U.S.–Japan Women’s Journal, no. 50 (2016)

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

The U.S.-Japan Women’s Journal number 50 features the following scholarly works including:

  • Cold War Manifest Domesticity: The “Kitchen Debate” and Single American Occupationnaire Women in the U.S. Occupation of Japan, 1945-1952
    by Michiko Takeuchi
  • How to Be a Domestic Goddess: Female Film Stars and the Housewife Role in Postwar Japan
    by Jennifer Coates
  • A Friend in Need: Esther B. Rhoads, Quakers, and Humanitarian Relief in Allied Occupied Japan, 1946–52
    by Marlene J. Mayo
  • For the Purity of the Nation: Ogawa Masako and the  Gendered Ethics of Spring on the Small Island (Kojima no haru)
    by Kathryn M. Tanaka
  • Tenkin, New Marital Relationships, and Women’s Challenges in Employment and Family
    by Noriko Fujita

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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