A Companion to the Anthropology of Japan
March 2008, Wiley-Blackwell
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Notes on Contributors.
Part I: Introduction:.
1. Introduction: Putting and Keeping Japan in Anthropology (Jennifer Robertson, University of Michigan).
Part II: Cultures, Histories, and Identities:.
2. The Imperial Past of Anthropology in Japan: (Katsumi Nakao, Osaka City University).
3. Japanese Archaeology and Cultural Properties Management: Prewar Ideology and Postwar Legacies: Walter Edwards (Tenri University).
4. Feminism, Timelines, and History-Making: Tomomi Yamaguchi (University of Chicago).
5. Making Majority Culture: Roger Goodman (University of Oxford).
6. Political and Cultural Perspectives on ‘Insider’ Minorities: Joshua Hotaka Roth (Mount Holyoke College).
7. Japan’s Ethnic Minority: Koreans: Sonia Ryang (Johns Hopkins University).
8. Shifting Contours of Class and Status: Glenda S. Roberts (Waseda University).
9. The Anthropology of Japanese Corporate Management: Tomoko Hamada (College of William and Mary).
10. Fashioning Cultural Identity: Body and Dress: Ofra Goldstein-Gidoni (Tel Aviv University).
11. Genders and Sexualities: Sabine Frühstück (University of California, Santa Barbara).
Part III: Geographies and Boundaries, Spaces and Sentiments:.
12. On the ‘Nature’ of Japanese Culture, or, Is There a Japanese Sense of Nature?: D. P. Martinez (School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London).
13. The Rural Imaginary: Landscape, Village, Tradition: Scott Schnell (University of Iowa).
14. Tokyo’s Third Rebuilding: New Twists on Old Patterns: Roman Cybriwsky (Temple University, Japan and USA).
15. Japan’s Global Village: A View from the World of Leisure: Joy Hendry (Oxford Brookes University, and St Antony’s College, University of Oxford).
Part IV: Socialization, Assimilation, and Identification:.
16. Formal Caring Alternatives: Kindergartens and Day-Care Centers: Eyal Ben-Ari (Hebrew University, Jerusalem).
17. Post-Compulsory Schooling and the Legacy of Imperialism: Brian Mcveigh (University of Arizona, Tucson).
18. Theorizing the Cultural Importance of Play: Anthropological Approaches to Sports and Recreation: Elise Edwards (Butler University).
19. Popular Entertainment and the Music Industry: Shuhei Hosokawa (International Research Center for Japanese Studies, Kyoto).
20. There’s More Than Manga: Popular Nonfiction Books and Magazines: Laura Miller (Loyola University, Chicago).
Part V: Body, Blood, Self, and Nation:.
21. Biopower:Blood, Kinship, and Eugenic Marriage: Jennifer Robertson (University of Michigan).
22. The Ie, the Modern Family, and Beyond: Emiko Ochiai (Kyoto University).
23. Constrained Person and Creative Agent: A Dying Student’s Narrative of Self and Others: Susan Orpett Long (John Carroll University).
24. Nation, Citizenship, and Cinema: Aaron Gerow (Yale University).
25. Culinary Culture and the Making of a National Cuisine: Katarzyna Cwiertka (Leiden University).
Part VI: Religion and Science, Beliefs and Bioethics:.
26. Historical, New, and ‘New’ New Religions: Ian Reader (Lancaster University).
27. Folk Religion and its Contemporary Issues: Noriko Kawahashi (Nagoya Institute of Technology).
28. Women Scientists and Gender Ideology: Sumiko Otsubo (Metropolitan State University).
29. Preserving Moral Order: Responses to Biomedical Technologies: Margaret Lock (McGill University).