Cultural Occurrences and Cultural Flows
The Japanese impact on Southeast Asia has been profound, not only in terms of economic presence, but equally in terms of an increasingly visible cultural presence. Food, fashion, TV, film, religion, sport, popular music, ideas about management and social relationships and even local literatures...
To Be Published September 26th 2013 by Routledge
Social Theory and Contemporary Japanese Society
The question of ‘postmodernity’ that has swept Western academic and intellectual circles raises critical comparative questions. Do societies that have not experienced the same historical development as the West pass inevitably through modernity into postmodernity, or can they skip such stages...
To Be Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge