electronic journal of
contemporary japanese studies

Volume 7, Issue 3

Peer Reviewed Articles

5. Who Owns Culture? Negotiating Folk Tradition at the Nishinomiya Ebisu Shrine
Ashmore, Darren-Jon
Posted: 15 October 2007

Discussion Papers

6. The 'Uyoku Rōnin Dō': Assessing the Lifestyles and Values of Japan's Contemporary Right Wing Radical Activists
Shibuichi, Daiki
Posted: 28 November 2007
5. Bringing Home the Japanese Abductees from North Korea
Ito, Takuya
Posted: 28 November 2007
4. Queering Mishima's Suicide as a Crisis of Language
Chozick, Matthew
Posted: 15 October 2007

Book Reviews

7. Representations of Reality in Haruki Murakami's Fiction
Nakanishi, Wendy Jones
Review of: Seats. Michael (2006) Murakami Haruki: The Simulacrum in Contemporary Japanese Culture.
Posted: 24 October 2007
6. Thinking About Younger People's Employment in 21st Century Japan
Ishiguro, Kuniko
Review of: Jō Shigeyuki (2006) Wakamono wa Naze 3nen de Kaisha wo Yamerunoka? Nenkō Joretsu ga Ubau Nihon no Mirai [Why do young people quit after three years? The seniority-based personnel management system deprives Japan of its future], and Honda, Yuki, Asao, Naitō and Gotō, Kazutomo (2006) 'Nīto' 'tte Iuna! [Don't call them NEETs!].
Posted: 9 October 2007
5. Lovers and Losers of Different Colours
Wright, Wendy Ella
Review of: Molasky, Michael S. (2001) The American Occupation of Japan and Okinawa: Literature and Memory.
Posted: 9 October 2007

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