Intercultural Communication in Japan: Theorizing Homogenizing Discourse

Intercultural Communication in Japan: Theorizing Homogenizing Discourse


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138699373
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/24/2017
Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Satoshi Toyosaki is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, USA.

Shinsuke Eguchi is an Assistant Professor of Intercultural Communication in the Department of Communication and Journalism at the University of New Mexico, USA.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Intercultural Communication in Japan

Satoshi Toyosaki and Shinsuke Eguchi

Part I: Gender, Sexuality, and the Body

    1. The Affective Politics of the Feminine: An Interpassive Analysis of Japanese Female Comedians
    2. Sachi Sekimoto and Yusaku Yajima

    3. "It’s a Wonderful Single Life.": Constructions and Representations of Female Singleness in Japan’s Contemporary Josei Dorama
    4. Emi Kanemoto and Kristie Collins

    5. The Shifting Gender Landscape of Japanese Society
    6. Justin Charlebois

      Part II: Performance and Queerness

    7. Japanese Male-Queer Femininity: An Autoethnographic Reflection on Matsuko Deluxe as an Onē-Kei Talent
    8. Shinsuke Eguchi

    9. Bleach in Color: Unpacking Gendered, Queered, and Raced Performances in Anime
    10. Reslie Cortes

      Part III: Inclusiveness and Otherness

    11. The Discursive Pushes and Pulls of J-pop and K-pop in Taiwan: Cultural Homogenization and Identity Co-Optation
    12. Hsun-Yu (Sharon) Chuang

    13. ‘Hating Korea’ (Kenkan) in Postcolonial Japan
    14. Andre Haag

    15. Japan’s Internationalization: A Dialectics of Orientalism and Hybridism
    16. Satoshi Toyosaki and Eric Forbush

      Part IV: Media and Movement

    17. Ishihara Shintaro’s Manga Moral Panic: The Homogenizing Rhetoric of Japanese Nationalism
    18. Lucy J. Miller

    19. mixi and an Imagined Boundary of Japan
    20. Ryuta Komaki

      Part V: Environment and Movement

    21. Historicization of Cherry Blossoms: A Study of Japan’s Homogenizing Discourses
    22. Takuya Sakurai

    23. Alternative vs. Conventional: Dialectic Relations of the Organic Agriculture Discourse

Saki Ichihara Fomsgaard


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