Bernier, Bernard

Dr. Bernard Bernier is the Chair of the Department of Anthropologie at the Université de Montréal. He received his Ph.D. in Anthropology from Cornell University.

Japanese Youth in the Conservative Elite Society. Essays on the Liberal Young Super-achievers
2015 1-4955-0299-6
This skillfully edited collection of essays analyzes the social engineering process employed by both public and private sector Conservative ruling elites in Japan in its effort to mold and cultivate a small minority of Japanese youth super-achievers in order to maintain its conservative view domination of society. Five important aspects of Japanese youth culture are discussed including the impact youth labor, youth education, young women, juvenile crime and youth culture have on the ruling elite structure as Japan transitions into this age of globalization.