2 edition of Women"s movements in postwar Japan. found in the catalog.
Women"s movements in postwar Japan.
Wake A. Fujioka
Translation of selected articles from Shiryō sengo nijūnenshi.
|Statement||Translated by Wake A. Fujioka.|
|Series||Translation series, no. 29|
|LC Classifications||AS9 .H38 no. 29, HQ2007 .H38 no. 29|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 87 l.|
|Number of Pages||87|
|LC Control Number||68066352|
Political Rights in Japan.” Chap. 2 in Political Women in Japan: The Search for a Place in Political Life. Berkeley: University of California Press, Pages Brief overview of the historical development of women’s political rights, patterns of voting and holding of political office in postwar Japan. Skim pp. , which. Japan’s post-war development, the potential threat of global competition provided sufficient incentives for productivity growth as Japanese industries looked for export markets. On the other hand, investments in non-tradable sectors were not sufficiently funded. As a result, development of non-tradable sectors lagged behind.
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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fujioka, Wake A. Women's movements in postwar Japan. [Honolulu]: East-West Center, Feminism in Japan began with women's rights movements that date back to antiquity.
The movement started to gain momentum after Western thinking was brought into Japan during the Meiji Restoration in Japanese feminism differs from Western feminism in the sense that less emphasis is on individual autonomy. This book offers a political perspective, and analyzes gender inequality in terms of power - specifically the power, or lack of power, that women themselves may exercise to create social change.
Through the examination of women's groups, women's centers, and women's policy, this book documents state intervention in the women's movement in by: history of the women ’ Womens movements in postwar Japan.
book movement in postwar Japan, without losing sight of its own logic of mobilization, diversity, and subsequent transformations that have ﬂ Author: Ki-Young Shin. The s saw the rise of a vibrant women’s rights movement in Japan, one related to the movement for women’s suffrage in the west after World War I when American and British women finally gained the vote.
The Japanese government reacted to women’s demands with a gradualist approach. Post-occupation Japan is the period in Japanese history which started after the Allied occupation of Japan that ended in In that time, Japan has established itself as a global economic and political power.
The post-war constitution was enacted on November 3, and became effective May 3, It included Article 9 clause, which restricted Japan from having a.
Changing Lives introduces the lives of six Japanese women who lived through the post-war years and faced the dramatic changes brought about by Japan’s defeat in World War II. Through selective translations and summaries of autobiographies and memoirs by essayist Okabe Itsuko (–), actress Shinya Eiko (–), newspaper reporter and professor of African.
In the case of the U.S. occupation of Japan, American and Japanese women’s articulations of postwar feminism were enabled by and in turn enabled Cold War racism, nationalism, and imperialism, facilitating American (re)assertion for racial and national superiority and contributing to its pursuit of postwar global hegemony.
Women’s rights movement, also called women’s liberation movement, diverse social movement, largely based in the United States, that in the s and ’70s sought equal rights and opportunities and greater personal freedom for coincided with and is recognized as part of the “second wave” of the first-wave feminism of the 19th and early 20th.
Tupperware targeted women who were interested in working, Tupperware, Inc. During the Second World War, women proved that they could do "men's" work, and do it well. With men away to serve in the. Abstract. Castellini introduces the women’s liberation movement (ūman ribu) that emerged in Japan in the early g on the work of Setsu Shigematsu (Scream from the Shadow: The Women’s Liberation Movement in Japan, ), he offers a brief historical and social account of Japanese society in the late postwar period, outlines the movement’s.
Get this from a library. Cooperation over conflict: the women's movement and the state in postwar Japan. [Miriam Murase] -- Despite massive social, economic, political and cultural change in Japan, gender inequality is very high.
This text offers a political perspective, and analyses gender inequality in terms of power. Japan's catapult to world economic power has inspired many studies by social scientists, but few have looked at the 45 years of postwar Japan through the lens of history.
The contributors to this book seek to offer such a view. As they examine three related themes of postwar history, the authors describe an ongoing historical process marked by unexpected changes, such as Japan.
"Political Women in Japan: A Case Study of the Seikatsusha Network Movement," Social Science Japan Journal 1, no. 2 (): Detailed description and analysis of the Seikatsu Club movement, its effects on the consciousness and values of members, success in local elections, and its potential impact on policies.
Japan's catapult to world economic power has inspired many studies by social scientists, but few have looked at the 45 years of postwar Japan through the lens of history. The contributors to this book seek to offer such a view. As they examine three related themes of postwar history, the authors describe an ongoing historical process marked by unexpected changes, such as Japan Reviews: 1.
Summer has drawn attention to women’s rights, both gains and losses. On Tuesday, Aug. 11, California Sen. Kamala Harris became the presumptive Democratic vice presidential nominee, making history as the first woman of color on a major-party ticket.
On Tuesday, Aug. 18, the nation marks the. Women's History and Local Community in Postwar Japan examines the emergence of women’s history-writing groups in Tokyo, Nagoya and Ehime, using interviews conducted with founding members and analysis of primary documents and publications by each group.
It demonstrates how women appropriated history-writing as a radical praxis geared less. On December 17 th, Japanese women were granted the right to vote (McClain ). Prior to the election, the first in which women voted in Japanese history, Weed toured the nation, sponsoring talks on women’s issues and urging their exercise of voting rights (Tsuchiya ).
67% of eligible women voted. The demonstrations against Anpo’s renewal remain the largest protest movement in Japanese history. And while they ultimately failed, a recent book by Nick Kapur, Japan at the Crossroads, frames.
Japan, Postwar Period: Selected full-text books and articles Foreign Correspondents in Japan: Reporting a Half Century of Upheavals, from to the Present By The Foreign Correspondents Club of Japan; Charles Pomeroy Tuttle Publishing.
Women were active in a variety of radical movements. Like American women in the late s, however, Japanese women were discriminated against in the new left movements and were usually excluded from the decision-making process, thought of as housekeepers or sex objects.
Sexism prevailed in male-initiated "revolutionary" organizations. Under. Research interests include late Meiji social and intellectual history and "self-writing" autobiographies and memoirs -- by 20th century Japanese women.
He has published two books on the subject: Telling Lives (University of Hawaii press, ) on the interwar years and Changing Lives (Association of Asian Studies, ) on postwar : Ronald P. Loftus.Long-term economic statistics suggest that somewhere in the early s there was a turning point in postwar Japan’s rate and style of economic growth.¹ The pres “miracle growth” at a rate exceeding 10 percent per annum turned into low growth at 5 percent or so in subsequent years.² In the late s and early s Japan.