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The Authoritarian Alternative: ‘Anti‐Politics’ In the Popular Sectors of Lima

Aldo Panfichi

in The New Politics of Inequality in Latin America: Rethinking Participation and Representation

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198781837
eISBN:
9780191598968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198781830.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Explores the emergence and success of President Alberto Fujimori as the dominant political figure in Peru during the first half of the 1990s. It is particularly concerned with explaining the support ... More


From “Jap Crow” to “Jim and Jane Crow”: Black and Blue (and Yellow) in Chicago and the Bay Area

Matthew M. Briones

in Jim and Jap Crow: A Cultural History of 1940s Interracial America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691129488
eISBN:
9781400842216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691129488.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how the resettlement of West Coast Japanese Americans in the Midwest and Northeast after internment irrevocably transformed the population of Japanese Chicagoans. As both Allan ... More


Leave Your Zoot Suits Behind

Ellen D. Wu

in The Color of Success: Asian Americans and the Origins of the Model Minority

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157825
eISBN:
9781400848874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157825.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the ways in which Nisei zoot-suiters became a lightning rod for the prescriptions of resettlement's stakeholders, and how this illuminates critical features of wartime culture ... More


An Age of Possibility

Matthew M. Briones

in Jim and Jap Crow: A Cultural History of 1940s Interracial America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691129488
eISBN:
9781400842216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691129488.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter draws on Charles Kikuchi's diaries in presenting a trail guide for a reconstructive study of why the various schools of American democracy—including Nisei intellectuals at ... More


“It Could Just as Well Be Me”: Japanese American and African American GIs in the Army Diary

Matthew M. Briones

in Jim and Jap Crow: A Cultural History of 1940s Interracial America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691129488
eISBN:
9781400842216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691129488.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks at how Kikuchi found army life somewhat of a rude awakening after having spent two years living in Chicago, working on his master's degree in social work, and conducting research ... More


Nisei in Uniform

Ellen D. Wu

in The Color of Success: Asian Americans and the Origins of the Model Minority

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157825
eISBN:
9781400848874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157825.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter talks about how the Nisei soldier, the Japanese American Citizens League's (JACL) brainchild, answered various race and citizenship imperatives in the 1940s and 1950s. For all Japanese ... More


Growing Up Bicultural in the United States: The Case of Japanese-Americans

James Fuji Collins

in Navigating Multiple Identities: Race, Gender, Culture, Nationality, and Roles

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199732074
eISBN:
9780199933457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732074.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Theories of identity fail to recognize the flexibility of identity within its social context, a conceptualization that is particularly relevant for Japanese-Americans. This chapter is about ... More


The Problem of Generation: Preparing the Nisei for the Future

Eiichiro Azuma

in Between Two Empires: Race, History, and Transnationalism in Japanese America

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195159400
eISBN:
9780199788545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159400.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The related themes of the Issei as pioneers and the Nisei (second generation) as carrying on Japanese development in the United States were central discourses in the upbringing of many American-born ... More


Wages of Immigrant Internationalism: Nisei in the Ancestral Land

Eiichiro Azuma

in Between Two Empires: Race, History, and Transnationalism in Japanese America

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195159400
eISBN:
9780199788545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159400.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the decision of Japanese immigrant parents and leaders to send their children to school abroad. Issei found many advantages in transnational education, including the improvement ... More


Helping Japan, Helping Ourselves: The Meaning of Issei Patriotism

Eiichiro Azuma

in Between Two Empires: Race, History, and Transnationalism in Japanese America

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195159400
eISBN:
9780199788545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159400.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the meanings of Japanese immigrant nationalism. The origin of modern Issei nationalism can be traced to the rise of Japanese militarism in Manchuria in the early 1930s, which ... More


Creating the Nisei Market: Race and Citizenship in Hawaii's Japanese American Consumer Culture

Shiho Imai

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833329
eISBN:
9780824870232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833329.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

In 1922 the U.S. Supreme Court declared Japanese immigrants ineligible for American citizenship because they were not “white,” dismissing the plaintiff's appeal to skin tone. Unable to claim ... More


Niseis and Their Brazilian Identity

Mieko Nishida

in Diaspora and Identity: Japanese Brazilians in Brazil and Japan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824867935
eISBN:
9780824876951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867935.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The Nisei [second-generation Japanese Brazilians], who were born in the 1930s and 1940s, received Brazilian primary education in the countryside. During the 1950s and 1960s, the Nisei established ... More


Baseball Is It!

Samuel O. Regalado

in Nikkei Baseball: Japanese American Players from Immigration and Internment to the Major Leagues

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037351
eISBN:
9780252094538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037351.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter describes the proliferation of Nisei baseball in California at the turn of the century. As the second-generation Nisei came of age, their world tugged at them from two ends: their ... More


Introduction

Shiho Imai

in Creating the Nisei Market: Race and Citizenship in Hawaii's Japanese American Consumer Culture

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833329
eISBN:
9780824870232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833329.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This book explores how Japanese Americans in Hawaiʻi turned to consumer culture to demonstrate their fitness for citizenship, and in the process reinforced class and racial hierarchies that had been ... More


The Markers of Whiteness

Shiho Imai

in Creating the Nisei Market: Race and Citizenship in Hawaii's Japanese American Consumer Culture

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833329
eISBN:
9780824870232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833329.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines how Japanese Americans used the meaning and enactment of whiteness as a cultural marker of difference to rework the definition of “mainstream,” allowing them to claim their ... More


Nisei Womanhood and the Culture of Personality

Shiho Imai

in Creating the Nisei Market: Race and Citizenship in Hawaii's Japanese American Consumer Culture

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833329
eISBN:
9780824870232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833329.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines how Nisei women, by virtue of their liminality, took advantage of the emerging culture of personality in Hawaiʻi and invested it with subcultural values consistent with Japanese ... More


Prewar Child Immigrants and Their Japanese Identity

Mieko Nishida

in Diaspora and Identity: Japanese Brazilians in Brazil and Japan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824867935
eISBN:
9780824876951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867935.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Pre-war child immigrants who arrived in Brazil in the 1920s and 1930s grew up as Japanese in the Brazilian countryside, where the Japanese formed various ethnic associations and built Japanese ... More


Niseis, Sanseis, and Their Class-Gender Identity

Mieko Nishida

in Diaspora and Identity: Japanese Brazilians in Brazil and Japan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824867935
eISBN:
9780824876951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867935.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Born in the city during the 1950s and 1960s, Niseis and Sanseis [third-generation Japanese Brazilians] were expected to succeed as urban professionals, following the path of the older elite Nisei ... More


The Citizen-Soldier and the Citizen-Internee: Fraternity, Race, and American Nationhood, 1942–46

Holly Allen

in Forgotten Men and Fallen Women: The Cultural Politics of New Deal Narratives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453571
eISBN:
9780801455841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453571.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the theme of hoodlumism as it relates to the rhetoric and practice of Japanese American internment. In the months leading up to internment, the American-born second generation ... More


The Making of a Japanese American Race, and Why Are There No “Immigrants” in Postwar Nikkei History and Community?: The Problems of Generation, Region, and Citizenship in Japanese America

Eiichiro Azuma

in Trans-Pacific Japanese American Studies: Conversations on Race and Racializations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824847586
eISBN:
9780824873066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847586.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This study examines how orthodox narratives of Japanese American experience in popular and academic discourse have contributed to the skewed way in which the membership of Japanese America has been ... More


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