This interview was conducted by Javier Toro.
David Leheny is a Professor at Waseda University. He is the author of The Rules of Play: National Identity and the Shaping of Japanese Leisure.
Scholars and analysts don’t really agree on these terms, and it’s probably impossible to come up with a set of definitions that will please everyone. I think of identity itself as the meanings that we ascribe to institutionally defined roles. The modern family is an institution, for example, and I [...]
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