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  1. Asian Media Productions

    By Brian Moeran

    A substantial book on the social practices and cultural attitudes of people producing, reading, watching and listening to different kinds of media in Japan, China, Taiwan, Indonesia, Vietnam, Singapore and India....

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Unwrapping Japan

    Society and Culture in Anthropological Perspective

    Edited by Eyal Ben-Ari, Brian Moeran, Jim Valentine

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    Recent years have witnessed an explosive growth in the literature published about Japan. Yet it seems that the more that is written about Japan and Japanism – its culture, society, people – the more mysterious it becomes. As well as exploring issues relating to advertising, tourism, women,...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  3. Language and Popular Culture in Japan

    By Brian Moeran

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    When this book was originally published it was the first work of its kind to examine the way in which language is used to express the ‘myth’ of advertising slogans and other popular cultural forms. By making use of general theories from the disciplines of anthropology, linguistics, media studies...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Japanese Whaling?

    End of an Era

    By Arne Kalland, Brian Moeran

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    This book gives a social anthropological account of whaling culture in Japan. When originally published this was the first comprehensive account in English of the history of Japanese whaling, showing how it has given rise to a particular culture. The volume discusses what happens when that culture...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Okubo Diary (Routledge Revivals)

    Portrait of a Japanese Valley

    By Brian Moeran

    First published in 1985, this Routledge Revival is a lively and colourful account of life in the Japanese countryside, as seen through the eyes of an anthropologist who did fieldwork there for four years. Part journal, part ethnographic observation, part social and moral commentary, this very...

    Published November 28th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Folk Art Potters of Japan

    Beyond an Anthropology of Aesthetics

    By Brian Moeran

    Series: Anthropology of Asia

    This is a study of a group of potters living in a small community in the south of Japan, and about the problems they face in the production, marketing and aesthetic appraisal of a kind of stoneware pottery generally referred to as mingei, or folk art. It shows how different people in an art world...

    Published August 26th 1997 by Routledge

  7. A Japanese Advertising Agency

    An Anthropology of Media and Markets

    By Brian Moeran

    Series: ConsumAsian Series

    This is the only book of its kind - written by an anthropologist who spent twelve months doing fieldwork in a major Tokyo agency and who has spent the past 30 years studying and living in Japan.By examining the production of advertising, this book turns other semiotics, media and cultural studies...

    Published July 3rd 1996 by Routledge

  8. Women, Media and Consumption in Japan

    By Brian Moeran, Lise Skov

    Series: ConsumAsian Series

    First book of its kind to examine images of women in Japanese consumerism. Explores a variety of media targeted at women - in particular magazines, but also television, popular literature and consumer trends. Covers visual and print media....

    Published October 25th 1995 by Routledge

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