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Identity and Resistance in Okinawa

by Matthew Allen

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian studies,
  • Ethnography,
  • International relations,
  • Public Policy - Social Policy,
  • History - General History,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Japan,
  • Asia - Japan,
  • Political Science / Social Policy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7924517M
    ISBN 100742517152
    ISBN 109780742517158

    As this identity of resistance has grown, however, the Japanese government has simultaneously worked to subvert it, pressuring Okinawans to support a continued U.S. presence. Inoue traces these developments as well, revealing the ways in which Tokyo has assisted the United States in implementing a system of governance that continues to expand through the full participation and cooperation of .   International Examiner: How does Islands of Protest differ from your previous book, Writing Okinawa: Narrative Acts of Identity and Resistance? Davinder Bhowmik: Writing Okinawa was a research monograph, but Islands of Protest is a series of translations by a number of different translators. They are selected pieces mostly from the postwar era.

    Davinder Bhowmik. Writing Okinawa: Narrative Acts of Identity and : Routledge, Access Contested: Security, Identity, and Resistance in Asian Cyberspace; Edited by Ronald Deibert, John Palfrey, Rafal Rohozinski, and Jonathan Zittrain ; Book; Published by: The MIT Press; Series: Information Revolution and Global Politics.

      Battle of Okinawa - Battle of Okinawa - Intensification and collapse of Japanese resistance: The elements of the 10th Army that had moved south toward the main population centres of Naha and Shuri encountered the fiercest kind of resistance. As on Iwo Jima, the Japanese fought with great tenacity and succeeded in making the Americans expend heavy casualties for small gains. Book Description: In , an Okinawan schoolgirl was brutally raped by several U.S. servicemen. The incident triggered a chain of protests by women's groups, teachers' associations, labor unions, reformist political parties, and various grassroots organizations across Okinawa prefecture.


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Writing Okinawa is the first comprehensive study in English of Okinawan fiction, from it’s emergence in the early twentieth-century through its most recent permutations.

It provides readings of major authors and texts set against a carefully researched presentation of the region’s political and social history; at the same time, it thoughtfully engages with current critical Cited by: 8.

Identity and Resistance in Okinawa. (Asian Voices.) x, pp. Lanham, Maryland and Oxford: Rowman and Littlefield. It is hard to believe that it will soon be a decade since the rape of a schoolgirl by US servicemen plunged Japan's peripheral prefecture, Okinawa, into. Synopsis The keystone of U.S.

security in East Asia, Okinawa is a troubled symbol of resistance and identity. In this perceptive ethnography, Matthew Allen draws on extensive fieldwork, interviews, and historical research to provide an original exploration of identity s: 3.

“Okinawa under Occupation, by Tanji and Broudy, represents a tour de force, a seminal book on media and political discourse in the context of Okinawa, caught in a maelstrom of global geopolitics and neoliberal economic policies.

The book offers new perspectives on power and resistance in Okinawa. This book requires a gut reaction, because reading it will tell you what you really think about democracy today. The small chain of islands south of Japan, once an independent kingdom, now subject to control by two of the largest economies on the planet, is "a model of democracy in action without peer in East Asia and few parallels globally."/5(4).

Amid the small boom of Okinaw a-related books that hav e recently ap- peared, Matthew Allen ’ s Identity and Resistance in Okinawa stands out as the best English-language study to date in Author: Gerald Figal.

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Narrative acts of identity and resistance. Writing Okinawa. DOI link for Writing Okinawa. Writing Okinawa book. Narrative acts of identity and resistance. By Davinder L. Bhowmik. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 18 August Pub. location London. Imprint Routledge. Amid the small boom of Okinawa-related books that have recently ap- peared, Matthew Allen’s Identity and Resistance in Okinawa stands out as the best English-language study to date in depicting the.

This book is a very readable narrative history of Okinawans in Japan, the first English-language book to cover that territory. Based on interviews, memoirs and other literature, oral histories, and survey responses, and engaging with important elements of the huge body of Japanese scholarship on Okinawa, this book offers a.

Writing Okinawa: Narrative Acts of Identity and Resistance by Davinder L. Bhowmik Routledge Press, • Ground-breaking collection of critical essays, focusing on the most important Okinawan authors, while providing a comprehensive framework for understanding.

The book investigates the role that ethnicity, nationality, and capital play in the lives of these base employees, and at the same time examines how Japanese and Okinawan identity/ies are formed and challenged. It offers a valuable resource for those interested in Japan and Okinawa, U.S.

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Japanese Studies. Vol - Issue 2. Published online: 15 May review article. Rethinking Resistance in Everyday Okinawa: Diaspora, Transformation and Minor Literature. Miyume Tanji. Asian Studies Review. Vol - Issue 1. Published online: 13 Mar BOOK REVIEWS Writing Okinawa: Narrative Acts of Identity and Resistance.

By Davinder L. Bhowmik. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, pages. Hardcover £/ $ Michael Molasky University of Minnesota, Twin Cities At last, we have a book-length study in English that explores the rich diversity of mod-ern Okinawan fiction.Get this from a library!

Writing Okinawa: narrative acts of identity and resistance. [Davinder L Bhowmik] -- Writing Okinawa is the first comprehensive study in English of Okinawan fiction, from it’s emergence in the early twentieth-century through its most recent permutations. It provides readings of major.