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Re-Forming the Immigrant Masses: The Transnational Construction of a Moral Citizenry

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/9780195159400.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the convergence of ideas and practices regarding respective nation-building among the educated elements of Issei men and women, Tokyo's diplomats, and white Californians. It ... More


Introduction

Nana Okura Gagné

in Reworking Japan: Changing Men at Work and Play under Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501753039
eISBN:
9781501753053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501753039.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter focuses on Japanese men who are working men, family men, aging men, and complex individual men in twenty-first-century Japan. It examines Japanese employees' life stories as they are ... More


Recreating Japanese Men

Sabine Fruhstuck (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267374
eISBN:
9780520950320
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267374.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The chapters in this book explore the meanings of manhood in Japan from the seventeenth to the twenty-first century. The book examines a broad range of attitudes regarding properly masculine pursuits ... More


Reworking Japan: Changing Men at Work and Play under Neoliberalism

Nana Okura Gagné

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501753039
eISBN:
9781501753053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501753039.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book examines how the past several decades of neoliberal economic restructuring and reforms in Japan have reshaped the nation's corporate ideologies, gender ideologies, and subjectivities of ... More


Animated Interracial Romantic Fantasies: Japanese Male and Non-Japanese Female Characters

Joon Yang Kim

in Japanese Animation: East Asian Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617038099
eISBN:
9781621039594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617038099.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Japanese animation has featured romantic relationships between Japanese men and non-Japanese women, with the male character given a Japanese identity and his heterosexual partner presented as a ... More


Escaping the Corporate Shackles

Nana Okura Gagné

in Reworking Japan: Changing Men at Work and Play under Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501753039
eISBN:
9781501753053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501753039.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter reviews the life stories of individual men that complement their lived experiences with how they reflected and talked about the way they lived. It offers silhouettes that reflect the ... More


Marrying Up, Down, or Off in Dongyang

Chigusa Yamaura

in Marriage and Marriageability: Marriage and Marriageability

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750144
eISBN:
9781501750168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750144.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on a major bride-sending community, Dongyang, to investigate the ambivalent feelings participating Chinese women held toward their cross-border marriages with Japanese men. Many ... More


The Making and Unmaking of “Unmarriageable Persons” in Japan

Chigusa Yamaura

in Marriage and Marriageability: Marriage and Marriageability

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750144
eISBN:
9781501750168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750144.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explains how, despite shifting social contexts, marriage still mattered in contemporary Japanese society. Against this background, it looks at how the category of “unmarriageable” ... More


Creating “Similar” Others at Transnational Matchmaking Agencies in Japan

Chigusa Yamaura

in Marriage and Marriageability: Marriage and Marriageability

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750144
eISBN:
9781501750168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750144.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the lived experiences of Japanese men at transnational marriage agencies and asks how they came to view Chinese women as marriageable. It focuses on the ways marriage brokers ... More


Beginnings

Chigusa Yamaura

in Marriage and Marriageability: The Practices of Matchmaking between Men from Japan and Women from Northeast China

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750144
eISBN:
9781501750168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750144.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter provides a background of transnational marriage agencies, which emerged within a very specific historical and geographical context. Transnational marriage agencies ... More


Marriage and Marriageability: Marriage and Marriageability

Chigusa Yamaura

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750144
eISBN:
9781501750168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750144.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

How do the Japanese men and Chinese women who participate in cross-border matchmaking—individuals whose only interaction is often just one brief meeting—come to see one another as potential marriage ... More


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