De Vos, George A.. Value attitudes toward role behavior of women in two Japanese villages

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Title: Value attitudes toward role behavior of women in two Japanese villages

Published in: American anthropologist - Vol. 63

Published By: American anthropologist - Vol. 63 Washington, etc.: American Anthropological Association, etc., 1961. 1204-1230 p.

By line: [by] George De Vos and Hiroshi Wagatsuma

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2010. Computer File

Culture: Okayama (AB43)

Subjects: Behavior processes and personality (150); Personality traits (157);

Abstract: This source, whose authors are an American anthropologist and a Japanese psychologist, compares the status and roles of the sexes, within the context of the family, in two communities, one in Aichi Prefecture and the other in Okayama Prefecture. Apart from brief sketches of historical background bearing on customary attitudes in the two locations, the data consist of compared results of Thematic Apperception Tests (TAT) administrated by the authors. The themes developed in this report are: attitudes concerning family-arranged marriages, heterosexual relationships in general, aggression in different roles, and mother-in-law.

Document Number: 9

Document ID: ab43-009

Document Type: Journal Article

Language: English

Field Date: 1953-1955

Evaluation: Ethnologist, Psychologist-5

Analyst: Jan A. Simpson, John Beierle ; 1979

Coverage Date: 1953-1955

Coverage Place: Niiike-buraku; Sakunoshima, Okayama Prefecture, Japan

LCSH: Japan--Okayama Prefecture

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