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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 17–35.
Published: 01 March 2017
... social ecology of existence is undergoing radical change in twenty-first-century Japan. While long-term bonds—to company, family, locale—were once the earmarks of its “group-oriented society,” today living and dying alone mark Japan’s new era of “single-fication” and “disconnected society” ( muen shakai...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 263–265.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Karatani (Japan) Elmar Altvater (West Germany) Daniela Salvioni (Italy) 264 The Social Text Collective Social Text 21 – 57 (1989 – 1998) New Collective Members Lynn Chancer Marc Kaminsky Philomena Mariani Ella Shohat...
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Social Text (1 March 2004) 22 (1 (78)): np.
Published: 01 March 2004
.... Mark Driscoll is an assistant professor of Japanese and international stud- ies at the University of North Carolina. His monograph on the Japanese colonial writer Yuasa Katsue will be published in 2004 by Duke University Press. He is currently in Tokyo, Japan, finishing research on a long project on...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): np.
Published: 01 March 2012
... of Personal Liberty and Public Good: The Introduction of John Stuart Mill to Japan and China (University of Toronto Press), coeditor (with Luise White) of The State of Sovereignty: Territories, Laws, Populations (Indiana University Press), and guest editor of the special issue “International...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 129–150.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Massacre remains until today a nameless and even ambiguous incident. The massacre has been enveloped in uncertainty and vague- ness, with many of the basic facts of this event still hotly debated in Japan and worldwide...
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Social Text (1 March 2006) 24 (1 (86)): 55–79.
Published: 01 March 2006
...- ing to Donald Lach, Marco Polo’s Description of the World, published in 1324, was the first “comprehensive and authoritative account of the East produced before 1550” in Europe and the first to acquaint Europe with Japan’s...
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Social Text (1 March 2004) 22 (1 (78)): 59–84.
Published: 01 March 2004
.... It’s indisputable that the end of formal colonialism saw trade and cap- ital largely “mimicking” previous colonial structures (South Asia therefore relinking with the U.K.; Latin America with the United States; and later, East and Southeast Asia with Japan), and colonial-like profits continued in...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 41–61.
Published: 01 June 2018
... significantly incurred via military spending, and it is no coincidence that the United States has a strong military presence in its creditor nations, like Germany, Japan, and South Korea. In fiscal years 2016 and 2017, the US military budget was projected to be close to $600 billion annually, accounting for...
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Social Text (1 June 2000) 18 (2 (63)): 59–82.
Published: 01 June 2000
.... television shows are marketed for parodic consumption in Japan and parts of China. Such cross-national consumption has led to cheesy cultural hybrids: Jackie Chan’s U.S. films, The Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers (Japanese and U.S...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 1–27.
Published: 01 December 2011
... stories we hear about it in the Western media seem to fall into one of two categories: China’s astounding economic development (it eclipsed Japan as the second largest world economy in 2011) and its equally astonishing human rights abuses. These political violations of the human...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 81–89.
Published: 01 March 2018
.... From the first trans-Pacific submarine telegraph cables laid down in 1903, stretching from San Francisco to Hawaii to Guam to the Philippines, to “Faster,” the latest major undersea Internet cable connecting Oregon in the United States to Chiba and Mie prefectures in Japan in 2016, funded by Google and...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 2017
... of living at all. The people we encounter here do not find answers to that question but are feeling out ways of being and not being in relation to it: lonely citizens of a Japan whose ways of death have been undone by economic collapse (Allison); Mexican families whose forms of care uncannily...
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Social Text (1 September 2018) 36 (3 (136)): 25–45.
Published: 01 September 2018
...?” ; Wilson, “Is the Protest Song Dead?” ; and New Musical Express , “Is Protest Music Dead?” 2 Kheshti, “On the Threshold of the Political” ; Abe, “Sounding against Nuclear Power in Post-3.11 Japan” ; Manabe, Revolution Will Not Be Televised ; Manabe, “Music in Japanese Antinuclear...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 143–168.
Published: 01 June 2007
... capitalism, and incompetence in the industrial system) weakened the American econ- omy’s ability to respond to new international competition. The industrial systems of Japan and later China emerged as a serious challenge, as did...
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Social Text (1 December 2004) 22 (4 (81)): 9–15.
Published: 01 December 2004
... nouveaux riches like Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United States. Although there were some important exceptions—for example, Ireland, Cuba, Algeria, Palestine, and South Africa (after 1910)—even in these cases, city dwellers were rarely more than one-sixth of the population. Nor were colonial...
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Social Text (1 June 2016) 34 (2 (127)): 143–160.
Published: 01 June 2016
... matter of going back to the past. When it began in the nineteenth century, you wanted to see older modes of production. You went to North Africa or even to Italy. For a while, it was also seeing the future; that was the role of Japan in the ’90s in Neuromancer , for example. Japan was this future...
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Social Text (1 December 2002) 20 (4 (73)): 1–18.
Published: 01 December 2002
... Germany and Japan—but almost nowhere else in between. That year, it negotiated and began construction of a mil- itary base at Dhahran, the center of Aramco’s oil operations in Saudi Ara- bia. In the 1950s Dhahran became the largest U.S...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 55–72.
Published: 01 September 2006
....”11 At la parada, I observed how the men used the space not only to enjoy the the men who company of others, but also to provide information, share concerns, and offer support. Moreover, like the yoseba that Todd Gill found in Japan that frequented this represented a community for the day...
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Social Text (1 March 2007) 25 (1 (90)): 85–103.
Published: 01 March 2007
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 127–144.
Published: 01 June 2010
... people is free. Which is incompatible with colonialism. Recall what I said earlier about the dialectic of need. Yes, Japan has been able to commingle traditional elements with those borrowed from Europe and melt them down into a new...