Rethinking Japanese Feminisms by Julia C. Bullock,Ayako Kano,James Welker,Elyssa Faison,Sarah

By Julia C. Bullock,Ayako Kano,James Welker,Elyssa Faison,Sarah Frederick,Barbara Hartley,Kathryn Hemmann,Chris McMorran,Akwi Seo,Hillary Maxson,Setsu Shigematsu,Nancy K. Stalker,J. Keith Vincent,Leslie Winston,Tomomi Yamaguchi

Rethinking eastern Feminisms deals a wide review of the good range of feminist suggestion and perform in Japan from the early 20th century to the current. Drawing on methodologies and techniques from anthropology, cultural experiences, gender and sexuality stories, heritage, literature, media reports, and sociology, every one bankruptcy offers the result of study in response to a few mixture of unique archival study, cautious textual research, ethnographic interviews, and player observation.

The quantity is equipped into sections interested in activism and activists, employment and schooling, literature and the humanities, and boundary crossing. a few chapters make clear principles and practices that resonate with feminist idea yet locate expression in the course of the paintings of writers, artists, activists, and workers who've no longer normally been thought of feminist; others revisit particular moments within the background of jap feminisms so that it will complicate or problem the dominant scholarly and well known understandings of particular activists, practices, and ideology. The chapters are contextualized via an creation that gives ancient historical past on feminisms in Japan, and a forward-looking end that considers what it ability to reconsider jap feminism at this ancient juncture.

Building on greater than 4 many years of scholarship on feminisms in jap and English, in addition to a long time extra on women’s background, Rethinking jap Feminisms deals a various and multivocal method of scholarship on jap feminisms unrivaled through latest courses. Written in language available to scholars and non-experts, will probably be at domestic within the fingers of scholars and students, in addition to activists and others attracted to gender, sexuality, and feminist concept and activism in Japan and in Asia extra broadly.

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