"The Way of Abstinence': Stigma and Spirituality in Danshukai, a Japanese Self-help Organisation for Alcoholics
Richard Chenhall, Tomofumi Oka
Japanese Studies | ROUTLEDGE JOURNALS, TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2016
Awarded by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Awarded by Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
This paper is a fully revised version of T. Oka and R. Chenhall, 'Danshu-do [The Way of Abstinence]: Reincorporating Spirituality into a Japanese Self-help Organization for Alcoholics', poster presented at 14th SCRA (Society for Community Research and Action) Biennial Conference, the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida, 26-29 June 2013. We would like to thank Danshukai leaders and members for welcoming us into various meetings and events. Oka was supported by a Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) # 23530756 from Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.