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Book Announcement: Gender and Law in the Japanese Imperium

Via University of Hawai’i Press. Gender and Law in the Japanese Imperium Editor: Burns, Susan L.; Brooks, Barbara J.; 312pp. December 2013 Cloth – Price: $45.00ISBN: 978-0-8248-3715-0 Beginning in the nineteenth century, law as practice, discourse, and ideology became a … Continue reading

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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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Book announcement: Sex in Japan’s Globalization, 1870–1930: Prostitutes, Emigration and Nation-Building

Bill Mihalopoulos London: Pickering & Chatto, 2011 ISBN-10: 1848932014 ISBN-13: 978-1848932012 http://www.pickeringchatto.com/nationbuilding Based on archival research undertaken in Japan and Britain, Mihalopoulos offers a new perspective on the relations between gender hierarchies and the political economy in a newly modernized … Continue reading

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