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Women on the Verge-CL


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November 2001

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Explores issues of gender, race and national identity in Japan, by taking up for critical analysis an emergent national trend, in which some urban Japanese women turn to the West--through study abroad, work abroad, and romance with Westerners-- in order

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Contents: Introduction The promised land: a genealogy of female internationalism Internationalism as resistance Capital and the fetish of the white man (Re) flexibility in the inflexible places Conclusion: Strange bedfellows

Portrait

Karen Kelsky is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Oregon.

Pressestimmen

"Kelsky insightfully treats desire as a complicated and contradictory complex, something inspired as much by pragmatic as erotic concerns. The narratives she offers are rich and impressive and her skills as a fieldworker as well as command of the ethnographic scene in Japan are striking. This is a compelling, engaging, and important work."--Anne Allison, author of "Nightwork: Sexuality, Pleasure, and Corporate Masculinity in a Tokyo Hostess Club"
EAN: 9780822328056
ISBN: 0822328054
Untertitel: 'Asia-Pacific'. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: DUKE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2001
Seitenanzahl: 312 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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