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  1. Maternity and Reproductive Health in Asian Societies

    By Pranee and Manderson Rice

    This collection examines enduring and topical questions in sexual and reproductive health in a range of contemporary Asian cultures. Beliefs and practices surrounding conception, pregnancy, birth, and confinement are studies in culturally specific contexts in Japan, Taiwan, the Philippines,...

    Published September 1st 1997 by Routledge

  2. Society and the State in Interwar Japan

    Edited by Elise K. Tipton

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    The social history of Japan between the First and Second World Wars is a neglected area of study. The contributors to this volume consider factors such as nationalism, class, gender and race. They also explore the ideas and activities of a number of new social and political groups, such as the...

    Published August 28th 1997 by Routledge

  3. Indonesia and the 'Third Wave of Democratization'

    The Indonesian Pro-Democracy Movement in a Changing World

    By Anders Uhlin

    Processes of democratisation and the struggle for democracy have been a significant characteristic of political developments in most parts of the world during the last decade. This study examines the impact of these events on the mind and actions of those who struggle for democracy in Indonesia....

    Published August 27th 1997 by Routledge

  4. 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 27th 1997 by Routledge

  5. Mirror, Sword and Jewel

    By Kurt Singer

    Edited with an Introduction by Richard Storry. First published over 20 years ago and long out of print, this is a unique interpretation of the essence of Japanese society and individual psychology....

    Published August 21st 1997 by Routledge

  6. The Allied Occupation and Japan's Economic Miracle

    Building the Foundations of Japanese Science and Technology 1945-52

    By Bowen C. Dees

    Series: Japan Library

    There is virtually nothing - until the arrival of this study - addressing the significance of the enormous contributions in science and technology towards the realization of Japan's 'economic miracle' during the occupation period. Describes the Scientific and Technical Division of McArthur's GHQ....

    Published August 19th 1997 by Routledge

  7. Straight Science? Homosexuality, Evolution and Adaptation

    By Jim McKnight

    A genetic basis for homosexuality has been all but proved, yet Darwinism, the most widely accepted evolutionary theory, emphasises successful reproduction. How do we explain a lifetime preference for non-reproductive sex? Whilst social constructionism offers explanations in terms of social learning...

    Published August 14th 1997 by Routledge

  8. Feminist Approaches to Art Therapy

    Edited by Susan Hogan

    This book provides a comprehensive survey of women's issues within art therapy. The contributors explore:* women's mental health* the interaction between popular culture and the representation of women in psychiatric discourse* the socio-political dimensions of women's livesCase studies cover a...

    Published August 14th 1997 by Routledge

  9. Ecofeminist Natures

    Race, Gender, Feminist Theory and Political Action

    By Noel Sturgeon

    Examining the development of ecofeminism from the 1980s antimilitarist movement to an internationalist ecofeminism in the 1990s, Sturgeon explores the ecofeminist notions of gender, race, and nature. She moves from detailed historical investigations of important manifestations of US ecofeminism to...

    Published August 13th 1997 by Routledge

  10. Materialist Feminism

    A Reader in Class, Difference, and Women's Lives

    Edited by Rosemary Hennessy, Chrys Ingraham

    During the 1980s, capitalism triumphantly secured its global reach, anti-communist ideologies hammered home socialism's inherent failure, the New Left increasingly moved into the professional middle class--and many of feminism's earlier priorities were marginalized. "Identity politics", often...

    Published August 12th 1997 by Routledge