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Civilization at the Crossroads

Fiona Paisley

in Glamour in the Pacific: Cultural Internationalism and Race Politics in the Women's Pan-Pacific

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833428
eISBN:
9780824870133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833428.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter investigates the origins of the Pan-Pacific women's cultural internationalist movement within a larger Pacific-based call for a new world civilization. It then describes the first ... More


Decolonizing the Women’s Pan-Pacific

Fiona Paisley

in Glamour in the Pacific: Cultural Internationalism and Race Politics in the Women's Pan-Pacific

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833428
eISBN:
9780824870133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833428.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter looks at contradictory efforts made by the newly formed Pan-Pacific Women's Association (PPWA) toward decolonizing its own practices and attracting greater numbers of women of the ... More


Introduction

Fiona Paisley

in Glamour in the Pacific: Cultural Internationalism and Race Politics in the Women's Pan-Pacific

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833428
eISBN:
9780824870133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833428.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to investigate the global vision of a Pan-Pacific women's community. It details the formation of the Pan-Pacific Women's Association ... More


Race Politics in the Cold War

Fiona Paisley

in Glamour in the Pacific: Cultural Internationalism and Race Politics in the Women's Pan-Pacific

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833428
eISBN:
9780824870133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833428.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter focuses on the 1955 Pan-Pacific Women's Conference held in Manila, Philippines. As in previous years, organizers sought to encourage that the viewpoints of non-Western women be heard. ... More


Interracial Friendship

Fiona Paisley

in Glamour in the Pacific: Cultural Internationalism and Race Politics in the Women's Pan-Pacific

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833428
eISBN:
9780824870133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833428.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Writing in her conference diary in 1934, Elsie Andrews recorded with pride that the Pan-Pacific Women's Association had celebrated the New Zealand delegation as an example to the world. The bilingual ... More


Glamour in the Pacific: Cultural Internationalism and Race Politics in the Women's Pan-Pacific

Fiona Paisley

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833428
eISBN:
9780824870133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833428.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Since its inception in 1928, the Pan-Pacific Women's Association (PPWA) has witnessed and contributed to enormous changes in world and Pacific history. This women's network established a series of ... More


Culture and Identity

Fiona Paisley

in Glamour in the Pacific: Cultural Internationalism and Race Politics in the Women's Pan-Pacific

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833428
eISBN:
9780824870133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833428.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter continues an investigation of indigenous involvements in the Pan-Pacific Women's Association (PPWA). It considers Maori participation from the perspective of handcraft as a site of ... More


Conclusion

Fiona Paisley

in Glamour in the Pacific: Cultural Internationalism and Race Politics in the Women's Pan-Pacific

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833428
eISBN:
9780824870133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833428.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This concluding chapter first describes the eighth Pan-Pacific and South East Asia Women's Association (PPSEAWA) conference held in Tokyo, Japan, in 1958. It then argues that the first thirty years ... More


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