Stay Home Sakoku, Melbourne, March 2012, by Eugenia Lim
noun (plural )
(in Japan) the abnormal avoidance of social contact, typically by adolescent males.
a person who avoids social contact.
Japanese, literally ‘staying indoors, (social) withdrawal’
Il s’agit de sa page de blog du 9 septembre 2012
Serge Tisseron is a famous french psychiatrist, psychoanalyst and researcher who became recently interested in hikikomori phenomenon.
Narrative of 28 years old Sukuki san who is in a NEET situation.
Article in English available at Japan Focus. Japanese version at the end of the article
To Discipline or Accommodate? On the Rehabilitation of Japanese ‘Problem Youth’, an article of TuukKa Toivonen and Aaron Miller available online at The Asia Pacific Journal: Japan Focus.
A presentation about hikikomori by Horiguchi Sachiko, (15′ to 48′) during a conference about the recent book : A Sociology of Japanese Youth (Goodman, Toivonen, Imoto)