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About the article
Maya Keliyan is Professor, Dr. of Sc. in Sociology at “Communities and Identities” Dept., Institute for The Study of Societies and Knowledge, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and part-time lecturer at The University of Sofia “St. Kliment Ohridski”. She has been studying the Japanese society since 1994. She published three monographs on comparative sociological study of Japan and Bulgaria: Japan and Bulgaria: Modernization, Middle Strata and Rural Communities (1999), Japan and Bulgaria: Stratified Consumption Patterns (2008), (both books received the financial support of The Japan Foundation) and Local Community Lifestyle: Contemporary Japan (2010). Now (2012-2013) she is for one year The Japan Foundation Research Fellow at Department of Sociology, Graduate School of Letters, Faculty of Letters, Kyoto University which is her forth research stay in Japan.
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