Feminism in Modern Japan: Citizenship, Embodiment and Sexuality / Edition 1

Feminism in Modern Japan: Citizenship, Embodiment and Sexuality / Edition 1

by Vera Mackie
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521527198

ISBN-13: 9780521527194

Pub. Date: 11/28/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Tracing the history of feminism in Japan from the end of the nineteenth century to the present, Vera Mackie offers a fascinating account of those who rebelled against convention in the dissemination of ideas which challenged accepted ways of thinking about women, men and society. This carefully documented analysis is for students of feminism and related areas where

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Overview

Tracing the history of feminism in Japan from the end of the nineteenth century to the present, Vera Mackie offers a fascinating account of those who rebelled against convention in the dissemination of ideas which challenged accepted ways of thinking about women, men and society. This carefully documented analysis is for students of feminism and related areas where nothing comparable is currently available.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521527194
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/28/2005
Series:
Contemporary Japanese Society Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations
Acknowledgments
1Introduction1
2Freedom15
3The New Women45
4The Red Wave73
5the Homefront99
6Citizens120
7Liberation144
8Action174
9Difference202
10Conclusion: Embodied Citizens232
Glossary236
Select bibliography259
Index279

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