In the vastness of Tokyo these are tiny social units, and by the standards that most Americans would apply, they are perhaps far too small, geographically and demographically, to be considered "neighborhoods." Still, to residents of Tokyo and particularly to the residents of any given subsection of the city, they are socially significant and geographically distinguishable divisions of the urban landscape. In neighborhoods such as these, overlapping and intertwining associations and institutions provide an elaborate and ...

Neighborhood Tokyo 1990, Stanford University Press, Stanford

ISBN-13: 9780804717977

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Neighborhood Tokyo 1989, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA

ISBN-13: 9780804714396