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  Volume 38, Number 1, Winter 2012

Table of Contents


Portents and Politics: Two Women Activists on the Verge of the Meiji Restoration

pp. 1-23

The Nationalization of Confucianism: Academism, Examinations, and Bureaucratic Governance in the Late Tokugawa State

pp. 25-53

Monitoring Health and the Body: Anthropometry, Lifestyle Risks, and the Japanese Obesity Crisis

pp. 55-84

The Politics of Screen Poetry: Michinaga, Sanesuke, and the Court Entrance of Shōshi

pp. 85-107


The Democratic Party of Japan's New (but Failing) Grand Security Strategy: From "Reluctant Realism" to "Resentful Realism"?

pp. 109-140


Imperial Japan at Its Zenith: The Wartime Celebration of the Empire's 2,600th Anniversary (review)

pp. 141-145

Absolute Erotic, Absolute Grotesque: The Living, Dead, and Undead in Japan's Imperialism, 1895–1945 (review)

pp. 145-149

Primitive Selves: Koreana in the Japanese Colonial Gaze, 1910–1945 (review)

pp. 149-153

Empire of Texts in Motion: Chinese, Korean, and Taiwanese Transculturations of Japanese Literature (review)

pp. 154-158

Tropics of Savagery: The Culture of Japanese Empire in Comparative Frame (review)

pp. 158-162

The Comfort Women: Sexual Violence and Postcolonial Memory in Korea and Japan (review)

pp. 163-167

Peace in Northeast Asia: Resolving Japan's Territorial and Maritime Disputes with China, Korea and the Russian Federation (review)

pp. 167-171

Borderline Japan: Foreigners and Frontier Controls in the Postwar Era, and: Immigration and Citizenship in Japan (review)

pp. 171-178

Soft Power in Japan-China Relations: State, Sub-state and Non-state Relations (review)

pp. 178-182

Conflict and Change: Foreign Ownership and the Japanese Firm (review)

pp. 182-186

Asia's Flying Geese: How Regionalization Shapes Japan (review)

pp. 186-190

Scripted Affects, Branded Selves: Television, Subjectivity, and Capitalism in 1990s Japan, and: Television, Japan, and Globalization (review)

pp. 190-195

Japan Transformed: Political Change and Economic Restructuring (review)

pp. 195-199

The Rise and Fall of Japan's LDP: Political Party Organizations as Historical Institutions. (review)

pp. 199-204

Koizumi and Japanese Politics: Reform Strategies and Leadership Style (review)

pp. 204-208

The New Paradox for Japanese Women: Greater Choice, Greater Inequality (review)

pp. 208-212

The Supreme Court and Benign Elite Democracy in Japan (review)

pp. 212-217

The Strong and the Weak in Japanese Literature: Discrimination, Egalitarianism, Nationalism (review)

pp. 217-221

Reforming Japan: The Woman's Christian Temperance Union in the Meiji Period (review)

pp. 221-224

Becoming Modern Women: Love and Female Identity in Prewar Japanese Literature and Culture (review)

pp. 225-229

Manufacturing Modern Japanese Literature: Publishing, Prizes, and the Ascription of Literary Value (review)

pp. 229-232

The Linguistic Turn in Contemporary Japanese Literary Studies: Politics, Language, Textuality (review)

pp. 233-237

Robot Ghosts and Wired Dreams: Japanese Science Fiction from Origins to Anime (review)

pp. 237-242

The Empty Museum: Western Cultures and the Artistic Field in Modern Japan (review)

pp. 242-245

Parkscapes: Green Spaces in Modern Japan (review)

pp. 245-248

Troubled Natures: Waste, Environment, Japan (review)

pp. 249-251

Toxic Archipelago: A History of Industrial Disease in Japan (review)

pp. 251-254

A Landscape History of Japan (review)

pp. 255-258

Economic Thought in Early Modern Japan (review)

pp. 258-261

Publications of Note

p. 262

Notes on Contributors

pp. i-v

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