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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..


3 11

Pub Date : 2013-03-19 | Author : Richard J. Samuels | Publisher : Cornell University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780801468025
ISBN 13 : 0801468027

On March 11, 2011, Japan was struck by the shockwaves of a 9.0 magnitude undersea earthquake originating less than 50 miles off its eastern coastline. The most powerful earthquake ..


Wartime Macau

Pub Date : 2016-11-01 | Author : Geoffrey C. Gunn | Publisher : Hong Kong University Press

ISBN 10 : 9789888390519
ISBN 13 : 9888390511

It has intrigued many that, unlike Hong Kong, Macau avoided direct Japanese wartime occupation albeit being caught up in the vortex of the wider global conflict. Geoffrey Gunn and ..


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..


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