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Before Identity
Before Identity (March 2021)
The Question of Method in Japan Studies
Richard F. Calichman - Author

Aims to introduce a greater degree of theoretical rigor to the discipline of Japan studies as a whole.

Before Identity represents the first attempt to provide a comprehensive examination of the methodological ground of Japan studies. At its most basic level, the field presupposes the immediate empirical existence of an entity known as the “Japanese people” or “Japane...(Read More)
 
 
The Awakening of Modern Japanese Fiction
The Awakening of Modern Japanese Fiction (February 2021)
Path Literature and an Interpretation of Buddhism
Michihiro Ama - Author

Argues that the role of Buddhism in modern Japanese prose literature has been significantly overlooked.

The Awakening of Modern Japanese Fiction is the first book to treat the literary practices of certain major modern Japanese writers as Buddhist practices, and to read their work as Buddhist literature. Its distinctive contribution is its focus on modern literature ...(Read More)
 
 
The Journal of Japanese Philosophy - Annual
The Journal of Japanese Philosophy - Annual (March 2020)


The first international, peer-reviewed journal of Japanese philosophy.

Interest in Japanese philosophy has grown throughout the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, and this first international peer-reviewed journal serves to both develop these traditions of thought and enhance worldwide awareness of them and the resources they offer. The Journal of Japanese Philosophy is devoted to scholarly engagement with a wide r...(Read More)
 
 
The Journal of Japanese Philosophy, Vol. #6, Issue #1
The Journal of Japanese Philosophy, Vol. #6, Issue #1 (3/2020)
Mayuko Uehara - Editor-in-Chief
Ching-yuen Cheung - Assistant editor
Leah Kalmanson - Assistant editor
John W. M. Krummel - Assistant editor
Curtis Rigsby - Book Review editor
Anton Luis Sevilla - Book Review editor
Dennis Stromback - Editorial assistant

 
 
Urban Migrants in Rural Japan
Urban Migrants in Rural Japan (February 2020)
Between Agency and Anomie in a Post-growth Society
Susanne Klien - Author

Offers an in-depth ethnography of paradigm shifts in the lifestyles and values of youth in post-growth Japan.

Urban Migrants in Rural Japan provides a fresh perspective on theoretical notions of rurality and emerging modes of working and living in post-growth Japan. By exploring narratives and trajectories of individuals who relocate from urban to rural areas and seek new m...(Read More)
 
 
Merleau-Ponty and Nishida
Merleau-Ponty and Nishida (December 2019)
Artistic Expression as Motor-Perceptual Faith
Adam Loughnane - Author

Places the phenomenologies of Merleau-Ponty and Nishida in dialogue and uncovers a demand for a motor-perceptual form of faith in both philosophers’ meditations on artistic expression.

In Merleau-Ponty and Nishida, Adam Loughnane initiates a fascinating new dialogue between two of the twentieth century’s most important phenomenologists of the Eastern and Western philosophical worlds. Throughout the book, ...(Read More)
 
 
Help (Not) Wanted
Help (Not) Wanted (August 2019)
Immigration Politics in Japan
Michael Strausz - Author

Shows how Japan’s immigration policy is shaped by the nature of Japan’s economy and elite debates about the country’s national identity.

In Help (Not) Wanted, Michael Strausz offers an original and provocative answer to a question that has long perplexed observers of Japan: Why has Japan’s immigration policy remained so restrictive, especially in light of economic, demograp...(Read More)
 
 
Age of Shojo
Age of Shojo (May 2019)
The Emergence, Evolution, and Power of Japanese Girls' Magazine Fiction
Hiromi Tsuchiya Dollase - Author

Examines the role that Japanese girls’ magazine culture played during the twentieth century in the creation and use of the notion of shōjo, the cultural identity of adolescent Japanese girls.

Hiromi Tsuchiya Dollase examines the role that magazines have played in the creation and development of the concept of shōjo, the modern cultural identity of adolescent Japanese girls. Cloaking their ideas in the ...(Read More)
 
 
Imagining China in Tokugawa Japan
Imagining China in Tokugawa Japan (March 2019)
Legends, Classics, and Historical Terms
Wai-ming Ng - Author

Pioneering study of the localization of Chinese culture in early modern Japan, using legends, classics, and historical terms as case studies.

While current scholarship on Tokugawa Japan (1603–1868) tends to see China as either a model or “the Other,” Wai-ming Ng’s pioneering and ambitious study offers a new perspective by suggesting that Chinese culture also functioned as a collec...(Read More)
 
 
Nothingness in the Heart of Empire
Nothingness in the Heart of Empire (March 2019)
The Moral and Political Philosophy of the Kyoto School in Imperial Japan
Harumi Osaki - Author

Reveals the complicity between the Kyoto School’s moral and political philosophy, based on the school’s founder Nishida Kitarō’s metaphysics of nothingness, and Japanese imperialism.

In the field of philosophy, the common view of philosophy as an essentially Western discipline persists even today, while non-Western philosophy tends to be undervalued and not investigated seriously. In t...(Read More)
 
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