Re-imaging Japanese Women

Re-imaging Japanese Women

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Re-Imaging Japanese Women takes a revealing look at women whose voices have only recently begun to be heard in Japanese society: politicians, practitioners of traditional arts, writers, radicals, wives, mothers, bar hostesses, department store and blue-collar workers. This unique collection of essays gives a broad, interdisciplinary view of contemporary Japanese women while challenging readers to see the development of Japanese women's lives against the backdrop of domestic and global change.

These essays provide a "second generation" analysis of roles, issues and social change. The collection brings up to date the work begun in Gail Lee Bernstein's Recreating Japanese Women, 1600-1945 (California, 1991), exploring disparities between the current range of images of Japanese women and the reality behind the choices women make.
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University pf California Press, 1996
ISBN: 9780520202634
0520202635
9780520202627
0520202627
Branch Call Number: HQ1762 .R45 1996
Characteristics: p. ; cm
Additional Contributors: Imamura, Anne E. 1946-

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