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Recentering globalization popular culture and Japanese transnationalism

Author: Kōichi Iwabuchi
Publisher: Durham [u, a.] Duke Univ. Press 2007
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3. printView all editions and formats

Globalization is usually thought of as the worldwide spread of Western - particularly American - popular culture. Yet if one nation stands out in the dissemination of pop culture in East and  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kōichi Iwabuchi
ISBN: 0822328917 9780822328919
OCLC Number: 614688950
Description: VIII, 275 Seiten
Contents: Acknowledgments viiNote on Japanese Names ixIntroduction: The 1990s-Japan returns to Asia in the age of globalization 11. Taking "Japanization" seriously: Cultural globalization reconsidered 232. Trans/nationalism: The discourse on Japan in the global cultural flow 513. Localizing "Japan" in the booming Asian markets 854. Becoming culturally proximate: Japanese TV dramas in Taiwan 1215. Popular Asianism in Japan: Nostalgia for (different) Asian modernity 1586. Japan's Asian dreamworld 199Notes 211References 233Index 261
Responsibility: Koichi Iwabuchi


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"A very rich and subtle study. I predict that Iwabuchi's book will quickly become a central reference in debates over the global organization of popular culture"-Ulf Hannerz, author of Transnational Read more...

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