The Journal of Japanese Studies

Table of Contents
Volume 38, Number 1
Winter 2012


ARTICLES

 

Portents and Politics:
Two Women Activists on the Verge of the Meiji Restoration
LAURA NENZI {abstract}

The Nationalization of Confucianism: Academism, Examinations,
and Bureaucratic Governance in the Late Tokugawa State
KIRI PARAMORE {abstract}

Monitoring Health and the Body:
Anthropometry, Lifestyle Risks, and the Japanese Obesity Crisis
WOLFRAM MANZENREITER {abstract}

The Politics of Screen Poetry:
Michinaga, Sanesuke, and the Court Entrance of Shōshi
JOSEPH T. SORENSEN {abstract}


PERSPECTIVES

The Democratic Party of Japan’s New (but Failing) Grand Security Strategy:
From “Reluctant Realism” to “Resentful Realism”?
CHRISTOPHER W. HUGHES {abstract}
 

REVIEWS

Ruoff, Imperial Japan at Its Zenith: The Wartime Celebration of the Empire’s 2,600th Anniversary
SANDRA WILSON

Driscoll, Absolute Erotic, Absolute Grotesque: The Living, Dead, and Undead in Japan’s Imperialism, 1895–1945
GERALD FIGAL

Atkins, Primitive Selves: Koreana in the Japanese Colonial Gaze, 1910–1945
PETER DUUS

Thornber, Empire of Texts in Motion: Chinese, Korean, and Taiwanese Transculturations of Japanese Literature
RICHARD F. CALICHMAN

Tierney, Tropics of Savagery: The Culture of Japanese Empire in Comparative Frame
CHRISTOPHER HILL

Soh, The Comfort Women: Sexual Violence and Postcolonial Memory in Korea and Japan
MARK E. CAPRIO

Schoenbaum, ed., Peace in Northeast Asia: Resolving Japan’s Territorial and Maritime Disputes with China, Korea and the Russian Federation
KIMIE HARA

Morris-Suzuki, Borderline Japan: Foreigners and Frontier Controls in the Postwar Era
Chung, Immigration and Citizenship in Japan
PETRICE R. FLOWERS

Vyas, Soft Power in Japan-China Relations: State, Sub-state and Non-state Relations
MARIE SÖDERBERG

Olcott, Conflict and Change: Foreign Ownership and the Japanese Firm
ULRIKE SCHAEDE

Hatch, Asia’s Flying Geese: How Regionalization Shapes Japan
HIDETAKA YOSHIMATSU

Lukács, Scripted Affects, Branded Selves: Television, Subjectivity, and Capitalism in 1990s Japan
Yoshimoto, Tsai, and Choi, eds., Television, Japan, and Globalization
JOHN CLAMMER

Rosenbluth and Thies, Japan Transformed: Political Change and Economic Restructuring
ALISA GAUNDER

Krauss and Pekkanen, The Rise and Fall of Japan’s LDP: Political Party Organizations as Historical Institutions
J. A. A. STOCKWIN

Uchiyama (Freire, trans.), Koizumi and Japanese Politics: Reform Strategies and Leadership Style
PATRICIA L. MACLACHLAN

Tachibanaki (Foster, trans.), The New Paradox for Japanese Women: Greater Choice, Greater Inequality
WEI-HSIN YU

Itoh, The Supreme Court and Benign Elite Democracy in Japan
DANIEL H. FOOTE

Murakami, The Strong and the Weak in Japanese Literature: Discrimination, Egalitarianism, Nationalism
WILLIAM J. FARGE, S.J.

Lublin, Reforming Japan: The Woman’s Christian Temperance Union in the Meiji Period
THOMAS W. BURKMAN

Suzuki, Becoming Modern Women: Love and Female Identity in Prewar Japanese Literature and Culture
JAN BARDSLEY

Mack, Manufacturing Modern Japanese Literature: Publishing, Prizes, and the Ascription of Literary Value
MICHAEL K. BOURDAGHS

Bourdaghs, ed., The Linguistic Turn in Contemporary Japanese Literary Studies: Politics, Language, Textuality
ATSUKO UEDA

Bolton, Csicsery-Ronay Jr., and Tatsumi, eds., Robot Ghosts and Wired Dreams: Japanese Science Fiction from Origins to Anime
JOSEPH MURPHY

Morishita, The Empty Museum: Western Cultures and the Artistic Field in Modern Japan
TOM HAVENS

Havens, Parkscapes: Green Spaces in Modern Japan
TIMOTHY S. GEORGE

Kirby, Trouble Natures: Waste, Environment, Japan
JULIA ADENEY THOMAS

Walker, Toxic Archipelago: A History of Industrial Disease in Japan
MIRANDA A. SCHREURS

Kinda, ed., A Landscape History of Japan
JAMES L. MCCLAIN

Gramlich-Oka and Smits, eds., Economic Thought in Early Modern Japan
CARL MOSK


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