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Hosts and Hostesses: Some thoughts on Hiroko Tabuchi's great article

Byjakeadelstein

Aug 15, 2009

Tabuchi-san wrote an interesting piece about the resurgent popularity of hostess jobs in Japan in the New York Times last week. I contributed a commentary to the debate blog about it. Hopefully, the comments were edifying.  

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