Doing Fieldwork in Japan
Bestor, Theodore C., Patricia G. Steinhoff and Victoria Lyon Bestor, eds. Covers experiences in arranging introductions and affiliations, in gaining access and acceptance, in struggling with language learning and use....
Critical Asian Studies 39:4 (2007)
Special issue on "Politics and Pitfalls of Japan Ethnography: Reflexivity, Responsibility, and Anthropological Ethics" with articles by Ann-Elise lewalle, Bridget Love, Elise Edwards, Tomomi Yamaguchi and Sabine Frühstück.
Counseling and Support
A page put together by a clinical psychologist working in Tokyo at the Ikebukuro Counseling Center and Hozumi Clinic. Its a 'bi-lingual' page and its main aims are to give information on counseling, online support and mental health care available in Japan and to provide a forum where anyone experiencing emotional challenges can communicate their feelings and get support.
Know Before you Go
Provides information for people going to Japan, on visas, apartment-hunting, customs, mail, banking, transportation, etc. See also Japanese Manners and Etiquette.
Academic Society HomeVillage
Links to many Japanese academic associations. In English and Japanese.
Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien; German Institute for Japanese Studies, Tokyo
In English, Japanese and German. The DIJ sponsors three study groups: Humanities, Social Sciences and Business and Economics which meet monthly.