Housing and social transition in Japan

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Published by Routledge in Abingdon [UK], New York, NY .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Housing policy -- Japan,
  • Housing -- Japan

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Yosuke Hirayama and Richard Ronald.
SeriesHousing and society series
ContributionsRonald, Richard., Hirayama, Yōsuke
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD7367.A3 H68 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 216 p. :
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22754472M
ISBN 100415383617

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Bringing together a number of perspectives on the Japanese housing system, Housing and Social Transition in Japan provides a comprehensive, challenging and theoretically developed account of the dynamic role of the housing system during a period of unprecedented social and economic change in one of the most enigmatic social, political, and economic systems of the modern Reviews: 1.

Bringing together a number of perspectives on the Japanese housing system, Housing and Social Transition in Japan provides a comprehensive, challenging and theoretically developed account of the dynamic role of the housing system during a period of unprecedented social and economic change in one of the most enigmatic social, political, and economic systems of the modern Author: Yosuke Hirayama.

Book Description. Bringing together a number of perspectives on the Japanese housing system, Housing and Social Transition in Japan provides a comprehensive, challenging and theoretically developed account of the dynamic role of the housing system during a period of unprecedented social and economic change in one of the most enigmatic social, political, and economic systems of the.

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Housing and Social Transition in Japan Jeroen van der Veer 1 Journal of Housing and the Built Environment vol pages – () Cite this article. The introduction by the editors sets out the core premises and arguments of the book: that housing policy was a central element of the Japanese socioeconomic model during the postwar period; that state-supported mass construction of owner-occupied middle-class housing for the ‘standard family’ was a key driver of economic growth; that the post-bubble economic malaise is intimately related to the ongoing transition in the housing.

Bringing together a number of perspectives on the Japanese housing system, Housing and Social Transition in Japan provides a comprehensive, challenging and theoretically developed account of the dynamic role of the housing system during a period of unprecedented social and economic change in one of the most enigmatic social, political, and economic systems of the modern 3/5(1).

The post-war housing system was developed during the golden age of economy and welfare, when upward social trajectories such as increasing population, high-speed economic growth with rising real incomes, housing construction driven by high demands, increasing rates of home ownership supported by generous government subsidies generated new housing opportunities and accompanying issues.

In: Hirayama Y, Ronald R (eds) Housing and social transition in Japan. Routledge, London, pp 47–72 Google Scholar Ronald R () The ideology of home ownership: homeowner societies and the role of housing.

Hirayama, Y. (), ‘Housing and social inequality in Japan’, in Izuhara, M. (ed.), Comparing Social Policies: Exploring New Perspectives in Britain and Japan, Bristol: The Policy Press.

Hirayama, Y. (), ‘Running hot and cold in the urban home ownership market: the experience of Japan's major cities’, Journal of Housing and the. Transitions in Japanese housing subsidies. Japan´s housing difficulties can be summarized simply: too many people paying too much to live in low-quality housing.

The problem has been persistent since the s, and thus far the Japanese government has been unable to implement an entirely successful subsidy scheme to combat it. Because of the. Helpfully divided into three sections, Housing and Social Transition in Japan: explores the dynamics of the development of the housing system in post-war Japandeals with social issues related to housing in terms of social aging, family relations, gender and inequalityaddresses the Japanese housing system and social change in relation to comparative and theoretical frameworks.

Radical changes in the design of housing in post-war Japan had numerous effects on the Japanese people.

Public policy toward housing provision and the effects of escalating land prices in Tokyo and a few other very large cities in the country from the mid- to late s onward are examined, but it is dwellings themselves and the slow but steady shift from a floor-sitting to a chair-sitting.

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Hirayama, Y,“Reshaping the housing system: Home-ownership as a catalyst for social transformation”, in Housing and Social Transition in Japan Eds Hirayama, Y, Ronald, R (Routledge, London) pp 15 –   In order to evaluate the real economic costs of transitional shelter relative to housing and other aspects of recovery, the GoJ's transitional shelter strategy is placed in the context of Japan's housing policies, housing industry, previous experience.

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Many of Introduction 3 1/21/05 AM Page 3. In this book social scientists scrutinize the middle decades of the nineteenth century in Japan. That scrutiny is important and overdue, for the period from the s to the s has usually been treated in terms of politics and foreign relations/5(8).

This book presents an overview of private rented housing in selected new EU member states and other transition countries – a topic scarcely researched to date, as it is largely part of the informal economy, and consequently often invisible to official statistics.

Part I presents the private rented. The Government of Japan is progressing its housing policy transition from the quantitative supply of houses to quality enhancement. Inwhen WW2 had terminated, there was approximately four million shortage of housing in Japan.

Addressing this severe issue was the foremost priority for the Government. "This book explores the experiences of older women in post-war Japanese society through analysis of their family and housing histories.

Three broad themes - family relations, welfare systems and housing - were chosen to highlight issues surrounding the changing role and position of. The Meiji Restoration introduced a political transformation, but these chapters address the more gradual social transition. Originally published in The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press.

Finally, several points in connection with the demographic transition in Japan should be mentioned. First.

is the drastic and inevitable change of age composition of population due to demographic transition in the past of Japan, and its severe effects on economic and social structure. Demographic Transition in Japan I THE concept of a demographic transition has occupied a re-spectable place in the literature of economic and social history for the last generation or so and, like many such theories, is beginning to betray signs of wear and tear.

Its original formulation (the version I. Enhancement of the quality of houses is an important part of the housing policy in Japan, but, at the same time, there needs to be a balance between new construction and the activation of existing housing stocks.

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The discussion that follows is. 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 ).

Transition of Numbers of Registered Foreigners in Japan from 5 Major Countries, based on Immigration Controlby the Immigration Bureau, Ministry of Justice (Japan), Because of the low importance placed on assimilating minorities in Japan, laws regarding ethnic matters receive low priority in the legislative process.

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public housing stock, refining the legal basis for the establishment of homeowners’ associations, boosting the housing market, reforming the housing and municipal services sector and initiating reforms in the social allowance system.

This legislative activity demonstrates that, throughout the transition, the Government became increasingly. Japan - Japan - Development of the modern system: Many educational institutions existed in Japan even in the feudal period preceding the Meiji Restoration ofa number of which had been subjected to Chinese cultural influences since ancient times.

Numerous private temple schools (terakoya), mostly in towns, functioned as elementary schools; reading, writing, and arithmetic were taught by.Social workers could play a greater role in meeting these needs of disabled young people in transition as part of their key worker role c) Opportunities in schools and further education, training and employment programmes to address issues of self-confidence, identity and self-esteem."Transitional housing placement facility" means either of the following: "A community care facility licensed by the State Department of Social Services pursuant to Section of the Health and Safety Code to provide transitional housing opportunities to persons at least 16 years old, and.

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