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Cultural migrants from Japan : youth, media, and migration in New York and London

Author: Yuiko Fujita
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, 2009
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Cultural Migrants from Japan examines how television, film, and the internet influences the mobility of young, middle-class Japanese youths who migrate to New York and London in order to 'make it' as  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yuiko Fujita
ISBN: 9780739128916 0739128914 9780739137109 0739137107
OCLC Number: 476127446
Notes: Introduction: Media, migration, and multi-sited ethnography. The "imagined West" in Japan. Encountering "race" and ethnic relations. Gendered Japaneseness : negotiating images of "submissive" and "easy" women. Local Japanese communities. Transnational media, mobility, and imagining "home". Conclusion: National identity and transnationalism. Appendix 1: Notes on methodology. Appendix 2: Profiles of respondents
Description: x, 205 s
Contents: Introduction: Media, migration, and multi-sited ethnography --
The "imagined West" in Japan --
Encountering "race" and ethnic relations --
Gendered Japaneseness : negotiating images of "submissive" and "easy" women --
Local Japanese communities --
Transnational media, mobility, and imagining "home". Conclusion: National identity and transnationalism --
Appendix 1: Notes on methodology --
Appendix 2: Profiles of respondents.
Responsibility: Yuiko Fujita

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