U.S.–Japan Women's Journal, no. 49 (2016)

Distributed for Jōsai International Center for the Promotion of Art and Science, Jōsai University

The U.S.-Japan Women’s Journal number 49 features the following scholarly works:

  • Will Japan “Lean In” to Gender Equality?
    Liv Coleman, 3
  • From the Margins of Meiji Society: Space and Gender in Higuchi Ichiyō’s “Troubled Waters”
    Mayumi Manabe, 26
  • Topographies of Intimacy: Sex and Shibuya in Hasegawa Junko’s Prisoner of Solitude
    David Holloway, 51
  • Historical Allegories in Ogawa Yōko’s 2006 Mīna no kōshin
    Eve Zimmerman, 68

Find the full text of the issue at Project MUSE

About the Journal

The purpose of the U.S.-Japan Women’s Journal is to exchange scholarship on women and gender between the U.S., Japan and other countries, to enlarge the base of information available in Japan on the status of American women as well as women in other countries, to disseminate information on Japanese women to the U.S. and other countries, and to stimulate the comparative study of women’s issues.


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