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Japan''s Comfort Women.

By: Tanaka, Yuki.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2003Edition: 1.Description: 1 online resource (230 p.).ISBN: 9780203302750.Subject(s): Comfort women | Comfort women - Asia | Japan | Sexual Behavior | Soldiers | Women | World War, 1939-1945Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Japan''s Comfort WomenDDC classification: 940.5405082 | 940.54050820952 | 940.54050922519 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Japan''s Comfort Women; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of figure and tables; List of plates; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Author''s note; Introduction; 1 The origins of the comfort women system; The initial establishment of comfort stations; A rapid increase in comfort stations after the "Rape of Nanjing"; The organizational structure of the comfort women system; Why comfort women?; 2 Procurement of comfort women and their lives as sexual slaves; The colonization of Korea and the growth of the prostitution industry; Procurement of Korean and Taiwanese women
Procurement of women in China and the PhilippinesLife as a comfort woman; 3 Comfort women in the Dutch East Indies; Japan''s invasion of the Dutch East Indies and military violence against women; Exploitation of existing prostitutes by the Japanese troops; Procurement of Dutch women; Enforced prostitution at comfort stations in Semarang; The Dutch military authorities'' indifference towards Indonesian comfort women; 4 Why did the US forces ignore the comfort women issue?; US military indifference towards comfort women; US military policies on the prevention of venereal disease in World War II
The Brumfield Report and military-controlled prostitutionMilitary prostitution in the Caribbean, Australia and elsewhere; Criticism, cover-up and a change in the War Department''s attitude; 5 Sexual violence committed by the Allied occupation forces against Japanese women: 1945-1946; Sexual violence prior to the Allied occupation of Japan; Fear and confusion before the landing of the Allied occupation forces; Official reports on sexual violence committed by the occupation forces against Japanese women; Testimonies of victims of sexual violence committed by the occupation troops
6 Japanese comfort women for the Allied occupation forcesThe Japanese government creates a comfort women system for the occupation forces; The Recreation and Amusement Association; Occupation policies and the spread of prostitution; VD problems and the failure of GHQ''s VD prevention policies; Epilogue; From karayuki-san to comfort woman; Sexual slavery, social death, and military violence; Imperialism, the patriarchal state, and the control of sexuality; Notes; Index
Summary: This groundbreaking book will have a deep impact on the ongoing international debate which surrounds this highly controversial and emotive issue.
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Cover; Japan''s Comfort Women; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of figure and tables; List of plates; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Author''s note; Introduction; 1 The origins of the comfort women system; The initial establishment of comfort stations; A rapid increase in comfort stations after the "Rape of Nanjing"; The organizational structure of the comfort women system; Why comfort women?; 2 Procurement of comfort women and their lives as sexual slaves; The colonization of Korea and the growth of the prostitution industry; Procurement of Korean and Taiwanese women

Procurement of women in China and the PhilippinesLife as a comfort woman; 3 Comfort women in the Dutch East Indies; Japan''s invasion of the Dutch East Indies and military violence against women; Exploitation of existing prostitutes by the Japanese troops; Procurement of Dutch women; Enforced prostitution at comfort stations in Semarang; The Dutch military authorities'' indifference towards Indonesian comfort women; 4 Why did the US forces ignore the comfort women issue?; US military indifference towards comfort women; US military policies on the prevention of venereal disease in World War II

The Brumfield Report and military-controlled prostitutionMilitary prostitution in the Caribbean, Australia and elsewhere; Criticism, cover-up and a change in the War Department''s attitude; 5 Sexual violence committed by the Allied occupation forces against Japanese women: 1945-1946; Sexual violence prior to the Allied occupation of Japan; Fear and confusion before the landing of the Allied occupation forces; Official reports on sexual violence committed by the occupation forces against Japanese women; Testimonies of victims of sexual violence committed by the occupation troops

6 Japanese comfort women for the Allied occupation forcesThe Japanese government creates a comfort women system for the occupation forces; The Recreation and Amusement Association; Occupation policies and the spread of prostitution; VD problems and the failure of GHQ''s VD prevention policies; Epilogue; From karayuki-san to comfort woman; Sexual slavery, social death, and military violence; Imperialism, the patriarchal state, and the control of sexuality; Notes; Index

This groundbreaking book will have a deep impact on the ongoing international debate which surrounds this highly controversial and emotive issue.

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This book provides a sound, scholarly overview of the Japanese use of "comfort women" in WW II. Tanaka (Keiwa College, Japan) grounds his observations in archival material and makes use of the considerable secondary literature that has developed in Japanese. He writes in English, but his stance is that of a Japanese historian investigating the deeds of the nation's fathers and grandfathers. Tanaka treats the comfort women system as a national crime, one for which the Japanese must take responsibility. He provides, however, far more than documentation of the suffering of Korean, Chinese, Filipino, and other women at the hands of the Japanese army. Drawing on the work of Cynthia Enloe and others, he shows how warfare, military culture, and sexual violence are related, providing concrete detail on how other major powers sponsored or regulated commercial sex for their troops. He also places the comfort women system in the context of Japan's system of licensed prostitution. All of these perspectives inform the fine chapter on Japanese prostitution under the US military occupation of Japan. The book includes over 30 photographs. All levels and collections. S. A. Hastings Purdue University

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