Women on the Verge- PB
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BeschreibungExplores 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
InhaltsverzeichnisContents: 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
PortraitKaren 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"
Untertitel: 'Asia-Pacific'. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: DUKE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2001
Seitenanzahl: 312 Seiten