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ill-Beyond Common Sense: sexuality and gender in contemporary Japan

Wim Lunsing

ill-Beyond Common Sense: sexuality and gender in contemporary Japan

by Wim Lunsing

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"Gramsci’s Common Sense: Inequality and Its Narratives, through its analysis of class, subalternity and intellectuals, extensively engages with the Prison Notebooks, offering new ways to describe the different practices that structural inequality can assume through race, gender, sexual orientation and religion in our globalised-capitalist. Maid cafés are establishments where waitresses wear costumes and talk to customers. Inspired by dating simulation games, maid cafés first appeared in the late s in Akihabara, Japan, an area.

Winner of the FWSA Book Prize The body is a site of impassioned, fraught and complex debate in the West today. In one political moment, left-wingers, academics and feminists have defended powerful men accused of sex crimes, positioned topless pictures in the tabloids as empowering, and opposed them for sexualizing breasts and undermining their natural function.   Sixty-five years ago today, one of the most revolutionary books in American history was published. True, Dr. Benjamin Spock’s Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care probably didn’t look like much when it first came out in — just in time for the baby boom. But with his conversational tone and his concise, practical tips on everything from toilet-training to calming a colicky baby.

  This study aims to shed light on the debate about the futures of gender, by taking into account its significance in the current development of Artificial Intelligence (AI), cyborg technologies and robotics. Its reflections are sustained by empirical data obtained between November and January , when the author engaged in a study related to Gender and Artificial Intelligence at the. ‘The Logic of Place’ and Common Sense. Nakamura Yūjirō & John W. M. Krummel - - Social Imaginaries 1 (1) details The essay is a written version of a talk Nakamura Yūjirō gave at the College international de philosophie in Paris in


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Ill-Beyond Common Sense: sexuality and gender in contemporary Japan by Wim Lunsing Download PDF EPUB FB2

Beyond Common Sense: Sexuality And Gender In Contemporary Japan [Lunsing] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Beyond Common Sense: Sexuality And Gender In Contemporary Japan.

"Beyond Common Sense" is a study of life-styles in Japan that have hitherto remained largely unreported. In a society in which everyone is expected to marry, how do those who choose not to, or live at odds with the mainstream cope.

After examining the social, cultural, and political aspects of marriage in Japanese society, Wim Lunsing investigates the different ways in which gays and lesbians. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Book created from author's doctoral thesis. Description: pages ; 24 cm.

Contents: 1. Introduction Methods and Ethics Discourses and Politics of Marriage Trying to Fit: Homosexuality and Feminism in Marriage Private: Alternative Lifestyles Dealing with Society: Practical Problems, Passing and Coming Out. Get this from a library.

Beyond common sense: sexuality and gender in contemporary Japan. [Wim Lunsing]. 1st Edition Published on Decem by Routledge First published in Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. Beyond common sense: sexuality and ill-Beyond Common Sense: sexuality and gender in contemporary Japan book in contemporary Japan.

Saved in: Level C: Classmark: D / Long Loan. On loan – Due: Request. Full title: Beyond common sense: sexuality and gender in contemporary Japan / Wim Lunsing.

Main author: Lunsing, Wim. Format: Book The Routledge companion to gender and Japanese. Book Details Book Quality: Publisher Quality ISBN Related ISBNs:, Publisher: Taylor and Francis Date of Addition: 05/22/ Sexual liberation for Tomoko and Tanaka didn't mean "free sex" (furii sekkusu), but instead focused on a liberation of women's sexuality.

In addition, the sense of autonomy over their own bodies meant that ũman ribu activist opposed efforts to restrict abortion and which emphasized creating a society where women "want to give birth".

