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Reconsidering Cultural Hybridities:: Transnational Exchanges of Popular Music in between Korea and Japan

Yoshitaka Mōri

in Cultural Studies and Cultural Industries in Northeast Asia: What a Difference a Region Makes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099746
eISBN:
9789882206793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099746.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter first introduces the concept of hybridity. It considers some of the problems associated with its use in the context of Cultural Studies in general, and how it is nevertheless an ... More


Rights Make Might: Global Human Rights and Minority Social Movements in Japan

Kiyoteru Tsutsui

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190853105
eISBN:
9780190853143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190853105.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Rights Make Might examines why the three most salient minority groups in Japan all expanded their activism since the late 1970s against significant headwinds, and chronicles how global human rights ... More


Toward Postcolonial Feminist Subjectivity: Korean Women’s Redress Movement for “Comfort Women”

Akwi Seo

in Rethinking Japanese Feminisms

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824866693
eISBN:
9780824876937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866693.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The issue of “comfort women” urged a self-revision of Japanese women’s movements in the 1990s from “victim” to “assailant,” from monolith to multiplicity, revealing a legacy of colonialism and racism ... More


Reinventing Korean Roots and Zainichi Routes: The Invisible Diaspora among Naturalized Japanese of Korean Descent

Youngmi Lim

in Diaspora without Homeland: Being Korean in Japan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520098633
eISBN:
9780520916197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098633.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Lineage took over from color as the key racial marker in the twentieth century. Japan is a classic instance of this strain. In relation to the Zainichi—the community of Japanese of Korean ... More


Pacchigi! and Go: Representing Zainichi in Recent Cinema

Ichiro Kuraishi

in Diaspora without Homeland: Being Korean in Japan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520098633
eISBN:
9780520916197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098633.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This article appraises the contemporary portrayal of the Korean diaspora by and, in the Japanese imagination, with reference to two movies, Pacchigi and Go. The former, while portraying elements such ... More


The Foreigner Category for Koreans in Japan: Opportunities and Constraints

Chikako Kashiwazaki

in Diaspora without Homeland: Being Korean in Japan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520098633
eISBN:
9780520916197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098633.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This article appraises the Zainichi community's dealings with foreigners in Japan. The generic term for foreigners, in Japanese, is gaikokujin. However, usage of this term for ex-Korean descendants, ... More


“Who Owns the Nation?”: Cold War Competition over Zainichi Koreans in Japan

Jaeeun Kim

in Contested Embrace: Transborder Membership Politics in Twentieth-Century Korea

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804797627
eISBN:
9780804799614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804797627.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 2 examines the prolonged and vehement competition between North and South Korea over the allegiance of colonial-era Korean migrants who remained in Japan in the context of decolonization and ... More


Introduction

Kiyoteru Tsutsui

in Rights Make Might: Global Human Rights and Minority Social Movements in Japan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190853105
eISBN:
9780190853143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190853105.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The chapter offers an overview of the book starting with a summary of the history of Ainu, Zainichi, and Burakumin before posing the core puzzle of the book. It then examines literatures on the ... More


Voicing Alternative Visions of Citizenship: The “Kawasaki System” of Welfare

Kazuyo Tsuchiya

in Reinventing Citizenship: Black Los Angeles, Korean Kawasaki, and Community Participation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681112
eISBN:
9781452947945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681112.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter describes how Koreans living in Kawasaki challenged the nation’s exclusionary local and national welfare policies, asserted their welfare rights, and voiced alternative visions of ... More


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