Women and Democracy in Cold War Japan

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Women and Democracy in Cold War Japan offers a fresh perspective on gender politics by focusing on the Japanese housewife of the 1950s as a controversial representation of democracy, leisure, and domesticity. Examining the shifting personae of the housewife, especially in the appealing texts of women's magazines, reveals the diverse possibilities of postwar democracy as they were embedded in media directed toward Japanese women. Each chapter explores the contours of a single controversy, including debate over the royal ...

Women and Democracy in Cold War Japan 2015, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, New York

ISBN-13: 9781474269278

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Women and Democracy in Cold War Japan 2014, Bloomsbury Academic, London

ISBN-13: 9781472526991

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