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Troubled Natures: Waste, Environment, Japan

Peter Wynn Kirby

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834289
eISBN:
9780824870515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834289.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

What does “environment” really mean in the complex, non-Western milieu of present-day Tokyo? How can anthropology contribute to the technical discussions and quantitative measures typically found in ... More


The Affect of Difference: Representations of Race in East Asian Empire

Christopher P. Hanscom and Dennis Washburn (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824852801
eISBN:
9780824868666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824852801.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This collection of essays examines the production of racial difference and its affects in East Asia under Japanese empire and the postwar geo-political order. The contributors turn to materials that ... More


Ambiguous Admittance: Consent and Descent in John’s Community of “Upward” Mobility

Tat-siong Benny Liew

in What Is Asian American Biblical Hermeneutics? Reading the New Testament

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831622
eISBN:
9780824869168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831622.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses how Asian American bodies often become suspects of espionage, especially since the threat of a shared body has much to do with divided allegiance and betrayal. Chang-Rae Lee’s ... More


Introduction: Japan’s Waste Shadow

Peter Wynn Kirby

in Troubled Natures: Waste, Environment, Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834289
eISBN:
9780824870515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834289.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book explores the meaning of “environment” in contemporary Japan by focusing on waste and pollution and their implications for how environmental threats are tackled in a wide range of ... More


Perils of Proximity: An Invisible Scourge

Peter Wynn Kirby

in Troubled Natures: Waste, Environment, Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834289
eISBN:
9780824870515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834289.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on a toxic pollution protest against the Izawa waste transfer facility in Western Tokyo after local residents got afflicted with the so-called Azuma Disease. A key node in ... More


Pure Obsession: Pollution, Outcasts, and Exclusion

Peter Wynn Kirby

in Troubled Natures: Waste, Environment, Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834289
eISBN:
9780824870515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834289.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines social exclusion in Japan and its implications for ideas of pollution that pervade the country's wastescape and influence social relations. Focusing on certain victims of toxic ... More


Conclusions

Peter Wynn Kirby

in Troubled Natures: Waste, Environment, Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834289
eISBN:
9780824870515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834289.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book has argued that the “environment” in Japan remains intensely Japanese even as it offers numerous facets that shed light on other parts of the world. It has explored what environment in ... More


Changing Chinese Settlement

Wei Li

in Ethnoburb: The New Ethnic Community in Urban America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830656
eISBN:
9780824869939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830656.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the transformation of Chinese settlement in U.S. urban areas from traditional ghettos and ethnic enclaves to sites for international investment and urban renewal efforts, with ... More


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