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The Mainstreaming of Feminism and the Politics of Backlash in Twenty-First-Century Japan

Tomomi Yamaguchi

in Rethinking Japanese Feminisms

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824866693
eISBN:
9780824876937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866693.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Japan’s Gender Equality Law was introduced in 1999, followed by the passage of municipal gender equality ordinances throughout the country. A backlash against feminism then occurred as a reaction to ... More


Korean Korenizatsiia and Its Socialist Construction

Jon K. Chang

in Burnt by the Sun: The Koreans of the Russian Far East

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780824856786
eISBN:
9780824872205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856786.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

There were five main components to the construction of each Soviet nationality during korenizatsiia (indigenization). These were: representation (through Soviet cadres), economic life, citizenship, ... More


Labor of Love, Love of Labor: Debates on Motherhood and Work

Ayako Kano

in Japanese Feminist Debates: A Century of Contention on Sex, Love, and Labor

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780824855802
eISBN:
9780824872182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855802.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Chapter 4 considers debates about women’s labor in modern Japan: It begins with the “motherhood protection” debates in the 1910s involving Yosano Akiko and Hiratsuka Raichō. It continues with the ... More


Coeducation in the Age of “Good Wife, Wise Mother”: Koizumi Ikuko’s Quest for “Equality of Opportunity”

Julia C. Bullock

in Rethinking Japanese Feminisms

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824866693
eISBN:
9780824876937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866693.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Although postwar conservatives argued that coeducation was “forced” on Japanese people as part of Occupation-era reforms, in fact a number of progressive Japanese educators began advocating for ... More


On Becoming Nora: Transforming The voice and Place of the Sing-Song Girl through Zhou Xuan

Yifen Beus

in Vamping the Stage: Female Voices of Asian Modernities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824869861
eISBN:
9780824875695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824869861.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Henrik Ibsen’s work Nora in A Doll’s House was a timely and influential inspiration to Chinese writers particularly in advocating gender equality and it offered a role model for many a Chinese woman ... More


Conclusion: The Changing Lives of Rural Women

Arianne M. Gaetano

in Out to Work: Migration, Gender, and the Changing Lives of Rural Women in Contemporary China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824840990
eISBN:
9780824868192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824840990.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 8 concludes with discussion of this book’s contribution to understanding migration, gender, and social change in contemporary China. The gender-aware and migrant-centered perspective on ... More


A Brief Epilogue

Beata Grant

in Eminent Nuns: Women Chan Masters of Seventeenth-Century China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832025
eISBN:
9780824871758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832025.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This epilogue assesses the extent to which seventeenth-century women Chan masters participate in, benefit from, and contribute to the revival of seventeenth-century Linji Chan. The first thing to ... More


The Road to Self-determination

Riet Delsing

in Articulating Rapa Nui: Polynesian Cultural Politics in a Latin American Nation-State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851682
eISBN:
9780824868024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851682.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

In the 1990s, Rapanui discourse turned from an emphasis on equality within the Chilean nation-state to one on cultural difference. In 1993 a Ley Indígena was issued in response to the “indigenous ... More


The Nature of the Complaint

Kalpana Ram

in Fertile Disorder: Spirit Possession and Its Provocation of the Modern

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836306
eISBN:
9780824871307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836306.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the nature of complaints that are brought to the “court” of the goddess, with particular emphasis on how they compare to the qualities of the justice dispensed by the court. ... More


Politics and Leadership

Glenn Petersen

in Traditional Micronesian Societies: Adaptation, Integration, and Political Organization in the Central Pacific

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832483
eISBN:
9780824870140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832483.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter deals with the broad sweep of political life in Micronesia, focusing on the overlapping spheres of political dynamics and leadership. Micronesian political life is characterized by ... More


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