For instance, John Treat, Great Mirrors Shattered: Homosexuality, Orientalism and Japan, Oxford: Oxford University Press, ; Stephen Miller, Partings at Dawn: An Anthology of Japanese Gay Literature, San Fransisco: Gay Sunshine Press, ; Wim Lunsing, Beyond Common Sense: Negotiating Constructions of Sexuality and Gender in Contemporary.

ideas about gender – and these ideas are so commonplace that we take it for granted that they are true, accepting common adage as scientific fact. As scholars and researchers, though, it is our job to look beyond what appears to be common sense to find not simply what truth might be behind it, but how it came to be common sense.

Kate Millett, whose Sexual Politics () is the first major feminist book to embrace the distinction between the words sex and gender, marks perhaps. Katie’s right. Common sense is important to talk about. Common sense is what the majority of people rely on when they evaluate risks, dangers, and.

MALE COLORS: THE CONSTRUCTION OF HOMOSEXUALITY IN TOKUGAWA JAPAN (–). Leupp, Gary P. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, Reviewed by Karen Nakamura. BEYOND COMMON SENSE: SEXUALITY AND GENDER IN CONTEMPORARY JAPAN. Lunsing, Wim. London; New York: Kegan Paul, Reviewed by Karen Nakamura.

The Sexual Paradox: Men, Women and the Real Gender Gap takes a hard look at how fundamental sex differences play out in the workplace. By comparing fragile boys who later succeed, with high achieving women who opt out, Susan Pinker turns several assumptions upside down: that the sexes are biologically equivalent, that smarts are all it takes to succeed and that men and women have identical.

After English and Chinese, Japanese is the most widely represented language on the internet and yet few studies have been made of how communities in Japan engage with this new technology.

This article looks at the internet both as a virtual space in which Japanese and foreign gay men can meet as well as a means for making offline assignations. Sex, Gender, and Sexual Orientation: Three Different Parts of You. Applying for a credit card or filling out a job application requires your name, address, and birth-date.

Additionally, applications usually ask for your sex or gender. It’s common for us to use the terms “sex” and “gender” interchangeably.

Introduction. This paper explores the issues raised by “coming out” in a university classroom in Japan. A review of the historical background focuses on expressions of male-male sexuality such as nanshoku (male eroticism)which still receive attention as elements in the historical narrative of Japanese sexualities.

The next section reviews schooling and sexuality issues as a. exploration of sexual offences in Antiquity, medical practice in the Middle Ages, and the regulation of bodily harm on the present-day sports field, this book. demonstrates that, in contrast to its common sense story of autonomy, consent.

more often operates as an act of submission than as a form of personal freedom. or agency. Abstract. Male idol groups form one of the most successful contemporary Japanese popular music genres aimed at a female audience. Previous writing on the subject (Aoyagi ; Darling-Wolf ; ) suggests that their image and performance, which pervade many types of mainstream media, promote obedience to hegemonic social norms such as a male-dominated hierarchical system and the.

Reviews "A remarkably original contribution to the anthropology of reproduction, Marketing the Menacing Fetus in Japan provides broad and deep insights into the culture of sexuality and gender in Japan.

Framing the issues historically, as well as anthropologically, Hardacre artfully blends a wide variety of sources, from the demographic to participant observation, from surveys to rich life. Some of the work indexed here, most also mentioned in the introductory chapter to the McLelland & Dasgupta volume, includes: James E.

Roberson & Nobue Suzuki (eds), Men and Masculinities in Contemporary Japan: Beyond the Salaryman Doxa, London and New York: RoutledgeCurzon, ; Wim Lunsing, Beyond Common Sense: Sexuality and Gender in.The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care is a book by American pediatrician Benjamin Spock and one of the best-selling books of the twentieth century, sellingcopies in the six months after its initial publication in and 50 million by the time of Spock's death in As ofthe book had been translated into 39 languages.

Spock and his manual helped revolutionize child.Gender and Development ''This is a brave and important book. Beautifully written, cogently argued and with vivid up-to-date examples, it shows how a neoliberal and neoconservative politics is rewriting our common sense about bodies.

A must-read for students and scholars of gender.