electronic journal of
contemporary japanese studies

Volume 8, Issue 3

Peer Reviewed Articles

10. Japanese Employment in Transformation: The Growing Number of Non-regular Workers
Ishiguro, Kuniko
Posted: 22 December 2008
9. Ito and Isabella in the Contact Zone: Interpretation, Mimicry and Unbeaten Tracks in Japan
Elliott, Andrew
Posted: 22 December 2008
8. Feminist Erotica and Agency @ The Love Piece Club
Dales, Laura
Posted: 5 December 2008
7. Celebrating 'Multicultural Japan': Writings on 'Minorities' and the Discourse on 'Difference'
Burgess, Chris
Posted: 5 December 2008
6. The 'Honne-Tatemae' Dimension in Japan's Foreign Aid Policy: Overseas Development Aid Allocations in Southeast Asia
FURUOKA, Fumitaka and KATO, Iwao
Posted: 15 November 2008

Discussion Papers

8. The Anxiety of Influence: Ambivalent Relations Between Japan's 'Mingei' and Britain's 'Arts and Crafts' Movements
Nakanishi, Wendy Jones
Posted: 28 October 2008

Co-Published Special Project

Shrinking Cities: Case Study Japan
Project Office Philipp Oswalt
Posted: 28 October 2008
This project was first published by the Shrinking Cities Project in Berlin in June 2008. It is co-published in ejcjs for the purposes of contributing to wider public discourse on contemporary developments in Japanese society. Please click on the orange link above to be taken to a table of contents and links to articles and illustrations.

Book Reviews

9. American Japan - Japanese America
Zaborowski, Rafal
Review of: Kelts, Roland (2006) Japanamerica: How Japanese Pop Culture Has Invaded the U.S..
Posted: 22 December 2008
8. Picking at the Wound: Nanjing 1937-38
Leibold, James
Review of: Li, Fei Fei, Robert Sabella and David Liu (eds) (2002) Nanking 1937: Memory and Healing, and Wakabayashi, Bob Tadashi (ed) (2007) The Nanking Atrocity 1937-38: Complicating the Picture.
Posted: 15 November 2008
7. Real Zen Buddhism: Finding Life Between Disembodied Ideas and Funeral Practices
Sevilla, Anton
Review of: Borup, Jorn, (2008) Japanese Rinzai Zen Buddhism: Myōshinji, A Living Religion.
Posted: 28 October 2008

Film Reviews

3. Reconfiguring History II: Terror and Tragedy
Iles, Timothy
Review of: Kanaria, (Shiota Akihiko, 2004), Distance, (Koreeda Hirokazu, 2001).
Posted: 5 December 2008
2. Reconfiguring History 1: War and Reaction in Contemporary Japanese Cinema
Iles, Timothy
Review of: Warai no daigaku (University of Laughs), Hoshi Mamoru, Bokutachi no sensō (Our War), Kaneko Fumiki.
Posted: 15 November 2008

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