The Japanese Housewife Overseas by Oxford Brookes University Ruth Martin

By Oxford Brookes University Ruth Martin

In response to learn over a six-year interval into 3 age teams of girls, this significant new learn bargains intensive research for the 1st time of the adventure of expatriate jap other halves dwelling quickly within the uk. It makes a speciality of the jobs of the 'housewife'in the context of the altering prestige of girls in modern Japan.

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According to White, Japanese women living abroad have been known to delay treatment because of anxieties about communication, and she says that in Japan it is not customary for patients to be involved in their own treatment in terms of questioning their doctor’s diagnosis (1988: 74). ), and according to Vogel (1985) Japanese patients may not actually take the medication prescribed by a foreign doctor fearing that it is not appropriate for the Japanese physiology. How women deal with family health matters in the UK is discussed in the following chapter.

The children of managers from Denso – a manufacturer of air conditioners and the largest Japanese company in Telford – live in or around Leegomery close to the factory and tend to attend the local state school, whereas managers of other factories favour private schools for their children. Medical assistance is generous and women are well supported in this. Akiko said that her husband’s bank paid 75% of the medical costs when she had her second child in hospital. With regard to other financial support, some women reported that the company paid for English lessons for them, and gave financial assistance for language learning.

How women manage their family finances while living in the UK has an important role, and one that is modified during their stay overseas will be discussed in Chapter 5. Homes are usually rented for the duration of the stay. In areas like Telford and Cardiff, however, there are cases where the company owns the house, which is then inherited by successors in the job. In other cases a home previously rented by a company member who has returned is taken on recommendation by his successor. In senior management, the company usually takes more responsibility for finding What Overseas Transfer Means to Wives 41 the suitable home, and for meeting the rental costs.

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