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Beautiful Fighting Girl

Beautiful Fighting Girl

Saito Tamaki

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816654505
eISBN:
9781452946108
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816654505.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

From Cutie Honey and Sailor Moon to Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, the worlds of Japanese anime and manga teem with prepubescent girls toting deadly weapons. Sometimes overtly sexual, always ... More

Families ApartMigrant Mothers and the Conflicts of Labor and Love

Families Apart: Migrant Mothers and the Conflicts of Labor and Love

Geraldine Pratt

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669981
eISBN:
9781452946726
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669981.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In a developing nation like the Philippines, many mothers provide for their families by traveling to a foreign country to care for someone else’s. This book focuses on Filipino overseas workers in ... More

Militarized CurrentsToward a Decolonized Future in Asia and the Pacific

Militarized Currents: Toward a Decolonized Future in Asia and the Pacific

Setsu Shigematsu and Keith L. Camacho (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665051
eISBN:
9781452946320
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665051.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Foregrounding indigenous and feminist scholarship, this book analyzes militarization as an extension of colonialism from the late twentieth to the twenty-first century in Asia and the Pacific. The ... More

The New Asian CityThree-Dimensional Fictions of Space and Urban Form

The New Asian City: Three-Dimensional Fictions of Space and Urban Form

Jini Kim Watson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675722
eISBN:
9781452947556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675722.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Under Jini Kim, this book’s scrutiny, the Asian Tiger metropolises of Seoul, Taipei, and Singapore reveal a surprising residue of the colonial environment. Drawing on a wide array of literary, ... More

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