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Book Announcement: Zainichi Korean Women in Japan: Voices

Zainichi Korean Women in Japan: Voices  by Jackie Kim-Wachutka. https://www.routledge.com/p/book/9781138584853 https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07KTH39XD   Description Presenting the voices of a unique group within contemporary Japanese society—Zainichi women—this book provides a fresh insight into their experiences of oppression and marginalization that over time … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Japan Copes with Calamity: Ethnographies of the Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Disasters of March 2011

JAPAN COPES WITH CALAMITY Japan Copes with Calamity: Ethnographies of the Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Disasters of March 2011. It brings together nine varied ethnographic studies from the disaster region with a pair of introductory chapters framing the studies in … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Tradition, Democracy and the Townscape of Kyoto: Claiming a Right to the Past

  As the historic capital of the country and the stronghold of the nation’s most celebrated traditions, the city of Kyoto holds a unique place in the Japanese imagination. Widely praised for the beauty of its townscape and natural environments, … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Nadel Essay Prize 2013

The Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology invites the submission of essays by early career researchers for the Nadel Essay Prize. The Nadel Essay Prize celebrates excellence in ethnographic writing. Ethnographically-based original papers are invited on social and cultural anthropology relating … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Housewives of Japan

http://us.macmillan.com/housewivesofjapan/ofraGoldsteinGidoni Ofra Goldstein-Gidoni Palgrave Macmillan, 6/5/2012 ISBN: 978-0-230-34031-2, ISBN10: 0-230-34031-8,  Women in postwar Japan have never felt completely free from the traditional concept of the housewife. Drawing on a unique ethnographic inquiry, Ofra Goldstein-Gidoni explores the complexities of the relationship … Continue reading

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