Changing career roles of Japanese women during the Meiji Taisho Showa period in Japanese morning

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Pimhatai Boonpanyarote


The role of women in Japanese society since ancient times was only that they were housewives who took care of their husbands, parents-in-law, and children. But when entering the late Edo, Meiji, Taisho, and Showa eras, the role of Japanese women changed. This article focuses on and aims to present a reflection on the roles of Japanese women that changed from various occupations during that era through the Japanese morning drama "Asadora" (Japanese: 朝ドラ; Romaji : Asadara) from Japanese online resources It includes information on websites and history books related to the country's modernization to meet the West during the late Edo, Meiji, Taisho, and Showa periods. This article summarizes the role of Japanese women's career changes from receiving a Western education. This can be seen from the variety of occupations of women that appear in Asadora.

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