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Black Wave: How Networks and Governance Shaped Japan's 3/11 Disasters

Daniel P. Aldrich

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226638263
eISBN:
9780226638577
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226638577.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Japan's triple disasters - earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown- on March 11 2011 took more than 18,400 lives and caused $235 billion in damage across the Tohoku region. This book tackles ... More


Solomon and his Women: A Handelian Triptych

Deborah W. Rooke

in Handel's Israelite Oratorio Libretti: Sacred Drama and Biblical Exegesis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199279289
eISBN:
9780191738050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279289.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Solomon is a royal pageant affirming the Hanoverian monarchy. Its three Parts each revolve around Solomon and a female character, a structure that is based on the story of Solomon ... More


Sakyo Komatsu’s Planetary Imagination: Reading Virus and The Day of Resurrection

Tatsumi Takayuki

in Lingua Cosmica: Science Fiction from around the World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041754
eISBN:
9780252050428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041754.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter explores major works of Sakyo Komatsu, one of the Founding Fathers of contemporary Japanese science fiction, with special emphasis on his 1964 novel The Day of Resurrection, along with ... More


Innovation as Renovation

Jennifer Robertson

in Robo sapiens japanicus: Robots, Gender, Family, and the Japanese Nation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520283190
eISBN:
9780520959064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283190.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Innovation 25 was introduced in 2007 as Prime Minister Abe’s visionary and futuristic blueprint for robotizing Japan by 2025. This policy proposal was supported by subsequent administrations and then ... More


Sorting Things Out

Eiko Maruko Siniawer

in Waste: Consuming Postwar Japan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501725845
eISBN:
9781501725852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501725845.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

The pursuit of an affluence of the heart has been heightened in the millennial years, exemplified by the idea of mottainai discussed in the previous chapter, advice literature about decluttering, and ... More


Introduction: Analyzing Political Music under Self-Censorship

Noriko Manabe

in The Revolution Will Not Be Televised: Protest Music After Fukushima

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199334681
eISBN:
9780190454951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199334681.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Despite a Chernobyl-level nuclear disaster and the largest protests in fifty years, Japan is poised to restart nuclear reactors. A major dampener to political change has been the reluctance of the ... More


The Nuclear Past and Present: Structures of Power and Civil Resistance

Noriko Manabe

in The Revolution Will Not Be Televised: Protest Music After Fukushima

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199334681
eISBN:
9780190454951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199334681.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter describes the power structures and financial incentives that have kept nuclear power in place in Japan despite a catastrophe. These structures have persisted since the 1950s, when future ... More


Musicians in the Antinuclear Movement: Motivations, Roles, and Risks

Noriko Manabe

in The Revolution Will Not Be Televised: Protest Music After Fukushima

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199334681
eISBN:
9780190454951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199334681.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter explores the role of Japanese musicians in the antinuclear movement and the factors that motivate them to participate despite strong disincentives. While Western entertainers attract ... More


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