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SEMINAR READINGS

READINGS:

* = In my office and available to copy / scan

** = Scanned PDF available


I. Democracy and Social Movements:


**Andrew BARSHAY, “Democracy in Postwar Japan: Reflections on Maruyama Masao and Modernism” Journal of Japanese Studies, Vol. 18, No. 2 (Summer 1992), pp. 365-406.

Environmental Activism in East Asia:


Yasuhito Abe, “Safecast or the Production of Collective Intelligence on Radiation Risks after 3.11” The Asia-Pacific Journal – Japan Focus (TK) (http://apjjf.org/-Yasuhito-_Abe_/4077/arti
cle.html)

Aihara Hiroko, “Follow Up on Thryoid Cancer! Patient Group Voices Opposition to Scaling Down the Fukushima Prefectural Health Survey” The Asia-Pacific Journal – Japan Focus (TK) (http://apjjf.org/2017/02/Aihara.html)


**Simon Avenell “Transnational Environmental Activism and Japan’s Second Modernity” The Asia-Pacific Journal – Japan Focus, Vol. 15, Issue 14, No. 2 (July 15, 2017): 1-18.


*Jeffrey BROADBENT, Environmental Politics in Japan: Networks of Power and Protest (Cambridge University Press, 1998)

** Chapter 1: “Growth versus the environment in Japan”


Kyle Cleveland, “Mobilizing Nuclear Bias: The Fukushima Nuclear Crisis and the Politics of Uncertainty” The Asia-Pacific Journal – Japan Focus (TK) (http://apjjf.org/-Kyle-Cleveland/4116)


**Simon Jenks “The Minamata Disaster and the True Costs of Japanese Modernization” in The Perils of Progress (TK)p. 13-42


**Paul Jobin, Hsin-hsing Chen, Yi-ping Lin, “Translating Toxic Exposure: Taiwan RCA” Toxic News, February 1, 2018


Yi-ping Lin, “Reconstructing Genba: RCA Groundwater Pollution, Research and Lawsuit in Taiwan, 1970-2014” Positions (TK)


David McNeill, “Japanese Government Squelching Efforts to Measure Fukushima Meltdown” The Asia-Pacific Journal – Japan Focus (TK) (http://apjjf.org/-David-McNeill/4094)


Nakasatomi Hiroshi, “After Nuclear Disaster: The decision-making of Fukushima University authorities, the threat to democratic governance and countermovement actions” The Asia-Pacific Journal – Japan Focus (TK) (http://apjjf.org/-Nakasatomi-Hiroshi/413
6)


Get:


New Worlds from Below: Informal life politics and grassroots action in twenty-first-century Northeast Asia. Ed. Tessa Morris-Suzuki and Eun Jeong Soh (Canberra: ANU Press, 2017)


Environment and Industry in Japan:


Dr. Gus Au-Sitta in conversation with Andre Vltcheck, “The Ecology of War in the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific” The Asia-Pacific Journal – Japan Focus (TK) (http://apjjf.org/2017/11/Vltcheck.html)


Aoki Hidekazu and Kawamiya Nobuo, “Endgame for Japan’s Construction State – The Linear (Maglev) Shinkansen and Abenomics” The Asia-Pacific Journal – Japan Focus (TK (http://apjjf.org/2017/12/Aoki.html)


Adam Broinowski, “Fukushima: Life and the Transnationality of Radioactive Contamination” The Asia-Pacific Journal – Japan Focus (TK) (http://apjjf.org/-Adam-Broinowski/4009)


Paul Jobin, “The Roadmap for Fukushima Daiichi and the Sacrifice of Japan’s Clean-up Workers” The Asia-Pacific Journal – Japan Focus (TK)


Anders Pape Møller and Timothy A. Mousseau, “Uncomfortable Questions in the Wake of Nuclear Accidents at Fukushima and Chernobyl” The Asia-Pacific Journal – Japan Focus (TK)


Eiichiro Ochiai, “The Human Consequences of the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant Accidents” The Asia-Pacific Journal – Japan Focus (TK) (http://apjjf.org/-Eiichiro-Ochiai/438)


William Steele, “Constructing the Construction State: Cement and Postwar Japan” The Asia-Pacific Journal – Japan Focus (TK) (http://apjjf.org/2017/11/Steele.html)


*Brett Walker, Toxic Archipelago: A History of Industrial Disease in Japan (University of Washington Press, 2010)

** Chapter 6: “Hell at the Hôjô Colliery” p. 176-210.


Environment and Inequality:


**Patrick Manning, “Inequality: Historical and Disciplinary Approaches” American Historical Review, Vol. 122, No. 1 (February 2017) p. 1-22.



Literature and the Environment:


Arai Takako translated by Jeffrey Angles, “Disaster Poetry from Ôfunato” The Asia-Pacific Journal – Japan Focus (TK) (http://apjjf.org/2017/02/Arai.html)


Eiichiro Ochiai, “The Manga ‘Oishinbo’ Controversy: Radiation and Nose Bleeding in the Wake of 3.11” The Asia-Pacific Journal – Japan Focus (TK) (http://apjjf.org/-Eiichiro-Ochiai/4138/arti
cle.html)


Gender:


Definitions of Gender:


Gender and Activism:


**Jo FREEMAN, “The Women’s Movement” in . Ed. McArthy and Zald TK. pp. 22-31. (History - United States)


*Ronald P. LOFTUS, Changing Lives: The “Postwar” in Japanese Women’s Autobiographies and Memoirs. Asia Past and Present Series. (Association for Asian Studies, Inc., TK) (History – Japan)

** Chapter 3: “Resenting Injustice: Yoshitake Teruko – from Ampo to Women’s Lib” pp. 85-106.


**TANAKA Mitsu, “Benjo kara no kaihô” Ribu to feminizumu. Nihon no feminizumu, Vol. 1 (Iwanami Shoten, TK) pp. 55-72.


Nihon no feminizumu Series (岩波書店の「日本のフェミニズム」シリーズ)

*2: Feminizumu riron 「フェミニズム理論」

*9: Gurôbarizeeshon 「グローバリゼーション」



Gender and Economic Growth:


Kimiko KIMOTO and Kumiko HAGIWARA, “Feminization of Poverty in Japan: A Special Case?” in Poor Women in Rich Countries: The Feminization of Poverty Over the Life Course. Ed. G. S. Goldberg (Oxford University Press, 2009): 202-225.


**Chelsea Szendi SCHIEDER, “Womenomics vs. Women: Neoliberal Cooptation of Feminism in Japan” Meiji Journal of Political Science and Economics. Vol. 3 (2014). pp. 53-60.


Noriko TSUYA, Larry Bumpass, and Minja Kim Choe, “Gender, Employment, and Housework in Japan, South Korea, and the United States.” Review of Population and Social Policy. Vol. 9 (2000), 195-220.