political aspects--Japan
Men--Political activity--Japan
Political culture--Japan
Japan--Politics and government--1989-
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, c2010
LC Classification: H, HQ
Physical Description: xix, 229 p. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction. The Power Remainder 1
1. Breadwinners 37
2. The Inheritor 68
3. The Paradox of Masculine Honor 95
4. Cheating as a Democratic Practice 128
5. The Art of the Gut 159
Conclusion: Salad and Cigarettes for Breakfast, or How to Find Democracy by Losing Your Sense of Perspective 187
Notes 203
Index 225
Notes: LCCN: 2009009148
ISBN: 9780520259164 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0520259165 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780520259171 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0520259173 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: The power remainder -- Breadwinners -- The inheritor -- The paradox of masculine honor -- Cheating as a democratic practice -- The art of the gut -- Salad and cigarettes for breakfast, or how to find democracy by losing one's sense of perspective
OCLC Number: 312445991
ISBN/ISSN: 9780520259164
0520259165
9780520259171
0520259173