Many young Japanese women are looking to become housewives rather than have a career (photo: dpa)

Demographics: Japan’s young generation return to traditional ideals

Japan’s young have failed to grasp the globally-minded entrepreneurial spirit of their grandparents’ generation. They have little ambition and are opting to choose a life based on stability - putting an emphasis on comfort and convenience with little risk. But this generation’s return to traditional ideals such as stay-at-home-wives and a management ethos in the workplace based on seniority rather than merit is a reflection of the young seeking certainty in a country and world where there is none.

TWO decades of economic stagnation in Japan has meant the country’s teens and tweens have not experienced the fascination of growth.

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Dr. Stefan Lippert
The percentage who agree with the statement ‘the man works, the woman takes care of the house’ rises notably as women move into their 20s and 30s
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