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Book Announcement: Intimacy and Reproduction in Contemporary Japan

Intimacy and Reproduction in Contemporary Japan By Genaro Castro-Vázquez © 2016 – Routledge 214 pages | 1 B/W Illus. https://www.routledge.com/Intimacy-and-Reproduction-in-Contemporary-Japan/Castro-Vazquez/p/book/9781138640443 About the Book This book presents an ethnographic investigation of intimate and reproductive behaviour in current Japanese society, grounded in … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Japanese Feminist Debates

Japanese Feminist Debates: A Century of Contention on Sex, Love, and Labor by Ayako Kano University of Hawaiʻi Press, June 2016, $68 hardcover ISBN: 978-0-8248-5580-2 From the publisher’s website: Recent years have seen a surge of interest in Japanese feminism … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Media Convergence in Japan

Media Convergence in Japan, co-edited with Patrick W. Galbraith  This collection of essays explores the convergences and divergences arising from the digital transition in Japanese media culture. The ebook version has been published for free and open access in PDF, ePub, and Mobi formats for download from the Internet … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Ryukyu Kingdom: Cornerstone of East Asia

A project many years in the works, University of Hawaiʻi Press is proud to announce (and I am excited to share with you all) the publication of Lina Terell & Bob Huey’s translation of Akamine Mamoru’s important monograph, 琉球王国~東アジアのコーナーストーン (Kôdansha, … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Schooling Selves: Autonomy, Interdependence, and Reform in Japanese Junior High Education

Schooling Selves: Autonomy, Interdependence, and Reform in Japanese Junior High Education Peter Cave Balancing the development of autonomy with that of social interdependence is a crucial aim of education in any society, but nowhere has it been more hotly debated than … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Fourteenth-century Voices 1 & 2

FOURTEENTH-CENTURY VOICES I FOURTEENTH-CENTURY VOICES II Blue-Tongue Books Charley’s Forest, NSW, Australia All texts except Baishōron translated, introduced, and annotated by Royall Tyler. VOICES I From the Bamboo-View Pavilion: TAKEMUKI-GA-KI By Hino Nako (1310-1358) VOICES II Baishōron(ca. 1350), translated by Shuzo Uyenaka, … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Conflicts of Interest: Art and War in Modern Japan

Via University of Washington Press. Conflicts of Interest: Art and War in Modern Japan PHILIP HU, RHIANNON PAGET, SEBASTIAN DOBSON, MAKI KANEKO, SONJA HOTWAGNER, AND ANDREAS MARKS paperback not available $49.95 HARDCOVER (9780295999814) TO BE PUBLISHED: November 2016 SUBJECT LISTING: Art … Continue reading

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