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Public Culture (1 May 1989) 1 (2): 8–25.
Published: 01 May 1989
...Yoshimoto Mitsuhiro Copyright © 1989 by the Project For Transnational Cultural Studies 1989 The Postmodern and Mass Images in Japan Yoshimoto Mitsuhiro Let us begin with a question: how can we discuss postmodernism and Japan together? On the one hand, if postmodernism is...
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Public Culture (1 January 1997) 10 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 January 1997
...Carol Gluck Copyright © 1997 by Duke University Press 1997 The “End” of the Postwar: Japan at the Turn of the Millennium Carol Gluck e seem, in the 1990s, to be obsessed...
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Public Culture (1 September 1994) 6 (3): 465–478.
Published: 01 September 1994
.... Eyal , Ben-Ari. , Brian Moeran, and James Valentine, eds. 1990 . Unwrapping Japan: Society and Culture in Anthropological Perspective . Honolulu: University of Hawaii press. Gupta , Akhil . 1992 . “The Song of the Nonaligned World: Transnational Identities and the Reinscription of Space in...
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Public Culture (1 September 1999) 11 (3): 433–440.
Published: 01 September 1999
... recession in Japan, a book written by a a Movable Chair young man born without arms or legs has gained a steady place in the bestseller lists. The book is titled Gotai Fumanzoku, meaning something like “totally unsat- isfactory body,” a virtual parody of the phrase gotai manzoku, used often in claiming...
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Public Culture (1 May 2014) 26 (2 (73)): 301–318.
Published: 01 May 2014
... affinities with environmentalist perspectives that attribute value, animatedness, and agency to the natural world. Such affinities emerge even in nonenvironmentalist animated films in the United States, Western Europe, and Japan. 2014 Long neglected as an object of serious study, animated film has...
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Public Culture (1 May 2011) 23 (2): 299–319.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Jonathan Hyslop This article argues that Gandhi's book Hind Swaraj was centrally concerned with undermining the influence of the violent “terrorist” wing of nationalism on Indian political militants. In particular he sought to question the inspiration that Japan's military defeat of Russia in 1905...
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Published: 01 May 2015
Figure 1 Han Feng, Floating City (2013). Installation, color inkjet and parchment paper. Aichi Triennale 2013, Japan Figure 1. Han Feng, Floating City (2013). Installation, color inkjet and parchment paper. Aichi Triennale 2013, Japan More
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Public Culture (1 January 1988) 1 (1): 21–29.
Published: 01 January 1988
... of a purer, more pristine Japan. Whereas the history of this interest in origins can be traced back in ever-re- ceding loops, it is in the postwar era that it became a truly national, perva- sive, mass phenomenon. Only with Japan's 'economic miracle' of the 1960's and the development...
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Public Culture (1 January 2000) 12 (1): 233–257.
Published: 01 January 2000
... Eastern particularism, and thwart- ing an expansionist modernity. Such an ideology, however, is endemic not to Japanese national monology but to a larger interrelational structure that ambigu- ously situates Japan with the West and within Asia...
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Public Culture (1 May 1990) 2 (2): 135–143.
Published: 01 May 1990
... very good about buying the doll." The Constitution of Japan in the Age of Internationalization4 TOKYO - In February, 1989, one hundred years will have passed since the Constitu- tion of the Empire of Japan was promulgated. Whenever I read that earlier constitution, I realize once...
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Public Culture (1 May 1990) 2 (2): 33–40.
Published: 01 May 1990
... encompasses the blood-shot center; or, it is the gravitational center which suspends the space in a state of unified tension. The sun symbolized in Japan's national flag is a solitary floating center in a white expanse of undefined or mutable space. But the space cannot be defined without the...
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Public Culture (1 May 1990) 2 (2): 65–81.
Published: 01 May 1990
... Crisis and Compensation: Public Policy and Political Stability in Japan , 1949-1986 . Princeton: Princeton University Press. Dale , Peter 1987 The Myth of Japanese Uniqueness . New York St. Martin's Press. Dominguez , Virginia R. 1986 “The Marketing of Heritage,” American...
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Public Culture (1 September 1999) 11 (3): 430–433.
Published: 01 September 1999
... at his quadriplegia. This is because bathing retains strong social dimensions in Japan. In house- holds where there is room for a traditional bath—deep tub for soaking and tiled floor with drainage for washing the body—parents bathe with...
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Public Culture (1 May 2007) 19 (2): 407–408.
Published: 01 May 2007
.... Playing with Fire: Feminist Thought and Activism through Seven Lives in India. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. Yoda, Tomiko, and Harry Harootunian, eds. 2006. Japan after Japan: Social and Cultural...
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Public Culture (1 May 2017) 29 (2 (82)): 311–331.
Published: 01 May 2017
... only had training in the humanities. So in that sense it gave me an advantage. ER: How did you make that transition from studying biology to the anthropology of Japan? ML: Well, this is a personal story. While working in a lab in the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), medical...
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Public Culture (1 May 1993) 5 (2): 249–250.
Published: 01 May 1993
... becomes, apparently, impossible for them to adopt the view of their own positions as part of cultural processes. What about, finally, the transportability of the cartoon to Japan, the Middle East, and other cultures? Contra Ivy, the only strong...
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Public Culture (1 September 1995) 7 (3): 499–527.
Published: 01 September 1995
... -19. Lauretis , Teresa de . 1990 . “Eccentric Subjects: Feminist Theory and Historical Consciousness.” Feminist Studies 16 , no. 1 (Spring): 115 -150. Lee , Changsoo Lee , and George De Vos. 1981 . Koreans in Japan: Ethnic Conflict and Accommodation . Berkeley: University of...
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Public Culture (1 May 1990) 2 (2): 114–120.
Published: 01 May 1990
... Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 ARMING IMAGES ARMING IN l985,HANDGUNS KILLED 46 PEOPLE IN JAPAN 8 IN GREAT BRITAIN 31IN SWITZERLAND 5 IN CANADA 18 IN ISRAEL 5 IN AUSlRAW AND 8,092 IN THE UNITED STATES. GOD...
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Public Culture (1 January 1990) 3 (1): 154–155.
Published: 01 January 1990
... their charge that the name “Oriental Studies” indi- cates a discriminatory differentiation of orientals against Occidentals. “Oriental” is derived from the Latin oriens, which simply means “rising,” sc. of the sun, which is essentially the same as the meaning of Nippon or Nihon (i.e. Japan...
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Public Culture (1 September 1999) 11 (3): 442–443.
Published: 01 September 1999
... from the government has yet to undertake a follow-up study of thalidomide; in fact, it a Movable Chair continued to deny the cause-and-effect relationship between the drug and birth defects until December 1973! The earlier these cases occurred in Japan’s postwar history, the lower the rates of...