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Okinawa's GI BridesTheir Lives in America

Okinawa's GI Brides: Their Lives in America

Etsuko Takushi Crissey

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824856489
eISBN:
9780824875619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856489.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The disproportionate U.S, military presence in Okinawa, which began with the 1945 battle followed by twenty-seven years under U.S. military occupation, continues to this day. It has brought deadly ... More

Food and Power in Hawai'iVisions of Food Democracy

Food and Power in Hawai'i: Visions of Food Democracy

Aya Hirata Kimura and Krisnawati Suryanata (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824858537
eISBN:
9780824873042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824858537.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

What are the challenges to the food system in Hawai‘i? Food and Power explores issues facing the way we eat and produce (or do not produce) food in Hawai‘i. Given Hawai‘i’s island geography, high ... More

Trans-Pacific Japanese American StudiesConversations on Race and Racializations

Trans-Pacific Japanese American Studies: Conversations on Race and Racializations

Yasuko Takezawa and Gary Y. Okihiro (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824847586
eISBN:
9780824873066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847586.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Begun as a conversation among scholars of Japanese American studies in Japan and the United States, Transpacific Japanese American Studies is conceived of as an engagement across national archives, ... More

Eating Korean in AmericaGastronomic Ethnography of Authenticity

Eating Korean in America: Gastronomic Ethnography of Authenticity

Sonia Ryang

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839352
eISBN:
9780824868222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839352.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Based on multi-sited ethnographic fieldwork, Sonia Ryang writes Eating Korean: Gastronomic Ethnography of Authenticity as much as an eater as a researcher. Her encounters with key Korean food items ... More

Japanese New YorkMigrant Artists and Self-reinvention on the World Stage

Japanese New York: Migrant Artists and Self-reinvention on the World Stage

Olga Kanzaki Sooudi

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839413
eISBN:
9780824869090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839413.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Spend time in New York City and, soon enough, you will encounter some of the Japanese nationals who live and work there. NYC is also home to one of the largest overseas Japanese populations in the ... More

Scrutinized!Surveillance in Asian North American Literature

Scrutinized!: Surveillance in Asian North American Literature

Monica Chiu

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838423
eISBN:
9780824869588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838423.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chang-rae Lee's Native Speaker, Kerri Sakamoto's The Electrical Field, Don Lee's Country of Origin, Mohsin Hamid's The Reluctant Fundamentalist, Susan Choi's A Person of Interest. These and a host of ... More

Dubious GastronomyThe Cultural Politics of Eating Asian in the USA

Dubious Gastronomy: The Cultural Politics of Eating Asian in the USA

Robert Ji-Song Ku

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839215
eISBN:
9780824869465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839215.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

California roll, Chinese take-out, American-made kimchi, dogmeat, monosodium glutamate, SPAM—all are examples of what this book calls “dubious” foods. Strongly associated with Asian and Asian ... More

Transpacific ArticulationsStudent Migration and the Remaking of Asian America

Transpacific Articulations: Student Migration and the Remaking of Asian America

Chih-Ming Wang

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836429
eISBN:
9780824871055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836429.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In 1854 Yung Wing, who graduated with a bachelor's degree from Yale University, returned to a poverty-stricken China, where domestic revolt and foreign invasion were shaking the Chinese empire. ... More

Locating Life StoriesBeyond East-West Binaries in (Auto)Biographical Studies

Locating Life Stories: Beyond East-West Binaries in (Auto)Biographical Studies

Maureen Perkins (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837303
eISBN:
9780824871543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837303.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The thirteen essays in this book come from Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Malaysia, South Africa, and Hawai‘i. With a shared focus on the specific local conditions that influence the ways ... More

Transforming the Ivory TowerChallenging Racism, Sexism, and Homophobia in the Academy

Transforming the Ivory Tower: Challenging Racism, Sexism, and Homophobia in the Academy

Brett C. Stockdill and Mary Yu Danico (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835262
eISBN:
9780824870645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835262.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

People outside and within colleges and universities often view these institutions as fair and reasonable, far removed from the inequalities that afflict society in general. Despite greater numbers of ... More

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