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作者 Koikari, Mire
書名 Pedagogy of Democracy : Feminism and the Cold War in the U. S. Occupation of Japan
出版項 Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2008
國際標準書號 9781592137022 (electronic bk.)
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說明 1 online resource (241 pages)
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附註 Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Note on Japanese Names -- 1 Introduction: Recasting Women in the U.S. Occupation of Japan -- 2 Feminism, Nationalism, and Colonial Genealogies: Women's Enfranchisement and Constitutional Revision -- 3 Feminism, Domestic Containment, and Cold War Citizenry -- 4 Women, the Cold War, and the Question of Resistance -- 5 Making the Body Respectable: Cold War Containment and Regulation of Sexuality -- 6 Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Pedagogy of Democracy re-interprets the U.S. occupation of Japan from 1945 to 1952 as a problematic instance of Cold War feminist mobilization rather than a successful democratization of Japanese women as previously argued. By combining three fields of research-occupation, Cold War, and postcolonial feminist studies-and examining occupation records and other archival sources, Koikari argues that postwar gender reform was one of the Cold War containment strategies that undermined rather than promoted women's political and economic rights
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Koikari, Mire Pedagogy of Democracy : Feminism and the Cold War in the U. S. Occupation of Japan Philadelphia : Temple University Press,c2008 9781592137008
主題 Cold War.;Feminist theory.;Postcolonialism.;Women -- Violence against -- Japan -- History.;Women -- Japan -- Social conditions.;Japan -- Foreign relations -- United States.;Japan -- History -- Allied occupation, 1945-1952
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