The Journal of Japanese Studies

Table of Contents
Volume 30, Number 2
Summer 2004

ARTICLES

Post Office Politics in Modern Japan:

The Postmasters, Iron Triangles, and the Limits of Reform
PATRICIA L. MACLACHLAN {abstract}

 

Woman’s Place in Japan’s Great Depression:

Reflections on the Moral Economy of Deflation

MARK METZLER {abstract}

  

Happiness Foreclosed: Sentimentalism, the Suffering Heroine, and

Social Critique in Higuchi Ichiyo’s “Jusan’ya”

TIMOTHY J. VAN COMPERNOLLE {abstract}

  

Bukatsudo: The Educational Role of Japanese School Clubs

PETER CAVE {abstract}

 

 

REVIEW ESSAY

 

Rethinking Area Studies, Once More

ANDREW GORDON

 

 

REVIEWS

 

Kamei (Bourdaghs, ed.), Transformations of Sensibility: The Phenomenology of Meiji Literature
DOUGLAS HOWLAND

  

Umesao (Befu, ed.; Cary, trans.), An Ecological View of History: Japanese Civilization in the World Context
JOHANN P. ARNASON

  

Oguma (Askew, trans.), A Genealogy of “Japanese” Self-images
WALTER EDWARDS

 

Morton, Modern Japanese Culture: The Insider View
IRMELA HIJIYA-KIRSCHNEREIT

 

Ruch, ed., Engendering Faith: Women and Buddhism in Premodern Japan
JAMES L. FORD

 

Teeuwen and Rambelli, eds., Buddhas and Kami in Japan: Honji Suijaku as a Combinatory Paradigm
ROBERT BORGEN

 

Schattschneider, Immortal Wishes: Labor and Transcendence on a Japanese Sacred Mountain
JOHN NELSON

 

Hareven, The Silk Weavers of Kyoto: Family and Work in a Changing Traditional Industry
MILLIE CREIGHTON

 

Roth, Brokered Homeland: Japanese Brazilian Migrants in Japan

Tsuda, Strangers in the Ethnic Homeland: Japanese Brazilian Return Migration in Transnational Perspective
ROGER GOODMAN

 

Lesser, ed., Searching for Home Abroad: Japanese Brazilians and Transnationalism
DANIELA DE CARVALHO

 

Conrad and Lützeler, eds., Aging and Social Policy: A German-Japanese Comparison
SUSAN ORPETT LONG

 

Tiratsoo, Hasegawa, Mason, and Matsumura, eds., Urban Reconstruction in Britain and Japan, 1945-1955: Dreams, Plans, and Realities

Waswo, Housing in Postwar Japan: A Social History                                      CAROLA HEIN

 

Leheny, The Rules of Play: National Identity and the Shaping of Japanese Leisure
SABINE FRÜHSTÜCK

 

Frühstück, Colonizing Sex: Sexology and Social Control in Modern Japan
WILLIAM JOHNSTON

 

Spielvogel, Working Out in Japan: Shaping the Female Body in Tokyo Fitness Clubs
JAN BARDSLEY

 

Sato, The New Japanese Woman: Modernity, Media, and Women in Interwar Japan
SALLY A. HASTINGS

 

Duara, Sovereignty and Authenticity: Manchukuo and the East Asian Modern

KEVIN M. DOAK

 

Yonemoto, Mapping Early Modern Japan: Space, Place, and Culture in the Tokugawa Period (1603-1868)
CONSTANTINE N. VAPORIS

 

Hockley, The Prints of Isoda Koryusai: Floating World Culture and Its Consumers in Eighteenth-Century Japan
TIMON SCREECH

 

Cullen, A History of Japan, 1582-1941: Internal and External Worlds
BRETT L. WALKER

 

LaFleur, Awesome Nightfall: The Life, Times, and Poetry of Saigyo
LAUREL RASPLICA RODD

 

Stahl, The Burdens of Survival: Ooka Shohei’s Writings on the Pacific War
STEVE RABSON

 

Nara and Noda, Acts of Reading: Exploring Connections in Pedagogy of Japanese
WESLEY M. JACOBSEN

 

Slaymaker, ed., Confluences: Postwar Japan and France
ROY STARRS

 

Cazdyn, The Flash of Capital: Film and Geopolitics in Japan
SCOTT NYGREN

 

Katada, Banking on Stability: Japan and the Cross-Pacific Dynamics of International Financial Crisis Management
HENRY LAURENCE

 

Hirata, Civil Society in Japan: The Growing Role of NGOs in Tokyo’s Aid Development Policy
LAM PENG ER

 

Miyashita, Limits to Power: Asymmetric Dependence and Japanese Foreign Aid Policy
DAVID ARASE

 

Ito, Alliance in Anxiety: Détente and the Sino-American-Japanese Triangle

Drifte, Japan’s Security Relations with China since 1989: From Balancing to Bandwagoning?
ELLIS S. KRAUSS

 

Maswood, Japan in Crisis
LEONARD J. SCHOPPA

 

Pekkanen, Picking Winners? From Technology Catch-up to the Space Race in Japan
PHYLLIS GENTHER YOSHIDA

 

Reed, ed., Japanese Electoral Politics: Creating a New Party System
RAY CHRISTENSEN

 

Feeley and Miyazawa, eds., The Japanese Adversary System in Context: Controversies and Comparisons
TOM GINSBURG

 

Kaplan and Dubro, Yakuza: Japan’s Criminal Underworld
MARK D. WEST

 
 

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