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Living in Japan is a complete guide for foreigners currently living in Japan or contemplating making a home there. the vagaries, anxieties, and uncertainties of an expatriate existence

Living in Japan is a complete guide for foreigners currently living in Japan or contemplating making a home there. From the great expectations before arrival to the shock of actually being immersed in one of the most unique cultures in the hectic modern world, from finding housing to finding work, and from adjusting to the expatriate community to the many challenges of making a way into the heart of Japanese society and culture, Living in Japan will help the reader cope with. the vagaries, anxieties, and uncertainties of an expatriate existence

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Living in Japan is a complete guide for foreigners currently living in Japan or. .by Shibusawa Tazuko, Joy Norton, Tazuko Shibusawa. This is an excellent book if you are traveling to Japan to further your professional career or moving to make a new life for yourself

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Living in Japan is a complete travel guide for foreigners currently living in Japan or contemplating making a home there

Living in Japan is a complete travel guide for foreigners currently living in Japan or contemplating making a home there. From the great expectations before arrival to the shock of actually being immersed in one of the most unique cultures in the hectic modern world, from finding housing to finding work, and from adjusting to the expatriate community to the many challenges of. making a way into the heart of Japanese society and culture, Living in Japan will help the reader cope with the vagaries, anxieties, and uncertainties of an expatriate existence

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Having lived and worked in Japan for over five years, RJ has in depth knowledge of Japanese cultural issues together with a high level of spoken Japanese

Having lived and worked in Japan for over five years, RJ has in depth knowledge of Japanese cultural issues together with a high level of spoken Japanese. His time there was spent in Kanazawa and Toyama working in education both as teacher of French and English and as an academic manager with responsibility for managing budgets, recruiting staff and curriculum planning

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A Guide to Living, Working, and Traveling in Japan. by Joy Norton, Tazuko Shibusawa. Published September 2001 by Tuttle Publishing. Social life and customs, Americans, History.

Living in Japan is a complete guide for foreigners currently living in Japan or contemplating making a home there. From the great expectations before arrival to the shock of actually being immersed in one of the most unique cultures in the hectic modern world, from finding housing to finding work, and from adjusting to the expatriate community to the many challenges of making a way into the heart of Japanese society and culture, Living in Japan will help the reader cope with the vagaries, anxieties, and uncertainties of an expatriate existence. Norton and Shibusawa explore the opportunities for foreigners in Japan, analyze the problems they're likely to encounter, offer practical solutions and advice to make the most out of an extended stay in Japan. This guide enthusiastically negotiates the potential roadblocks and pitfalls facing expatriate businessmen, children, traditional homemakers, students, and working couples and highlights the many opportunities for a rich and lasting experience. And finally, Living in Japan offers helpful hints to ease the transition if expatriates returning from Japan to their native lands, where they face a culture shock as strong as that they experiences upon first making their way to Japan.

Comments: (7)

Gralmeena
While an intriguing book this does not live up to the title.

Rather than "A Guide to Living, Working, and Traveling in Japan" the book is more of a sociological and psychological description of what expatriates go through in their process of adapting, specifically to Japan but extensible to the anywhere in reality.

What I was looking for was the advertised "... Guide to Living, Working, and Traveling in Japan"; this I did not get. There were very few actual suggestions on the HOW to live in Japan, but a lot of discussion of what goes into the internal psychological adjustment to Japan.

There are places where there is indeed concrete help, in particular in Chapter 6 where various resources are listed where medical, psychiatric/counseling help as well as religious outreach can be obtained. There is also mention of Tokyo English Life Line (TELL) which is essentially as advertised on the tin - a life line for telephone counseling for the new visitor to Japan who is totally lost. The author seems to have some relation to this body, but that can be excused as the information is truly helpful and not self-aggrandizing in any way. The downside to this is the resources are more centric to the Tokyo-Osaka corridor with not a lot of mention for the rest of the country.

I cannot truly recommend this to the person who is moving to Japan and is looking for information on the nuts and bolts of fitting in. The book is maybe more useful for a sociology student or maybe a psychology student looking for insight to coping mechanisms for the displaced. I'm glad I read the book, it is well written and flows nicely. It is just that the book did not meet my needs.
Freighton
I bought this book for my friend. She loves it.
Sorryyy
To be fair, I thought I was buying "Living Abroad in Japan". Please, don't make the same mistake I did.

First of all the entire mood of the book is depressing about how hard it is for foreigners in Japan all the time. Good luck finding something positive. The section entitled "Why go through it at all?" is a short paragraph. As someone who's spent a year in Japan and enjoyed most of it, this book made me think I must be hallucinating.

While the subtitle is "A Guide to Living, Working, and Traveling in Japan", it doesn't give any advice or tips in any of these things, other than saying it's possible. (I'm not even sure it ever mentions traveling. About 85% of the book seems to reference general culture shock and social research, with the remaining 15% being specifically about Westerners in Japan. Replace "Japan" with "France" and most of the book would make sense. It offers no specific advice like how to look for an apartment or open a bank account, but does have charts with labels like "Mortar shells of criticism" and "wall of hurt"

Lastly, the entire focus of the book seems to be for expats to fit in with the expat community. While useful for some, I would have liked to have some information on how to culturally explore Japan rather than form an American cocoon for myself.

The only general information that might be useful to some is exploring the motivations and reactions to tag-along wives/husbands/children (ie: People who didn't really choose to go to Japan) and how to deal with it.
Nayatol
It's mindboggling that these authors found a publisher. This book touts itself as a full guide to living in Japan. This could not be farther from the truth. Lacking specific information about the process of finding a home, work, etc, it's basically a dreary account of all the difficulties that await you in Japan, with an intense focus on the psychological trials, which the book seems to portray as inevitable. Worse still, the only advice offered in coping with the pessimistic, matter-of-fact list of challenges is shockingly trite. I do not know why these two authors wrote this book, because it really seems as though their objective was dissuading people from living in Japan, rather than offering solutions.
Xwnaydan
Others seemed to really dislike this book but I think it is very much geared at those who will be moving into companies. Yes a good portion does lean to the negatives but it is very necessary to take off the rose colored glasses. If you want all the facts and expectations of your family then this is the book for you.
Naa
Wow- just reading through the excerpts they make it sound like hell on Earth. I've spent a decent amount of time in Japan and I can tell you these folks are giving Afghanistan or Darfur for a year friends, *that's* true misery. Japan is what you make it and for a lot of ex-pats it's a lot of fun.
Kalv
An easy read based on the psychology behind coping, culture shock, and how it will affect you and those around you when you move to Japan, or anywhere else for that matter! Not very helpful as a knowledge base about actual life in Japan, but it is insightful regarding how our minds work when presented with an alternate reality.
I cancelled this book an hour after clicking on it. I was comparing the cost of this book from Amazon with the cost of the 2nd hand one and the exorbitant postage costs from Marketplace Books.
Living in Japan: A Guide to Living, Working, and Traveling in Japan download epub
Asia
Author: Tazuko Shibusawa,Joy Norton
ISBN: 0804832889
Category: Travel
Subcategory: Asia
Language: English
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing; Revised, Expanded edition (September 1, 2001)
Pages: 128 pages