Japan''s Comfort Women.
By: Tanaka, Yuki.Material type: TextSeries: 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 LOC classification: D810.C698T36 2003ebOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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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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