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  • Note that of course the Japanese and UK situations are in no way comparable, and there are other surveys that indicate, for instance, that 55% of the Japanese public blame a decline in public order in foreign crime, versus 36% in the UK, but it does show that nihonjinron is not a uniquely Japanese disease, and that Japanese public opinion is perhaps not such an outlier when compared to other nations.

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  • I think there are a few moments where Oishinbo flirts with being nihonjinron, but that long critical look at the sake industry pretty much pulls this volume back from the brink.

    From the stack: Oishinbo: Sake

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    Japanese and today’s society: part 1 of 3

  • Critics view Tsunoda's ideas as slotting into nihonjinron, an essentially chauvinistic pseudoscience devoted to demonstrating the Japanese culture and people to be superiorly unique.

    The Japanese brain - and umami

  • As I implied, this debate seems to me to be part of the nihonjinron argument and gets into politics I really don't understand.

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]


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  • December 28, 2006