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Transition to Motherhood in Japan by H. Matsuo

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Published by Rozenberg Publishers .
Written in English


  • General,
  • Social Science,
  • Family / Parenting / Childbirth,
  • Sociology

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages291
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9100676M
ISBN 109051707614
ISBN 109789051707618

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The cover of this book shows the author when she was a child with her mother. The picture is personal but at the same time captures many dimensions of this research. It was taken in the early s, a period already characterised by quite low fertility in Japan and coinciding with the entry into the Second Demographic : Hideko Matsuo. A major source of inspiration was Martha McMahon's book, Engendering Motherhood. Identity and Self-Transformation in Women's Lives (), which underscores the centrality of motherhood to a woman's identity. I discovered this book while doing my field research and my study is, in fact, to some extentAuthor: Heini Martiskainen de Koenigswarter. second phase of the demographic transition, whichrepresented high fertility and low infant mortality, and who had a high number of siblings. According to the National Family Research of Japan, the average number of siblings (including respondent) the was and for those born in the s and s, respectively (Kato ).File Size: KB. Lie ban, to see to what extent Japanese children's books have been did not take much effort to confirm that the degendering of children's books was marginal. During the investigation, however, I realized that there was an interest­ ing connection between children's books and motherhood. The fact that many.

In Japan, studies based on the framework of the transition to adulthood first developed in family sociology. The Japan Society of Family Sociology has continuously conducted the National Family Research of Japan (NFR) since NFR data have been used for studies.   O. Korukcu, A. Deliktaş, K. Kukulu, Transition to motherhood in women with an infant with special care needs, International Nursing Review, /inr, 64, 4, (), ().   Penny Dick, The transition to motherhood and part-time working: mutuality and incongruence in the psychological contracts existing between managers and employees, Work, Employment and Society, /, 24, 3, (), (). literature on the transition to motherhood, with particular emphasis on the psychological and social processes involved in becoming a mother. It starts with a background section explaining the history of the concept and areas of difference between researchers. It goes on to examine the common experiences and challenges involved in becoming a mother,Missing: Japan.

One common transition, the transition to new motherhood, poses significant adjustment problems for most women and is of particular concern to health care providers Cowan & Cowan, Cowan g: Japan.   Specifically, maternal distress was conceptualised as a woman's response to the transition to motherhood which includes changes to one's body, role, relationships and social circumstances; the birth experience itself, as well as the demands, losses and gains associated with being a new g: Japan. The transition to motherhood represents a unique life phase and affects all life spheres, including work. Through this chapter, we provide an overview to challenges that face women and families as they transition to being parents. First, we are introducing background data on the characteristics of the interface between work and family.   For our Motherhood Around the World series, our second interview features photographer Yoko Inoue, who moved from Brooklyn to the Japanese countryside with her husband and are 10 things that have surprised her about being a mom in Japan Yoko’s background: Photographer Yoko Inoue grew up in the suburbs of Japan and moved to New York when she was