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Program Title: Japanese Society: In Tokyo and in the Country
EASC Code: JJ-05
Series Title: Japan: The Land & Its People
Region/Country: Japan
Language: English
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Subject: Sociology
Program Type: Documentary
Media Type: VHS
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Producer:
Release Date: 1989
Running Time: 29 min.
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Program Abstract: "This video covers typical, neighborhood relationships of the people living in the older section of Tokyo. The story's main character, a university student, is exposed to many situations in and around Tokyo. High land and commodity prices; how people cope living in new housing developments in regional communities; the problems of young people leaving their farms for the cities...reducing the agricultural work force. An excellent insight into the present state of local communities, personal relationship , reasons for the population concentration in Tokyo and Japan's social structure."
Data Entry Date: 1/27/1999