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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (4): 857–871.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., 2012 ). Roberson James , and Nobue Suzuki . 2003 . Men and Masculinities in Contemporary Japan: Dislocating the Salaryman Doxa . New York : Routledge . Roden Donald . 2005 . “ Thoughts on the Early Meiji Gentleman .” In Gendering Modern Japanese History , eds. Barbara Molony...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (4): 953–976.
Published: 01 November 2015
... as Shōji, Mori, and Yanagi's stories are, perhaps the most revealing examples can be found in a lengthy section of a late September 1966 issue of the widely circulated magazine Shūkan manga Sandee 週刊漫画サンデー called “Salaryman Red Guards” ( Sarariiman Kōeihei サラリーマン紅衛兵) ( Shūkan manga Sandee 1966 ; see...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (4): 929–943.
Published: 01 November 2012
... the salaryman the epitome of Japanese masculinity throughout the 1970s and 1980s. In fact, at around the same time that the “girlie man” was being increasingly popularized in manga, anime, and television series, vivid descriptions of young men who departed radically from traditional manly attributes were...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1965) 24 (3): 512–513.
Published: 01 May 1965
... emphasizes the very early and almost naive stages of this development. The rounds of life of different occupational and social categories form the central part of Mr. Plath's book. He selects a salaryman and a merchant (a grocer) in Matsumoto, and a farmer in the village. In each case he describes the social...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1965) 24 (3): 513–514.
Published: 01 May 1965
... of a traditional round of life, and Mr. Plath's book emphasizes the very early and almost naive stages of this development. The rounds of life of different occupational and social categories form the central part of Mr. Plath's book. He selects a salaryman and a merchant (a grocer) in Matsumoto, and a farmer...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2017) 76 (3): 655–674.
Published: 01 August 2017
... whimsical cameos in the mass cultural artifacts of late wartime Japan. In May 1943, Chiyoda Camellia Pomade, signaling the triumph of the munitions worker over the salaryman as the preferred consumer for male cosmetics, placed but a single image in its newspaper advertisement: a factory chimney bellowing...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2024) 83 (1): 216–217.
Published: 01 February 2024
..., to the Japanese salaryman, among others. Taken all together, Bui's comprehensive historical account offers a compelling argument for how racial capitalism, technoculture, and posthumanism form an overlapping discursive system that produces the Asian as a “model machine.” More importantly, in giving visibility...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1990) 49 (3): 647–648.
Published: 01 August 1990
... on Modern Archetypal Antitheses, he discusses antiheroic figures such as the Irresponsible Salaryman, the Angry Young Man, the Girl Next Door and the Earthy Woman. Barrett demonstrates meticulously how important these figures and their relationships have been throughout the history of Japanese culture, from...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (4): 919–927.
Published: 01 November 2012
... warrior disappear with the new generation, along with salaryman jobs? In his essay “Popular Culture and Masculinity Ideals in East Asia, with Special Reference to China,” Kam Louie discusses the emergence in recent years of a new ideal of Chinese masculinity, the “beautiful man,” alongside the older...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (2): 477–479.
Published: 01 May 2021
... and yet pragmatically inseparable union of housewife and salaryman (corporate employee). In the last two decades, however, this heteronormative standard has come under increasing criticism, giving way to a competing vision of intimacy that Alexy terms “connected independence” (p. 62). Now...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (1): 221–222.
Published: 01 February 1998
... postwar Japan than Allinson does. For example, some accounts give more weight to early postwar initiatives of labor in the rise of lifetime employment and the enterprise unions. It can be argued that the secure world of the salaryman and other permanent workers at large enterprises is made possible...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (4): 1268–1269.
Published: 01 November 1994
...' consumer clout is substantial enough to have industry clamoring for their attention. Like Lam, Hendry notes their reluctance to trade places with their husbands: housewifery is intrinsically more rewarding than the salaryman grind. She makes the connection between professional housewifery...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2002) 61 (4): 1380–1381.
Published: 01 November 2002
... to capture some of these differences. Under the rubric of salaryman, for instance, the researchers distinguish among the "Greying Corporate Warriors" who grew up in the aftermath of World War II and who developed an undying commitment to economic growth, the more family-oriented baby boomers born between...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2002) 61 (4): 1378–1380.
Published: 01 November 2002
... be attracted to efforts by HILL researchers to create new conceptual categories to capture some of these differences. Under the rubric of salaryman, for instance, the researchers distinguish among the "Greying Corporate Warriors" who grew up in the aftermath of World War II and who developed an undying...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1984) 44 (1): 216–218.
Published: 01 November 1984
... by small shopkeepers and other self-employed entrepreneurs. The second neighborhood in Shibuya-ku is an example of a yamanote [literally, "the bluffs"] district whose residents include well-to-do sarariiman [salaryman] families, households residing in company housing complexes, and shopkeepers. The third...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2001) 60 (1): 221–223.
Published: 01 February 2001
... to claim participation in and legitimation from the shrine's tradition. The fifth, "Warden + Virtuoso + Salaryman = Priest," discusses the lives of the shrine priests, focusing on the interplay between the authoritative official expectations of institutional Shinto (including those of the neo-rightist...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (4): 1266–1268.
Published: 01 November 1994
... with their husbands: housewifery is intrinsically more rewarding than the salaryman grind. She makes the connection between professional housewifery and the reproduction of social class, noting that for these mostly higher-class women, "much of their role is simply that of helping to maintain this class distinction...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2002) 61 (1): 200–202.
Published: 01 February 2002
... of forerunners of the modern "salaryman," or perhaps to European colonizers who might have unintentionally helped the Japanese gain a leg up. Instead of these groups, the authors credit pre-World War I Japanese economic expansion to "the overseas Chinese merchants based at Kobe, Yokohama and other large Japanese...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2002) 61 (1): 198–200.
Published: 01 February 2002
... the distinction would go to the stalwart forefathers ofJapanese entrepreneurs, legions of forerunners of the modern "salaryman," or perhaps to European colonizers who might have unintentionally helped the Japanese gain a leg up. Instead of these groups, the authors credit pre-World War I Japanese economic...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1990) 49 (3): 648–650.
Published: 01 August 1990
...-family structure). In his chapter on Modern Archetypal Antitheses, he discusses antiheroic figures such as the Irresponsible Salaryman, the Angry Young Man, the Girl Next Door and the Earthy Woman. Barrett demonstrates meticulously how important these figures and their relationships have been throughout...