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The too-good wife

alcohol, codependency, and the politics of nurturance in postwar Japan

by Amy Beth Borovoy

  • 285 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan,
  • Tokyo,
  • Tokyo.
    • Subjects:
    • Alcoholics -- Japan -- Tokyo -- Family relationships.,
    • Alcoholics" spouses -- Japan -- Tokyo.,
    • Parents of drug addicts -- Japan -- Tokyo.,
    • Codependency -- Japan -- Tokyo.,
    • Social work with women -- Japan -- Tokyo.,
    • Sex role -- Japan -- Tokyo.,
    • Wives -- Japan -- Tokyo.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementAmy Borovoy.
      SeriesEthnographic studies in subjectivity ;, 6
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV5132 .B67 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3300561M
      ISBN 100520244516, 0520244524
      LC Control Number2004029705

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