The Anatomy of Dependence

  title={The Anatomy of Dependence},
  author={土居 健郎 and Johan Christiaan Bester},
Written by one of Japan's leading psychiatrists, this is a penetrating exploration of the Japanese character. It offers an analysis of the Japanese group ethic and of the origins of Japanese anti-individualism. A leading psychiatrist offers not only the most satisfying explanation of Japanese behaviour yet written, but a key to new understanding of all basic human needs. 
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  • 1975
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Using "the Japanese problem" as a corrective to the ethnocentricity of Western theory.
  • J. Tobin
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Child development
  • 2000
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