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Festivals: Differing Models of Communication

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/9780199334681.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Popular, Ethnomusicology, World Music

As music festivals are a space apart from everyday lives, both musicians and audience members can feel freer to engage in political expression at them. After describing politically themed folk and ... More


An Envirotechnical Disaster: Negotiating Nature, Technology, and Politics at Fukushima

Sara B. Pritchard

in Japan at Nature's Edge: The Environmental Context of a Global Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836924
eISBN:
9780824871109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836924.003.0013
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the power and politics underlying the Fukushima nuclear disaster that struck Japan on March 11, 2011. It argues that Fukushima was an envirotechnical disaster, a result 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


The Revolution Will Not Be Televised: Protest Music After Fukushima

Noriko Manabe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199334681
eISBN:
9780190454951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199334681.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Japan is a difficult place to express antinuclear views: Much of the media avoids antinuclear viewpoints, and the culture discourages controversial opinions. Drawing from the author’s ethnography ... More


An Unlikely Powerhouse

Raminder Kaur

in Kudankulam: The Story of an Indo-Russian Nuclear Power Plant

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780199498710
eISBN:
9780199099986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199498710.003.0008
Subject:
History, Indian History

Chapter 8 hones in on political explosions around the village of Idinthakarai that, from 2011, became the nucleus of the anti-nuclear movement in south India. Living only about a kilometre from the ... 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


Postcrisis Japanese Nuclear Policy: From Top-down Directives to Bottom-up Activism

Daniel P. Aldrich

in Japan at Nature's Edge: The Environmental Context of a Global Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836924
eISBN:
9780824871109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836924.003.0014
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines Japan's nuclear policy after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, with particular emphasis on the fifty-year history of the interplay between top-down directives and grassroots ... 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


Cyberspace: Playback and Participation

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/9780199334681.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Popular, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter explores how the openness, mobile accessibility, and potential anonymity of the internet have helped Japanese citizens overcome the spiral of silence and enabled them to disseminate ... More


Recordings: Allegories, Metaphors, and Metonyms

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/9780199334681.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Popular, Ethnomusicology, World Music

A multilayered system of self-censorship by the record industry association (Dorsey 2013), individual record companies, and producers discourage the use of lyrics that argue a political point or ... More


The Evolution of Performance Style in Antinuclear Sound Demonstrations

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/9780199334681.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter discusses the sound trucks and drum corps of antinuclear demonstrations since the Fukushima disaster and conflicting philosophies behind them. Adopting Thomas Turino (2008)’s ... More


Urban Geography, Music, and Protest

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/9780199334681.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Popular, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter considers the ways in which the urban landscape impacts performance in street demonstrations. As Parkinson (2012) and Sand (2013) have noted, Tokyo is short on open public space, forcing ... More


Introduction to Music in Demonstrations

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/9780199334681.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter addresses music in demonstrations from two primary considerations: drivers of change in protest tactics and the impact of the urban landscape on the protesters’ performance and ... More


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