Drinking Japan

Drinking Japan
Author: Chris Bunting
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781462906277
Available:
Release: 2014-01-14
Editor: Tuttle Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Drinking Japan the first practical Japan travel guide in English, to depict Japan's bars and alcoholic beverages. Author Chris Bunting goes to tremendous lengths to present Japan's best bars and alcoholic drinks. You will be prepared for your trip with detailed profiles of Japans finest sake, sochu, awamori, beers, wines and Japanese whiskies. This book tells you where to find each one, which brands are best and which to avoid. A trip to Japan is not complete without experiencing its famous night life. From bright lights of Ginza to the quiet street corners of Kyoto. Drinking Japan provides reviews of 122 bars in Tokyo, Yokohama, Osaka, Kyoto, Kobe, and Hiroshima extending further afield. More than 120 of the country's best bars are featured in richly illustrated reviews, with menu tips, directions and language help. If you are drinking in Japan, most likely it is going to be a thrilling night. Japan is home to some of the world's most extraordinary alcoholic beverages as well as the most appealing bar scenes. This book will prepare you and your friends with the tips and tricks you need when navigating through cool Japan bar scenes and night life.

The Japanese Guide to Healthy Drinking

The Japanese Guide to Healthy Drinking
Author: Kaori Haishi,Shinichi Dr Shinichi Asabe,Shinichi Asabe
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781472144553
Available:
Release: 2020-12-31
Editor: Robinson
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

'People in Japan take their drink seriously. But alcohol is seriously bad for you. This book will tell you how to hold your drink - without dying from the consequences' HENRY GEE, Senior Editor, Nature, and author of The Accidental Species: Misunderstandings of Human Evolution 'Drinking can be one of life's great pleasures, but it can also be very harmful and dangerous. Here is a sensible, science-driven, and thought-provoking look at both the pluses and minuses of alcohol as well as tips on how to hopefully enjoy your favourite tipple in a safer way. Kanpai!' BRIAN ASHCRAFT, author of The Japanese Saké Bible and Japanese Whisky 'A refreshingly honest look at booze and how to get the best out of it. I can definitely drink to that.' HELEN McGINN, author of The Knackered Mother's Wine Club ALCOHOL CAN BE GOOD FOR YOU! In this uniquely Japanese mix of quirky fun and hard science, alcohol is revealed not as a poison, but as the best of all medicines . . . up to a point. If we drink healthily, drinkers need never give up what we love. Kaori Haishi is a journalist and the director of the Japan Saké Association; Dr Shinichi Asabe is a liver specialist who likes a drink. Kaori Haishi interviewed a line-up of twenty-five booze-loving physicians, including Japan's leading expert on throwing up, a sleep specialist on how nightcaps can cause depression and a professor on how drinking too much beer can prevent the secretion of testosterone. Now, with Dr Asabe's expert medical help, she has written this book. Universally relevant information about the effects of wines, beers and spirits on the human body is delivered with clarity and precision, backed up by plentiful footnotes citing the latest academic research. The unfailingly amusing Haishi has particularly empathetic advice for women, including the merits of saké as a miracle skin-care product. The book explores all sorts of issues, such as: Bitter Medicine - how beer can help to prevent dementia. Shakes on a Plane - is in-flight drinking dangerous? Mellow Yellow - checking the colour of your pee. Snack Attacks - secrets for avoiding weight gain. And that perennial mystery . . . how do the French get away with it?

Drunk Japan

Drunk Japan
Author: Mark D. West
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9780190070854
Available:
Release: 2020-03-11
Editor: Oxford University Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Each society that consumes alcohol has its own unique drinking culture, and each society deals with the drunken products of that culture in particular ways. As Mark D. West shows in Drunk Japan, the distinctive features of Japanese drinking culture and its intoxication-related laws are not simply interesting in and of themselves, but offer a unique window into Japanese society more broadly. Drawing upon close readings of over 5,000 published Japanese court opinions on drunkenness-related cases, he provides a rich description of Japanese alcohol consumption, drinking culture, and intoxication. West reveals that the opinions not only show patterns in what, where, and why people drink in Japan, but they also focus to a surprising extent on characteristics (including occupation, wealth, gender, and education) of individual litigants. By examining the consistencies and contradictions that emerge from the cases, West finds that, at its most extreme, the Japanese legal system is hyper-individualized. Focusing on individual people sometimes leads courts to ignore forensic evidence, to rely on post-arrest drinking tests, and to calculate prison sentences based on factors such as a mother's promise to help her adult child abstain. Cumulatively, the colorful and often tragic cases West uses not only illuminate the complexity of the culture, but they also reveal an entirely new vision of Japanese law and a comprehensive picture of alcohol use in Japanese society writ large.

