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Anxious Intimacy: Negotiating Gender, Value and Belonging among Japanese Retirees in Malaysia

Shiori, Shakuto


This is a study of Japanese retirees who have elected to retire in Malaysia. I arrived in Kuala Lumpur in 2014 to study sensory responses of Japanese retirees to the Malaysian landscape, but discovered instead that the gender differences in the experiences of their overseas move into retirement were dominating everyday discussions among the retirees. Retired baby boomers had lived through Japan’s high growth period in which family and firm were strictly...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d6cf96cb040a


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