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Karen Tei YamashitaFictions of Magic and Memory

Karen Tei Yamashita: Fictions of Magic and Memory

A. Robert Lee (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780824872946
eISBN:
9780824877873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824872946.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Karen Tei Yamashita’s novels, essays, and performance scripts have garnered considerable praise from scholars and reviewers, and are taught not only in the United States but in at least half a dozen ... More

Elusive BelongingMarriage Immigrants and "Multiculturalism" in Rural South Korea

Elusive Belonging: Marriage Immigrants and "Multiculturalism" in Rural South Korea

Minjeong Kim

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780824869816
eISBN:
9780824877842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824869816.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

With the unprecedented number of foreign-born population, South Korea has tried to reinvent itself as a multicultural society, but the intense multiculturalism efforts have focused exclusively on ... More

Down and Out in Late Meiji Japan

Down and Out in Late Meiji Japan

James L. Huffman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780824872915
eISBN:
9780824877866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824872915.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This work examines the daily lives of Japan’s very poor—the kasō shakai or underclass—during the last half of the Meiji era (1868-1912). Focusing on urban slums (hinminkutsu), it attempts to ... More

Beyond EthnicityNew Politics of Race in Hawai'i

Beyond Ethnicity: New Politics of Race in Hawai'i

Camilla Fojas, Rudy P. Guevarra, and Nitasha Tamar Sharma (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780824869885
eISBN:
9780824877859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824869885.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

From the perspective of the U.S. continent, Hawai‘i is a land of aloha that enjoys all manner of peace and harmony, particularly among the races and for peoples of mixed heritage. It is a tourist ... More

Rethinking Japanese Feminisms

Rethinking Japanese Feminisms

Julia C. Bullock, Ayako Kano, and James Welker (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824866693
eISBN:
9780824876937
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866693.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Rethinking Japanese Feminisms offers a broad overview of the great diversity of feminist thought and practice in Japan from the early twentieth century to the present. Drawing on methodologies and ... More

People and Change in Indigenous Australia

People and Change in Indigenous Australia

Diane Austin-Broos and Francesca Merlan (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824867966
eISBN:
9780824876920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867966.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Since the advent of European settlement, indigenous Australians have been subject to continual change and entrenched inequality. This has been their shared experience even as regional histories have ... More

HomingAn Affective Topography of Ethnic Korean Return Migration

Homing: An Affective Topography of Ethnic Korean Return Migration

Ji-Yeon O. Jo

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824867751
eISBN:
9780824876968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867751.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Homing Diaspora Koreans revolves around the experiences of legacy migrants—later-generation diaspora Koreans who have migrated to South Korea—from China, the Commonwealth of Independent States, and ... More

Diaspora and IdentityJapanese Brazilians in Brazil and Japan

Diaspora and Identity: Japanese Brazilians in Brazil and Japan

Mieko Nishida

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824867935
eISBN:
9780824876951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867935.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Much has been published on the history of Japanese immigration to Brazil, Japanese Brazilians in Brazil, and Japanese Brazilians’ “return” labor migrations to Japan (known as dekassegui). Yet none ... More

China's Stefan ZweigThe Dynamics of Cross-Cultural Reception

China's Stefan Zweig: The Dynamics of Cross-Cultural Reception

Arnhilt Johanna Hoefle

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824872083
eISBN:
9780824876852
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824872083.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

How can one author be among the most bitterly rejected writers in one cultural context, while being one of the most celebrated in another? For decades, the works of the Austrian-Jewish writer Stefan ... More

Monastery, Monument, MuseumSites and Artifacts of Thai Cultural Memory

Monastery, Monument, Museum: Sites and Artifacts of Thai Cultural Memory

Maurizio Peleggi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824866068
eISBN:
9780824876913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866068.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Monastery, Monument, Museum examines cultural sites, artifacts, and institutions of Thailand as both products and vehicles of cultural memory. From rock caves to reliquaries, from cultic images to ... More

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