2000 年 2000 巻 13 号 p. 122-133
In Japanese newspapers of the 1990s, the representation of the “housewife” was liberated from her family and/or her housework. Thus it seems that she has not been truly individualized, but only potentially individualized. Beck, U. argued that individualization is a liberation from an industrialized form of life and culture, and at the same time, it is the forced reconstruction of a life style. But this risky phase has not been dealt with in the case of the “housewife”. She left her family for the public sphere, but was not permitted access to power. Her activity was full of intimate emotion and abundant marginality. It includes an alternative in the industrialized society that sets a high value on labor/production.