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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 17–35.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., the 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 (2011) 29 (4 (109)): 129–150.
Published: 01 December 2011
... that the Nanjing 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...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (1 (86)): 55–79.
Published: 01 March 2006
... 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 existence.6 However, despite travelers’ accounts, until...
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Social Text (2023) 41 (1 (154)): 47–70.
Published: 01 March 2023
... of US militarized presence in Asia and the Pacific after World War II, in Cambodia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Okinawa, the Philippines, and Vietnam, to name a few prominent examples from the mid-twentieth century. When hot, humid environments and broken supply lines presented urgent practical obstacles...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (1 (78)): np.
Published: 01 March 2004
... 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 Japanese...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (1 (78)): 59–84.
Published: 01 March 2004
... 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 the resource sectors, and technological rents resulting from the shift to the production of producer goods in the North led...
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Social Text (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 (2000) 18 (2 (63)): 59–82.
Published: 01 June 2000
... 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. versions), a U.S. version of Godzilla...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 41–61.
Published: 01 June 2018
... 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 over 50 percent of all federal discretionary spending. And in March 2017, President Trump...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (4 (109)): 1–27.
Published: 01 December 2011
... 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 include the country’s imprison- ment...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (2 (91)): 143–168.
Published: 01 June 2007
... to corporate governance, short-term-oriented rentier 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...
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Social Text (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 Law...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 81–89.
Published: 01 March 2018
... 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 the biggest global networking and IT companies from Japan and China, deadly imperial wars...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 2017
... University Press . Allison Anne . 2013 . Precarious Japan . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Allison Anne . 2016 . “ Reflections on Welfare from Postnuclear Fukushima .” South Atlantic Quarterly 115 , no. 1 : 175 – 81 . Arendt Hannah . 1998 . The Human Condition...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (3 (136)): 25–45.
Published: 01 September 2018
... antinuclear demonstrations and a history of political and labor gatherings in Japan, Jessica Schwartz analyzes vocality in the activism of women from the Marshall Islands, and Nomi Dave locates silence as a “strategy of communication and being in an authoritarian state”, that of contemporary Guinea, to name...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (4 (81)): 9–15.
Published: 01 December 2004
... 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 cities...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (2 (103)): 127–144.
Published: 01 June 2010
... 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 culture that remains a Japanese culture...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (2 (127)): 143–160.
Published: 01 June 2016
.... And then there is tourism. Tourism was always a 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...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (4 (73)): 1–18.
Published: 01 December 2002
... later in Southeast Asia. Part of the difficulty was that countries of the global south would no longer accept foreign military bases. In 1945 the United States had military bases in occupied Germany and Japan—but almost nowhere...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (1 (90)): 85–103.
Published: 01 March 2007
... is also linked to anticolonial struggles — “the rise of dark Japan and fall of darker Ethiopia” — and to the extirpation of war — “a whole world at war to commit twenty-six million murders.”13 In short, the major keynotes of the last third of Du Bois’s life are predicated in “The Revelation...