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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


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


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


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


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


Pacific Solidarity and Atomic Aggression

Simon Avenell

in Transnational Japan in the Global Environmental Movement

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824867133
eISBN:
9780824873721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867133.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter traces the emergence and evolution of a transnational movement opposing the planned dumping of Japanese radioactive waste material in the Pacific Ocean near the Mariana Trench. With its ... 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 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


Conclusion: Protesting under (and against) Constraints

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/9780199334681.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Popular, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This conclusion reconsiders the constraints under which artists operate in conjunction with those that govern each of the four spaces of protest performance—cyberspace, demonstrations, festivals, and ... More


Nuclear Meltdown I: The China Syndrome

Finis Dunaway

in Seeing Green: The Use and Abuse of American Environmental Images

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226169903
eISBN:
9780226169934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169934.003.0008
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter considers the production and reception of The China Syndrome, a 1979 Hollywood film starring Jane Fonda, Jack Lemmon, and Michael Douglas. Depicting an accident at a fictional nuclear ... More


Nuclear Meltdown II: Three Mile Island

Finis Dunaway

in Seeing Green: The Use and Abuse of American Environmental Images

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226169903
eISBN:
9780226169934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169934.003.0009
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter considers media coverage of the 1979 Three Mile Island nuclear accident. Television reports imparted a sense of urgency that emphasized the potential explosiveness of the situation. News ... 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


Hiroshima/Nagasaki, civil rights and anti-war protest in Japan’s Cold War

Ann Sherif

in Understanding the Imaginary War: Culture, Thought and Nuclear Conflict, 1945-90

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784994402
eISBN:
9781526115126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994402.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter analyzes social movements in 1960s U.S. and Japan as part of related currents in Cold War discourse, examining ideas and rhetoric that linked antinuclear, anti-Vietnam War, the civil ... 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


A Peaceful Place

Mari Yoshihara

in Dearest Lenny: Letters from Japan and the Making of the World Maestro

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190465780
eISBN:
9780190943790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190465780.003.0014
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

Leonard Bernstein had been a vocal activist for nuclear disarmament since the early years of the Cold War, and the growing antinuclear movement in the 1970s and 1980s provided a platform for his ... More


Introduction

Petra Goedde

in The Politics of Peace: A Global Cold War History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780195370836
eISBN:
9780190936136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195370836.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The introduction lays out the main theme, argument, and structure of the book. It states that this study explores the emerging politics of peace, both as an ideal and as a pragmatic aspect of ... More


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