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Colonial Labor: The Disciplinary Power of Ethnicity

Elyssa Faison

in Managing Women: Disciplining Labor in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252967
eISBN:
9780520934184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252967.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores issues of ethnicity, status, and citizenship in Japan's textile factories. Beginning in 1920, a number of mills began to employ increasingly large numbers of Korean and Okinawan ... More


Living Respectably and Negotiating Class

Rebecca Forgash

in Intimacy across the Fencelines: Intimacy across the Fencelines

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750403
eISBN:
9781501750427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750403.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter sets aside discourses on race and U.S. military men to focus on corresponding discourses on sexual propriety and class respectability used to police Okinawan women's behavior. It ... More


Creating Family and Community across Military Fencelines

Rebecca Forgash

in Intimacy across the Fencelines: Intimacy across the Fencelines

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750403
eISBN:
9781501750427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750403.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks into strategies that military-Okinawan couples employ to navigate life across the fencelines and achieve acceptance for themselves and their children. It describes active-duty ... More


The Intimate Effects of U.S. Empire

Rebecca Forgash

in Intimacy across the Fencelines: Intimacy across the Fencelines

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750403
eISBN:
9781501750427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750403.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the intimate effects of the global U.S. military presence through the experiences of U.S. military men and Okinawan women involved in romantic and sexual relationships with one ... More


Conclusion: On Stories and Silences

Rebecca Forgash

in Intimacy across the Fencelines: Intimacy across the Fencelines

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750403
eISBN:
9781501750427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750403.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter summarizes arguments concerning the shifting and negotiated nature of military fencelines in Okinawa. It explains that due to the ongoing antibase movement, intimate everyday effects of ... More


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