Japanese Youth - Dr Dwayne Dixon
Ever thought about sending your two-year-old out to run errands on their own? It's probably not something that most New Zealand parents would consider doing, but in Japan, it's a common sight. So too is children as young as six, catching trains and commuting alone. Parents in Japan regularly send their kids out into the world at a very young age. And Dr Dwayne Dixon, a cultural anthropologist from Duke University, has been studying the cultural phenomenon.