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'Transcultural Japan provides a new exploration of diversity in Japan by variously situated authors, themselves representing diverse perspectives on Japanese society. Perhaps its largest contribution is in presentations of individuals and groups with multiple identity positions, reflecting the interpenetrations of transnationalism or transculturalism as currently manifest in Japanese society and experience' - Millie Creighton, University of British Columbia "Transcultural Japan: At the Borderlands of Race, Gender, and Identity is a thoughtprovoking and engaging examination of Others in contemporary Japan. The breadth and depth of this edited volume is the result of the collaborative efforts of fifteen authors from diverse areas of expertise, yet it remains throughout a unified and accessible text. Transcultural Japan is essential reading for anyone interested in not just what is happening in Japan today, but perhaps more importantly, where Japan is heading tomorrow." - Lacklan Jackson, Asian Studies Reviews, December 2010
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DAVID BLAKE WILLIS is Professor of Anthropology and Education at Soai University, Osaka, where he has been since 1986. He was a Senior Associate Professor at the University of Oxford 2006-2007. STEPHEN MURPHY-SHIGEMATSU, Professor at the University of Tokyo 1994-2006, received a doctorate from Harvard, was a Visiting Scholar at Stanford, and is Professor at Fielding University.
Foreword, HARUMI BEFU; PART I. Introduction; 1 Transcultural Japan: Metamorphosis in the Cultural Borderlands and Beyond, DAVID BLAKE WILLIS AND STEPHEN MURPHY-SHIGEMATSU PART II. Gender and identity; 2 A Perfectly Ordinary Ethnic Korean in Japan: reprise, KYO NOBUKO (WITH AKEMI WEGMULLER); 3 Between Two Shores: Transnational Projects and Filipina Wives in/from Japan, NOBUE SUZUKI; 4 Gender, Modernity, and Eroticized Internationalism in Japan, KAREN KELSKY PART III. Diaspora and mobility; 5 Between Privilege and Prejudice: Japanese-Brazilian Migrants in "The Land of Yen and the Ancestors", ANGELO AKIMITSU ISHI, 6 From ethnic ghetto to `gourmet republic': the changing image of Kobe's Chinatown and the ambiguity of being Chinese in modern Japan, TSU YUN HUI ; 7 Okinawan diasporic identities: between being a buffer and a bridge, WESLEY UEUNTEN PART IV. Imagining oneself: visibility and invisibility; 8 . The Marvelous in the Real: Images of Burakumin in Nakagami Kenji's Kumano Saga YOSHIKO YOKOCHI SAMUEL; 9 Positioning oneself in the Japanese nation state: the Hokkaido Ainu case, KATARINA SJOEBERG; 10 "Becoming a better Muslim": identity narratives of Muslim foreign workers in Japan, ONISHI AKIKO PART V. Transnational, transcultural flows; 11 Dejima: creolization and enclaves of difference in transnational Japan, DAVID BLAKE WILLIS; 12 The racialization of Japan, WILLIAM WETHERALL; 13 "The Invisible Man" and other narratives of living in the borderlands of race and nation, STEPHEN MURPHY-SHIGEMATSU; 14 Ethnoscapes and The Other in 21st century Japan, DAVID BLAKE WILLIS AND STEPHEN MURPHY-SHIGEMATSU AFTERWORD Marginals, minorities, majorities and migrants: Studying the Japanese borderlands in contemporary Japan, ROGER GOODMAN