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Rethinking Japanese Feminisms

Julia C. Bullock, Ayako Kano, and James Welker


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 approaches from anthropology, cultural studies, gender and sexuality studies, history, literature, media studies, and sociology, each chapter presents the results of research based on some combination of original archival research, careful textual analysis, ethnographic interviews, and participant observation. The volume is organized into sections focused on activism and activists, employment and edu ... More

Keywords: Japanese feminisms, Japan, Women’s history, history of feminism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780824866693
Published to Hawaii Scholarship Online: May 2018 DOI:10.21313/hawaii/9780824866693.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Julia C. Bullock, editor
Emory University

Ayako Kano, editor
University of Pennsylvania

James Welker, editor
Kanagawa University