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Home and the Community

Inge Daniels

Inge Daniels is Lecturer in Social Anthropology, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Japanese House : Material Culture in the Modern Home

Berg, 2010

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... and spatial unit (Daniels 2005a). In this chapter I have focused on the changing relationship between the domestic inside group and the immediate local community. The presence of large numbers of spatial divisions between the house and the outside...

Domestic Spirituality

Inge Daniels

Inge Daniels is Lecturer in Social Anthropology, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Japanese House : Material Culture in the Modern Home

Berg, 2010

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... is considered to be an important quality in the world that affects people's everyday lives (Daniels 2003). The English term ‘luck’ does not capture the richness of nuances that surround the concept within the Japanese context....

Conclusions: Frictions, Gaps and Blockages

Inge Daniels

Inge Daniels is Lecturer in Social Anthropology, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Japanese House : Material Culture in the Modern Home

Berg, 2010

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... and remembered, but over time they become absorbed in the messiness of human and non-human worlds that make up the home. Most defined these objects as ‘things one would like to dispose of but which are difficult to throw away’ (Daniels...

Stuff and Storage

Inge Daniels

Inge Daniels is Lecturer in Social Anthropology, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Japanese House : Material Culture in the Modern Home

Berg, 2010

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...The Ideology Of Tidiness Miyawaki (1998: 51) What housewives desire most when they buy a house is ‘a lot of storage’: I Iike a storage room (nando), and a built-in closet (oshi-ire...

Troublesome Things

Inge Daniels

Inge Daniels is Lecturer in Social Anthropology, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Japanese House : Material Culture in the Modern Home

Berg, 2010

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... recognizable commodities linked with a particular place that are bought home as gifts for others (Nitta 1992; Kanzaki 1997). My research (Daniels 2001a) confirms that souvenirs play a key role in the consolidation of social relations...

Introduction

Inge Daniels

Inge Daniels is Lecturer in Social Anthropology, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Japanese House : Material Culture in the Modern Home

Berg, 2010

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... 2002; Daniels 2003). The launch of the journal Home Cultures in 2003, for example, confirms that this kind of research has firmly established itself as one of the most innovative areas of research within anthropology. Although...

Feeling at Home

Inge Daniels

Inge Daniels is Lecturer in Social Anthropology, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Japanese House : Material Culture in the Modern Home

Berg, 2010

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... towards the kitchen. While I was conducting research about kitchen utensils in 1995, for example, few people allowed me into their kitchens because they considered these spaces to be ‘dirty’ (kitanai) (Daniels 1996). Many of the homes I...

Tatami Tastes

Inge Daniels

Inge Daniels is Lecturer in Social Anthropology, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Japanese House : Material Culture in the Modern Home

Berg, 2010

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... (Daniels 2009b). Nonetheless, most married women over 45 years of age aspired to assimilate at least some of these aesthetic elements into the decoration of their homes. A good example is Mrs Terayama, the 45-year-old part-time nurse from...