BEFU

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BEFUBudget Economic and Fiscal Update
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(76) Harumi Befu, Japan: An Anthropological Introduction.
Alutiiq men rarely hunt alone; they usually hunt in teams, usually of kinsmen, and they share the game (Befu, 1970, p.
(49) Befu, supra note 47, at 109-10 (suggesting the importance of understanding gift-giving custom if traveling in Japan); Salbu, supra note 31, at 238 ("Japan has adopted what one commentator calls 'a ferocious anti-corruption campaign' likely spurred at least in part by the country's late-1990s economic woes.
Evolution of the central government budget (June years; per cent of GDP) Operating balance excluding gains and losses (OBEGAL) BEFU (1) PREFU (2) HYEFU (3) 2007 3.7 3.7 3.7 2008 2.9 3.1 3.1 2009 0.7 0.0 -0.1 2010 0.5 -0.9 -2.3 2011 0.3 -1.2 -3.1 2012 0.1 -1.4 -3.1 2013 -- -1.5 -3.0 Change 2007-13 -3.7 -5.2 -6.7 (in percentage points) Cyclically adjusted OBEGAL BEFU (1) PREFU (2) HYEFU (3) 2007 3.7 3.5 3.5 2008 2.9 2.8 2.6 2009 1.1 0.6 0.3 2010 0.7 -0.3 -1.5 2011 0.2 -1.0 -2.7 2012 -0.1 -1.6 -3.1 2013 -- -1.7 -3.2 Change 2007-13 -3.7 -5.2 -6.7 (in percentage points) (1.) Budget 2008 Economic and Fiscal Update, 22 May 2008.
It was wrapped in nostalgia for the warm, embracing, collectivist lifestyles believed to have been part of the past, before modernity brought increasing urbanization, internationalization, and post-industrialization (Befu 1983; Creighton 1997, 1998; Ivy 1995; Iwabuchi 2004b; Kelly 1986; Robertson 1988, 1998).
For further discussion of Japanese cultural uniqueness, see Harumi Befu, Hegemony of Homogeneity: An Anthropological Analysis Of "Nihonjinron" (Portland: Trans Pacific Press, 2001), Kosaku Yoshino, Bunka Nashonarizumu No Shakaigaku: Gendai Nihon No Aidentiti No Yukue, Shohan.
Originally naorai meant that gods and mortals shared foods together (Befu 1986; Mitsukuni & Tsune 1989).
CATEGORIES: Assisted living (grand); Infill community (merit); ENTRANT/ARCHITECT: KodamaDiseno, San Francisco; BUILDER: Roberts-Obayashi Corp., Danville, Calif.; DEVELOPER: Japanese-American Assisted Living Facilities, San Francisco; LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT: Merrill + Befu Associates, San Francisco; INTERIOR DESIGNER: Yokomizo Associates, San Francisco
Both programmes emerged in the 1970s and rose to prominence in the early 1980s; however, the goals and outcomes of internationalization and multiculturalism have been quite different (see Befu, 1983; Lack and Templeton, 1995).
Voir Harumi Befu, Hegemony of Homogeneity (Melbourne: Trans Pacific Press, 2001).
While the AA culture values and promotes independence, assertiveness and individual achievements (e.g., Befu, 1986; Hess, Kashiwagi, Azuma, Price, & Dixon, 1980; Triandis, Bontempo, & Villareal, 1988), Iranian culture values and promotes conformity, loyalty, devotion, responsibility, and interdependence (Sharifzadeh, 1998).