Women In Japanese Society

Women In Japanese Society

by Kristina R. Huber, Kathryn Sparling


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313252969
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/15/1992
Series: Bibliographies and Indexes in Women's Studies Series , #16
Pages: 544
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.13(d)

About the Author

KRISTINA RUTH HUBER is a Reference and Bibliographic Instruction Librarian and an Assistant Professor at St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota. She has published several articles in Research Strategies and is the compiler of one other book-length bibliography. Her long-standing interest in Japan dates from her experiences as an AFS exchange student and her studies at Earlham College and the International Division of Waseda University.

KATHRYN SPARLING is Professor of Japanese Language and Literature at Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota. She has published articles in the Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies and elsewhere, and has translated two books from Japanese into English. Her current research is in fiction by contemporary Japanese women.

Table of Contents

Women's Place; A Variety of Perspectives

Women in the Private Sphere

Women at Home: Marriage, Mothering and Homemaking


Religion and Spirituality

Fashion, Leisure, Sports

Women as Consumers

Women in the Public Sphere

Women Earning a Living

Legal Status of Women

Status of Women as Reflected in the Spoken Language


Political and Social Activism

Women during War

Women as Artists, Performers and Writers

Women as Artists and Performers

Modern Prose Writers: Fiction, Drama, Essays

Modern Poets

Premodern Prose Writers: Tales, Diaries, Miscellanies

Premodern Poets


Non-Japanese Women in Japan

Reviews and Overviews of Scholarship on Women

Chronology of Historical Periods

Author, Editor, Translator, Interviewee Index

Title Phrase, Series, Proceedings Index

Subject Index

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