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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (3): 563–586.
Published: 01 August 2013
... artwork that would ignite the spirit of resistance among Chinese audiences. In keeping with the genre, racialized and sexualized imagery abounded. The artists created myriad disturbing visions of how militarized violence impacted men's and women's bodies differently. By analyzing the two major...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2009) 68 (4): 1321–1323.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Sealing Cheng The Comfort Women: Sexual Violence and Postcolonial Memory in Korea and Japan . By C. Sarah Soh . Chicago : University of Chicago Press . 2009 . xxviii, 352 pp. $25.00 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2009 2009 Sarah Soh's book...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2017) 76 (1): 252–254.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Elora Halim Chowdhury The Spectral Wound: Sexual Violence, Public Memories, and the Bangladesh War of 1971 . By Nayanika Mookherjee . Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press , 2015 . 352 pp. ISBN: 9780822359494 (cloth, also available in paper). Copyright ©...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (4): 1007–1009.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Yoon Sun Yang Factory Girl Literature: Sexuality, Violence, and Representation in Industrializing Korea . By Ruth Barraclough . Berkeley : University of California Press , 2012 . x, 186 pp. $36.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2013  2013 Ruth...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (3): 818–819.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Soyoung Suh Curative Violence: Rehabilitating Disability, Gender, and Sexuality in Modern Korea . By Eunjung Kim . Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press . xii, 300 pp. ISBN: 9780822362777 (cloth, also available in paper and as e-book). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (1): 87–109.
Published: 01 February 2016
... work and sexual violence, territorial disputes, and nuclear weapons. In each case, Washington and Tokyo worked together to insulate Japanese society, which made it easier for Japanese men and women to tolerate the bases and easier for U.S. servicemen to live within them. List of References Asahi...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (4): 570–593.
Published: 01 November 2023
... has made important interventions into Chinese museums on Japanese aggression by foregrounding women's experience of sexual violence as an underexamined aspect of civilian wartime experience while contributing significantly to existing women's museums by challenging their preoccupation with Western...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (2): 584–587.
Published: 01 May 2018
... emphasizing how state terrorism persists in victimizing Indonesians beyond the New Order era. 6 Pohlman's work on the 1965–66 genocide supports Larasati's perspective on female agency despite state terror. The New Order military's sexual violence directed at women associated with PKI and Gerwani...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2008) 67 (3): 947–970.
Published: 01 August 2008
... violence. Taking a hint from Girard's association of sexuality with violence ( 1977 , 34–36), should we perhaps then conclude that the historical role of the chigo as a focus of erotic attention was to absorb the sexual desires of their clerical masters so that they would not be directed externally...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (3): 501–504.
Published: 01 August 2013
... at the University of Hong Kong, takes readers forward in time to World War II and across to sea to the Chinese mainland. Her article, “Drawing Sexual Violence in Wartime China: Anti-Japanese Propaganda Cartoons,” shows that, as in other settings involving invading armies, “depictions of sexual violence inflicted...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (4): 620–638.
Published: 01 November 2023
... sister, too, in some way, and it is a symptom of deeper and broader psychopathological violence that takes sexual form in this scene. Yet it is no coincidence that his victims tend to be women; when Creta asserts that “pain is quite an unfair thing [ hijō ni fukōhei na mono ]” (92; translation modified...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (4): 895–917.
Published: 01 November 2012
... their quests for heightened piety and greater agency as well as “security, self-initiative, and dignity in the face of far-reaching social change” (Hefner 2010 , 1034; see also Frisk 2009 , Jordt 2007 , and Schober 2011 ; cf. Mahmood 2005 ). Of broader concern is that gendered and sexual violence...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (4): 1093–1117.
Published: 01 November 2010
... : University of North Carolina Press . Brownmiller Susan . 1975 . Against Our Will: Men, Women, and Rape . New York : Simon & Schuster . Burns Catherine . 2005 . Sexual Violence and the Law in Japan . New York : RoutledgeCurzon . Campbell George . 1852 . Modern India...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (4): 1166–1167.
Published: 01 November 2021
... feminist organization Af3irm (previously GabNet) sought to address sexual and domestic violence experience by Filipinas in the diaspora, but in Velasco's loving critique of this campaign, she observes that Af3irm conflated sex work with sexual violence. Chapter 3 follows a queer Filipina American...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (1): 3–26.
Published: 01 February 2021
... in modern social theories of South Asia. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2021 2021 caste colonialism endogamy ethnology gender Indology sexuality social theory South Asia violence This essay offers a history of the origins of the concept of endogamy and its place...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (4): 1154–1155.
Published: 01 November 2014
... writing, and, conversely, lauded by Indian feminists, who are able to extract a critique of patriarchy from her work. Laura Brueck explores the way in which Dalit women's writing narrativizes the sexual violence they experience in a way that critiques patriarchy alongside caste. Anjali Arondekar...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (1): 235–236.
Published: 01 February 2015
... of the Supreme Court of India's reversal of the Naz Foundation decision and ongoing public debates about sexual violence in India today. Sexuality Studies , edited by Sanjay Srivastava, is a timely collection that brings together sociological investigations of sexual discourses and practices in historical...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (4): 1273–1274.
Published: 01 November 2003
... India. Nivedita Menon questions whether understanding rape as sexual violence enables or limits the agenda of contemporary feminists. Examining legal decisions and feminist activism, Menon concludes that feminist engagements with patriarchal and misogynist assumptions underlying the legal system...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (3): 842–844.
Published: 01 August 2014
... women's experiences from multiple dimensions, not simply as passive victims of violence but also in other proactive roles, as caregivers as well as soldiers. Here women speak in their own voice. Ten testimonies are included, five of victims of sexual violence, three of caregivers, and two of women who...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (2): 341–363.
Published: 01 May 2022
... and Korea. American servicemen expressed Orientalist views, held racist and sexist attitudes toward Chinese women, took prostitution for granted, perpetrated sexual violence, and enjoyed immunity from local laws. These resemblances reveal the imperialist origins of the American empire, on the one hand...