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The Japanese New Woman

Images of Gender and Modernity

by Dina Lowy

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Rutgers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social history,
  • Women"s studies,
  • 20th century,
  • History,
  • Gender Studies,
  • History: World,
  • Feminism & Feminist Theory,
  • Asia - Japan,
  • Feminism,
  • Japan,
  • Women

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    Number of Pages175
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9698474M
    ISBN 100813540453
    ISBN 109780813540450


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With the popularity of Japanese pop culture outside of Japan has made the aforementioned outdated, the author in several ways dispels western stereotypes and ignorance and presents an elaborate sociological history behind a modern and native Japanese woman.

The Japanese woman is a sociological exposition on the lives of Japanese women starting /5(4). In The Japanese “New Woman,” Dina Lowy focuses on this new female image as it was revealed, discussed, and debated in popular newspapers and magazines in the s, as well as on the lives of a specific group of women—members of the feminist literary organization known as the Seitosha.

These women drew on a variety of sources, including Cited by: The New Japanese Woman is rich in descriptive detail and full of fascinating vignettes from Japan’s interwar media and consumer industries—department stores, film, radio, popular music and the publishing industry.

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In her popular novel, Convenience Store Woman, Japanese author Sayaka Murata tells the story of Keiko Furukura, a worker at an unnamed convenience store. The politics of gender in early twentieth century Japan are examined and explored in Dina Lowy's book, The Japanese 'New Woman': Images of Gender and Lowy explicates, the role of the New Woman, which was part of a larger international movement, had a profound influence over Japanese women at the time, who felt restricted by the limited gender roles set forth for them.

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