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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


Sansei Women and the Gendering of Yellow Power in Southern California, 1960s–1970s

Valerie J. Matsumoto

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/9780824847586.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In the 1960s and 1970s, third-generation Japanese American (Sansei) women in southern California began to challenge gendered racializations in both the ethnic community and the larger society. As ... 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


Educating “Good” Nikkei and Okinawan Subjects

Taku Suzuki

in Embodying Belonging: Racializing Okinawan Diaspora in Bolivia and Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833442
eISBN:
9780824870775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833442.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on educational institutions that actively sought to foster Okinawan-Bolivians as culturally hybrid subjects by infusing them with objectified and naturalized cultures. ... More


Power and Domination: 1971–1986

Jonathan Y. Okamura

in From Race to Ethnicity: Interpreting Japanese American Experiences in Hawaii

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839505
eISBN:
9780824868444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839505.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines the Japanese Americans' ascension to both political and economic power during the period 1971–1986 as symbolized by the election of George Ariyoshi as Hawaiʻi's first governor ... More


Asian America’s Japan: The Perils of Gendered Racial Rehabilitation

Jodi Kim

in Ends of Empire: Asian American Critique and the Cold War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816655915
eISBN:
9781452946221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816655915.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter initially looks at the film Hiroshima, Mon Amour with respect to the dialectic of forgetting and remembering. Applying the aforementioned dialectic, it analyzes the partially remembered, ... More


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