Drunk Japan

Drunk Japan
Author: Mark D. West
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9780190070861
Available:
Release: 2020-03-11
Editor: Oxford University Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Each society that consumes alcohol has its own unique drinking culture, and each society deals with the drunken products of that culture in particular ways. As Mark D. West shows in Drunk Japan, the distinctive features of Japanese drinking culture and its intoxication-related laws are not simply interesting in and of themselves, but offer a unique window into Japanese society more broadly. Drawing upon close readings of over 5,000 published Japanese court opinions on drunkenness-related cases, he provides a rich description of Japanese alcohol consumption, drinking culture, and intoxication. West reveals that the opinions not only show patterns in what, where, and why people drink in Japan, but they also focus to a surprising extent on characteristics (including occupation, wealth, gender, and education) of individual litigants. By examining the consistencies and contradictions that emerge from the cases, West finds that, at its most extreme, the Japanese legal system is hyper-individualized. Focusing on individual people sometimes leads courts to ignore forensic evidence, to rely on post-arrest drinking tests, and to calculate prison sentences based on factors such as a mother's promise to help her adult child abstain. Cumulatively, the colorful and often tragic cases West uses not only illuminate the complexity of the culture, but they also reveal an entirely new vision of Japanese law and a comprehensive picture of alcohol use in Japanese society writ large.

Drunk Japan

Drunk Japan
Author: Mark D. West
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9780190070847
Available:
Release: 2020
Editor: Oxford University Press, USA
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Drinker's paradise? -- How to drink in Japan -- Drunk crime -- Drunk driving -- Drunk others -- Punishing the drunk -- Drunk in society.

The Too Good Wife

The Too Good Wife
Author: Amy Borovoy
Pages: 234
ISBN: 9780520244528
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Release: 2005-12-29
Editor: Univ of California Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

“Amy Borovoy has beautifully portrayed the dilemmas of being female in modern Japan, and the nuanced grace with which these women manage their particular difficulties. She has created an indelible portrait of the way women struggle with the eternal questions of being mothers and wives, in particularly Japanese ways, and the ways in which they reflect upon and manage their lives. It is a remarkable book.”—Tanya Luhrmann, Max Palevsky Professor in the Committee on Human Development, University of Chicago

The American Experience with Alcohol

The American Experience with Alcohol
Author: G.M. Ames,L.A. Bennett
Pages: 490
ISBN: 9781489905307
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Release: 2013-11-11
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This volume is an important contribution to our understanding of culture and alcohol in the United States. Its appearance is also a milestone in the history of alcohol studies in American anthropology. Over the last six years, the volume's editors, initially along with Miriam Rodin, have served as the coorganizers of the Alcohol and Drug Study Group of the American Anthropological Association (AAA). In this capacity, they have organized sessions at the AAA and other meetings, greatly strengthened the research network with a regular and informative newsletter, and painstakingly promoted the publication of anthropological work on al cohol and drugs. Appearing just as the responsibility for the Study Group is passed on to others, this book is a fitting emblem of the care and energy with which its editors have built an institutional nexus for alcohol and drug anthropology in North America. The contents of this volume offer a uniquely wide sampling of the diversity of cultural patterns that make up the American experience with alcohol. The collective portrait the editors have assembled extends in several dimensions: through time and history, across such social differ entiations as gender, age-grade, and social class, and through such major social institutions as the church and the family. Clearly the dominant dimension of variation in the material that follows, however, is ethnicity. The book offers us a sampler of unprecedented richness of the different experiences with alcohol of American ethnoreligious groups.

