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Women and class in Japanese history

Women and class in Japanese history

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Published by Center for Japanese Studies, the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Japan -- History,
  • Sex role -- Japan -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Hitomi Tonomura, Anne Walthall, and Wakita Haruko.
    SeriesMichigan monograph series in Japanese studies -- no. 25
    ContributionsTonomura, Hitomi., Walthall, Anne., Wakita, Haruko, 1934-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1762 .W625 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 330 p. :
    Number of Pages330
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17729077M
    ISBN 100939512912
    LC Control Number99011034
    OCLC/WorldCa40856794

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    the merger of the women's associations failed to integrate the women's movement as a whole. Although Japan belatedly geared its economy for full-scale war in , 3 Nihon kindaishi jiten (Dictionary of Modern Japanese History) (Tokyo, ), See Inoue Kiyoshi, Nihon joseishi (History of Japanese Women) (Tokyo, ), ; and Shimonaka. The battle tales of Japan, chronicles of wars in the Heian, Kamakura, and Muromachi periods, focus almost completely on the deeds of the nobility and warrior classes. These tales, passed down by blind bards much as Homer's Iliad, present warriors as archetypes: the tragic Loser-Hero, the Warrior-Courtier, the Traitor, the Coward, etc. Women.

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Women and Class in Japanese History marks an important moment not only in the study of gender and women in Japanese society but also in the development of collaborative efforts between Japanese and Western scholars on the subject. It is a product of half a decade of international seminars and discussions held among scholars of various disciplines and perspectives who share the goal of promoting a better understanding of the historical and contemporary constructions of gender in : $ Women and Class in Japanese History marks an important moment not only in the study of gender Women and class in Japanese history book women in Japanese society but also in the development of collaborative efforts between Japanese and Western scholars on the subject/5.

Chieftain pairs and corulers: female sovereignty in early Japan / Joan R. Piggott --Trousers, status, and gender in ancient dress codes / Takeda Sachiko ; trans.

by Joan R. Piggott and Hitomi Tonomura --Medieval nuns and nunneries: the case of Hokkeji / Hosokawa Ryōichi ; trans.

by Paul Goner --The medieval household and gender roles within the imperial family, nobility, merchants, and commoners /.

Women and class in Japanese history by Hitomi Tonomura, Anne Walthall, Haruko Wakita Published by Center for Japanese Studies, the University of Michigan in Ann : Women and Class in Japanese History Volume 25 Hitomi Tonomura, Anne Walthall, and Wakita Haruko, Editors Studies and critical linkages between the meaning of female domains and the workings of other social institutions.

Women and class in Japanese history / Chieftain pairs and corulers: female sovereignty in early Japan / Joan R. Piggott Trousers, status, and gender in ancient dress codes / Takeda Sachiko ; trans.

by Joan R. Piggott and Hitomi Tonomura Medieval nuns and nunneries: the case of Hokkeji / Hosokawa. Women in Modern Japanese History by Marnie S. Anderson, Associate Professor, Smith College “Among the signs which indicate the good results to come from the extension of women's privileges, we must refer to the experience of all countries.

The Chinese saywere killed and many women were gang-raped by the Japanese soldiers, but as I spent six months researching all sides of the argument, I learned that some in Japan deny the.

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Another serious issue is the constitutionality of the. They retained more freedom than the average Japanese women of the time, but they were required to meet the sexist demands of Japan’s upper class and governmental regulations.

Women also broadened their impact during Japan’s toughest times through organizations like the Nurse Corps so that men could be sent into combat.

Subtitled in English as “ TimeSpace of Gender: Redefining Japanese Women's History,” each volume of this 6 volume work consists of 15 or so chapters individually written by historians, scholars, and professors of women’s history. Chronologically analyzes the history of Japanese women from primitive times to the 21 st century.

Keywords are written for the reader’s convenience below the body of. fertility cults and the early shamanic ruler Himiko in prehistoric Japan and ends with an examination of the influence of feminism and demographic changes on religious practices during the “lost decades” of the post era.

By viewing Japanese religious history through the eyes of women, Women in Japanese Religions presents a. Presenting a vivid social history of “the new woman” who emerged in Japanese culture between the world wars, The New Japanese Woman shows how images of modern women burst into Japanese life in the midst of the urbanization, growth of the middle class, and explosion of consumerism resulting from the postwar economic boom, particularly in the : Barbara Sato.

Japanese women account for 49% of university students, but they only make up 14% of faculty positions. In business, Japanese women account for 2% of positions on boards of directors and 1% of executive committee members.

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