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Book Announcement: Kinsella, Schoolgirls, Money and Rebellion

Japanese society in the 1990s and 2000s produced a range of complicated material about sexualized schoolgirls, and few topics have caught the imagination of western observers so powerfully. While young Japanese girls had previously been portrayed as demure and obedient, … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: publication projects on the subject of manga for girls/women

In attempting to analyze the discursive aspects of shôjo or josei bunka (cultures created by and for girls/women) in contemporary Japan, we initially should reconfirm that shôjo manga have generally been regarded as a central force in the  “discovery ” … Continue reading

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