Intelligent Businessman s Guide to Japan

Intelligent Businessman s Guide to Japan
Author: Jon P. Alston
Pages: 144
ISBN: 9781462904761
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Release: 2012-08-28
Editor: Tuttle Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This Japanese business guide contains insider's tips that will make dealings with the Japanese both manageable and successful. For Westerners dealing with Japanese, simple differences in business practices can be troublesome obstacles to successful negotiation. They need not be according to sociologist Jon P. Alston. In this informed and straightforward presentation, Alston describes common Japanese rules for social interaction, and shows how foreigners who understand them can put this knowledge to profitable use. In such chapters as: Establishing a Personal Relationship Closing the Deal Maintaining Contact Alston explains Japanese expectations and the importance placed on preperation, form, and follow–up. For those planning their first interculturual deal as well as for experienced negociations, The Intelligent Businessman's Guide to Japan is an invaluable aid for acquiring the extra edge that leads to business success.

Forest Bathing

Forest Bathing
Author: Dr. Qing Li
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9780525559863
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Release: 2018-04-17
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The definitive guide to the therapeutic Japanese practice of shinrin-yoku, or the art and science of how trees can promote health and happiness Notice how a tree sways in the wind. Run your hands over its bark. Take in its citrusy scent. As a society we suffer from nature deficit disorder, but studies have shown that spending mindful, intentional time around trees--what the Japanese call shinrin-yoku, or forest bathing--can promote health and happiness. In this beautiful book--featuring more than 100 color photographs from forests around the world, including the forest therapy trails that criss-cross Japan--Dr. Qing Li, the world's foremost expert in forest medicine, shows how forest bathing can reduce your stress levels and blood pressure, strengthen your immune and cardiovascular systems, boost your energy, mood, creativity, and concentration, and even help you lose weight and live longer. Once you've discovered the healing power of trees, you can lose yourself in the beauty of your surroundings, leave everyday stress behind, and reach a place of greater calm and wellness.

Japan Quarterly

Japan Quarterly
Author: Anonim
Pages: 329
ISBN: UOM:39015009161020
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Release: 1971
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Japan Alcoholism and Masculinity

Japan  Alcoholism  and Masculinity
Author: Paul A. Christensen
Pages: 182
ISBN: 9780739192054
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Release: 2014-12-11
Editor: Lexington Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Depictions of an alcohol-saturated Japan populated by intoxicated salarymen, beer dispensing vending machines, and a generally tolerant approach to public drunkenness, typify domestic and international perceptions of Japanese drinking. Even the popular definitions of Japanese masculinity are interwoven with accounts of personal alcohol consumption in public settings; gender norms that exclude and marginalize the alcoholic. And yet the alcoholic also exists in Japan, and exists in a manner revealing of the dominant processes by which alcoholism and addiction are globally influenced, understood, and classified. As such, this book examines the ways in which alcoholism is understood, accepted, and taken on as an influential and lived aspect of identity among Japanese men. At the most general level, it explores how a subjective idea comes to be regarded as an objective and unassailable fact. Here such a process concerns how the culturally and temporally specific treatment methodology of Alcoholics Anonymous, upon which much of Japan’s other major sobriety association, Danshūkai, is also based, has come to be the approach in Japan to diagnosing, treating, and structuring alcoholism as an aspect of individual identity. In particular, the gendered consequences, how this process transpires or is resisted by Japanese men, are considered, as they offer substantial insight into how categories of illness and disease are created, particularly the ramifications of dominant forms of such categorizations across increasingly porous cultural borders. Ramifications that become starkly obvious when Japan’s persistent connection between notions of masculinity and alcohol consumption are considered from the perspective of the sober alcoholic and sobriety group member.

