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Precarious Japan (Chronicles of the New World Encounter)


In an era of irregular labor, nagging recession, nuclear contamination, and a shrinking population, Japan is facing precarious times. How the Japanese experience insecurity in their daily and social lives is the subject of Precarious Japan. Tacking between the structural conditions of socioeconomic life and the ways people are making do, or not, Anne Allison chronicles the loss of home affecting many Japanese, not only in the literal sense but also in the figurative sense of not belonging….

Precarious Japan

Pub Date : 2013-11-11 | Author : Anne Allison | Publisher : Duke University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780822377245
ISBN 13 : 0822377241

In an era of irregular labor, nagging recession, nuclear contamination, and a shrinking population, Japan is facing precarious times. How the Japanese experience insecurity in thei..


Border Capitalism Disrupted

Pub Date : 2018-04-15 | Author : Stephen Campbell | Publisher : Cornell University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781501711121
ISBN 13 : 1501711121

Border Capitalism, Disrupted presents an insightful ethnography of migrant labor regulation at the Mae Sot Special Border Economic Zone on the Myanmar border in northwest Thailand...


Anthropologies Of Unemployment

Pub Date : 2016-09-14 | Author : Jong Bum Kwon | Publisher : Cornell University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781501706684
ISBN 13 : 1501706683

Anthropologies of Unemployment offers accessible, theoretically innovative, and ethnographically rich examinations of unemployment in rural and urban regions across North and South..


Permitted And Prohibited Desires

Pub Date : 2000-01-14 | Author : Anne Allison | Publisher : Univ of California Press

ISBN 10 : 0520923448
ISBN 13 : 9780520923447

This provocative study of gender and sexuality in contemporary Japan investigates elements of Japanese popular culture including erotic comic books, stories of mother-son incest, l..


The Mismeasure Of Desire

Pub Date : 1993-11-18 | Author : David E. Stannard | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 0199838984
ISBN 13 : 9780199838981

For four hundred years--from the first Spanish assaults against the Arawak people of Hispaniola in the 1490s to the U.S. Army's massacre of Sioux Indians at Wounded Knee in the 189..


America Encounters Japan

Pub Date : 1969 | Author : William Louis Neumann | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 080180485X
ISBN 13 : 9780801804854

Critical examination of the factors which influenced American policy concerning Japan over the last century...


Millennial Monsters

Pub Date : 2006 | Author : Anne Allison | Publisher : Univ of California Press

ISBN 10 : 9780520221482
ISBN 13 : 0520221486

Millennial Monsters explores the global popularity of Japanese consumer culture--including manga (comic books), anime (animation), video games, and toys--and questions the make-up ..


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