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By Joseph Maguire, Masayoshi Nakayama

ISBN-10: 0203504410

ISBN-13: 9780203504413

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ISBN-13: 9780203608906

ISBN-10: 0714682934

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Evolving for hundreds of years in relative isolation, game in Japan constructed a special personality reflective of eastern tradition and society. In contemporary many years, Japan's force in the direction of cultural and fiscal modernization has consciously integrated a modernization of its activities cultures. Japan, activity and Society presents insights into this procedure, revealing the tensions among continuity and alter, culture and modernity, the neighborhood and the worldwide in a tradition dealing with the recent financial and political realities of our glossy international. The booklet explores 3 extensive components of curiosity: recreation and smooth society in Japan present matters in social reconstruction and copy in game modernization, globalization and recreation in Japan. supplying unparalleled entry to new paintings from eastern students, and elevating key questions of globalization and cultural id, this article represents a desirable source for college kids and researchers of game and society.

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Two types of ideologies, however, are concerned in this case: the ideology of autonomous development and the ideology of institutional development. The former ideology is based on self-discipline, where the benefits and ethos within baseball are autonomously maintained and developed over time. The latter ideology, on the other hand, does not have or has only a little self-discipline, so the existing benefits or ethos of an institution cannot be preserved, while the outward ideology, in this case an ideology based on economics, is prioritized.

Inoue, Kazuo (1970) Gakkoutaiiku Seidoshi (The History of School Physical Education), Tokyo: Taishukan Shoten. Kamishima, Jiro (1961) Kindainippon no Seishinkouzou (The Spiritual Structure of Modern Japan), Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten. Kinoshita, Hideaki (1971) Nipponntaiikushi kenkyu Josetu (The Introduction to Study of Physical Education in Japan), Humaido Shuppan. Kusaka, Yuko (1987) ‘The development of baseball organizations in Japan’, International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 22–4:263–279.

The notion of ‘fun’ could not justify their activities. In addition, sportsmanship and the spirit of fair play were replaced by the Japanese spirit or Bushido spirit. The Japanese highlighted Western ideals concerning these virtues, but insisted on drawing on the traditional ideas of Japanese culture, and thus sometimes replaced them with the spirit of Zen Buddism. However, no examination of the common and different factors involved in these beliefs was undertaken. The ideas of sportsmanship and fair play gradually permeated the Japanese players’ attitudes towards their mind and body.

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