This volume brings together research by scholars from history, literature, gender studies, cultural studies, and sociology/anthropology on the meanings and practices of "family", both within the nation-state of "Japan" and in transnational spaces. While the majority of the chapters focus on...
To Be Published June 14th 2014 by Routledge
In Japan, the figure of the suited, white-collar office worker or business executive ‘salaryman’ (or, sarariiman), came to be associated with Japan’s economic transformation following World War Two. The ubiquitous salaryman came to signify both Japanese masculinity, and Japanese corporate culture,...
To Be Published December 30th 2013 by Routledge
Incorporating Japanese language materials and field-based research, this compelling collection of essays takes a comparative look at the changing notions of gender and sexual diversity in Japan, considering both heterosexual and non-heterosexual histories, lifestyles and identities. Written by key...
Published August 29th 2005 by Routledge