Learning About Drinking

Learning About Drinking
Author: Eleni Houghton,Anne M. Roche
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781134945771
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Release: 2013-05-13
Editor: Routledge
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This book is based on the premise that drinking behaviors are primarily learned. The contributors to the book explore the complex array of individual and social factors that impact the development of drinking patterns. They traverse family and culture influences, and the role played by schools, government, and the beverage alcohol industry. Learning About Drinking offers a rigorous and scholarly examination of drinking behavior brought to life with illustrative cases drawn from around the world. Social policymakers, historians, anthropologists, public health specialists, as well as mental health professionals will find this book of value. Learning About Drinking offers a refreshing, evidence-based look at a process that has too often been taken for granted.

Global Status Report on Alcohol and Health 2018

Global Status Report on Alcohol and Health 2018
Author: World Health Organization
Pages: 469
ISBN: 9789241565639
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Release: 2019-02-07
Editor: World Health Organization
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The report provides an overview of alcohol consumption and harms in relation to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (Chapter 1), presents global strategies, action plans and monitoring frameworks (Chapter 2), gives detailed information on: the consumption of alcohol in populations (Chapter 3); the health consequences of alcohol consumption (Chapter 4); and policy responses at the national level (Chapter 5). In its final Chapter 6, the imperative for reducing harmful use of alcohol in a public health perspective is presented. In addition, the report contains country profiles for WHO Member States and appendices with statistical annexes, a description of the data sources and methods used to produce the estimates and references.

Leisure in Contemporary Japan

Leisure in Contemporary Japan
Author: Wolfram Manzenreiter
Pages: 178
ISBN: STANFORD:36105016994639
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Release: 1995
Editor: Institut Der Japanologie Der Universitat Wien
Language: en

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Drinking Sak All Alone

Drinking Sak   All Alone
Author: Geri Bennett
Pages: 312
ISBN: 9781462040698
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Release: 2011-08-03
Editor: iUniverse
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Sunao Tokumura, descendent of an old and honorable samurai family, has risen to the powerful post of vice minister in the Japanese Ministry of International Trade and Industry. Unable to forget the tears of shame shed by his father as Japan surrendered in 1945, Tokumura has vowed vengeance against America. Satoshi Yoshida, aging billionaire industrialist, also seeks revenge against the country that imprisoned him as a war criminal for his support of its enemies in WWII. His money and influence now extend from the dark corners inhabited by the yakusa to a former president of the United States, and he has discovered a way to manipulate the current president. Together the two men have devised a plot to destroy the country they both loathe, using innocent Americans and their own countrymen as pawns. Maggie Davidson Stuart, was unable to defy her fathers objections to her Japanese suitor, Stan Mitsunari, and married Charles Stuart, the young banker considered to be of proper background. Tokumura and Yoshida draw the unsuspecting Stan, now a respected financial editor in Japan, into the scheme as America is thrown into chaos by massive labor strikes, a Treasury bond boycott, and the sabotaging of an innovative computer storage system. When her father dies suddenly and Charles leaves her for his male lover, Maggie assumes leadership of the prestigious Davidson Hotel Group, the family owned company. Stan and Maggie are reunited when Stan begins to suspect the vicious plot, but will anyone believe him in time to stop the madness?

Japan

Japan
Author: Chris Taylor,Robert Strauss,Tony Wheeler
Pages: 798
ISBN: 0864422377
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Release: 1994
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Describes points of interest in each region of the country, introduces Japanese culture and history, and recommends hotels, restaurants, and entertainment

Look Japan

Look Japan
Author: Anonim
Pages: 329
ISBN: STANFORD:36105113560515
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Release: 2002
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Focus Japan

Focus Japan
Author: Anonim
Pages: 329
ISBN: UIUC:30112062818288
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Release: 1992
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Lonely Planet Japan

Lonely Planet Japan
Author: Lonely Planet
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9781788685382
Available:
Release: 2019-08-01
Editor: Lonely Planet
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Lonely Planet Japan is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore a bamboo grove in Arashiyama, marvel at Shinto and Buddhist architecture in Kyoto, or relax in the hot springs of Noboribetsu Onsen; all with your trusted travel companion.

Safe Drinking Water

Safe Drinking Water
Author: Elizabeth J. Hrudey
Pages: 486
ISBN: 9781843390428
Available:
Release: 2004-01-01
Editor: IWA Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Safe Drinking Water aims to raise the understandin