Rethinking Japanese feminisms

Full title: Rethinking Japanese feminisms / edited by Julia C. Bullock, Ayako Kano, and James Welker.
Other authors: Bullock, Julia C., (Editor)
Kano, Ayako, 1966- (Editor)
Welker, James, (Editor)
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction / Julia C. Bullock, Ayako Kano, and James Welker
  • Part I. Rethinking activism and activists. Women's rights as proletarian rights : Yamakawa Kikue, suffrage, and the "dawn of liberation" / Elyssa Faison
  • From "motherhood in the interest of the state" to motherhood in the interest of mothers : rethinking the First Mothers' Congress / Hillary Maxson
  • From women's liberation to lesbian feminism in Japan : rezubian feminizumu within and beyond the ūman ribu movement in the 1970s and 1980s / James Welker
  • The mainstreaming of feminism and the politics of backlash in twenty-first-century Japan / Tomomi Yamaguchi
  • Part II. Rethinking education and employment. Coeducation in the age of "good wife, wise mother" : Koizumi Ikuko's quest for "equality of opportunity" / Julia C. Bullock
  • Flower empowerment : rethinking Japan's traditional arts as women's labor / Nancy Stalker
  • Liberating work in the tourist industry / Chris McMorran
  • Part III. Rethinking literature and the arts. Seeing double : the feminism of ambiguity in the art of Takabatake Kashō / Leslie Winston
  • Feminist acts of reading : Ariyoshi Sawako, Sono Ayako, and the lived experience of women in Japan / Barbara Hartley
  • Dangerous women and dangerous stories : gendered narration in Kirino Natsuo's Grotesque and Real world / Kathryn Hemmann
  • Part IV. Rethinking boundaries. Yamakawa Kikue and Edward Carpenter : translation, affiliation, and queer internationalism / Sarah Frederick
  • Rethinking Japanese feminism and the lessons of ūman ribu : toward a praxis of critical transnational feminism / Setsu Shigematsu
  • Toward postcolonial feminist subjectivity : Korean women's redress movement for "comfort women" / Akwi Seo
  • Takemura Kazuko : on friendship and the queering of American and Japanese studies / J. Keith Vincent
  • Conclusion : on rethinking Japanese feminisms / Ayako Kano.