Women on the Verge [electronic resource] : Japanese Women, Western Dreams
By: Kelsky, Karen.
Contributor(s): Chow, Rey | Harootunian, Harry | Miyoshi, Masao.Material type: TextSeries: Asia-Pacific: Culture, Politics, and Society: Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2001Description: 1 online resource (310 p.).ISBN: 9780822383277.Subject(s): Women -- Employment -- Foreign countries | Women -- Employment -- Japan | Women -- Japan -- Identity | Women -- Japan -- Social conditionsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Women on the Verge : Japanese Women, Western DreamsDDC classification: 305.42/0952 | 305.420952 Online resources: Click here to access online
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Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Note on Japanese Names and Terms; Introduction; 1. The Promised Land: A Genealogy of Female Internationalism; 2. Internationalism as Resistance; 3. Capital and the Fetish of the White Man; 4. (Re)Flexibility in Inflexible Places; Conclusion: Strange Bedfellows; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Explores issues of gender, race and national identity in Japan, by taking up for critical analysis an emergent national trend, in which some urban Japanese women turn to the West--through study abroad, work abroad, and romance with Westerners-- in order