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Feminism in Modern Japan: Citizenship, Embodiment and Sexuality (Contemporary Japanese Society)

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Tracing the history of feminism in Japan from the end of the nineteenth century to the present, Vera Mackie offers a fascinating account of those who rebelled against convention in the dissemination of ideas which challenged accepted ways of thinking about women, men and society. This carefully documented analysis is for students of feminism and related areas where nothing comparable is currently available.

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Feminism in Modern Japan traces the history of feminist thought and women's activism in Japan from the late nineteenth century to the present. The author offers a fascinating account of those who struck out against convention in the dissemination of ideas which challenged accepted notions of thinking about women, men and society generally. The story is enlivened by extracts from the writings of Japanese feminists. This carefully documented analysis will be welcomed by students from a range of disciplines including those working on gender studies and feminist history.

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A pathbreaking book tracing the history of feminist thought and women's activism in Japan.

Synopsis:

Feminism in Modern Japan is a pathbreaking book which traces the history of feminism in Japan from the end of the nineteenth century to the present. In a country where women were ascribed the role of 'good wives and wise mothers', the author offers a fascinating account of those who struck out against convention in the dissemination of liberal ideas. This carefully documented analysis will be welcomed by students in the field and by those in related areas where nothing comparable is currently available.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-278) and index.

About the Author

Vera Mackie is Professor of Japanese Studies at Curtin University of Technology. Her publications include Creating Socialist Women in Japan (1997).

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Freedom; 3. The new women; 4. The red wave; 5. The homefront; 6. Citizens; 7. Liberation; 8. Action; 9. Difference; 10. Conclusion: embodied citizens.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521527194
Editor:
Befu, Harumi
Editor:
Seifert, Wolfgang
Editor:
Seifert, Wolfgang
Editor:
Befu, Harumi
Author:
Ueno, Chizuko
Author:
Muramatsu, Michio
Author:
MacKie, Vera
Author:
Goodman, Roger
Author:
Sugimoto, Yoshio
Author:
Befu, Harumi
Author:
Seifert, Wolfgang
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
Modern - 20th Century
Subject:
Feminism & Feminist Theory
Subject:
Sex role
Subject:
Feminism
Subject:
Women's rights
Subject:
Feminism -- Japan -- History.
Subject:
Women's rights - Japan - History
Subject:
Feminist Studies-General
Subject:
Asia
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Contemporary Japanese society
Series Volume:
Volume 2
Publication Date:
20051131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
10 b/w illus.
Pages:
308
Dimensions:
9.00x6.30x.71 in. .97 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Feminism in Modern Japan traces the history of feminist thought and women's activism in Japan from the late nineteenth century to the present. The author offers a fascinating account of those who struck out against convention in the dissemination of ideas which challenged accepted notions of thinking about women, men and society generally. The story is enlivened by extracts from the writings of Japanese feminists. This carefully documented analysis will be welcomed by students from a range of disciplines including those working on gender studies and feminist history.
"Synopsis" by , A pathbreaking book tracing the history of feminist thought and women's activism in Japan.
"Synopsis" by , Feminism in Modern Japan is a pathbreaking book which traces the history of feminism in Japan from the end of the nineteenth century to the present. In a country where women were ascribed the role of 'good wives and wise mothers', the author offers a fascinating account of those who struck out against convention in the dissemination of liberal ideas. This carefully documented analysis will be welcomed by students in the field and by those in related areas where nothing comparable is currently available.
"Synopsis" by , Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-278) and index.
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