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Political Women in Japan

Susan J. Pharr

Political Women in Japan

The Search for a Place in Political Life

by Susan J. Pharr

  • 168 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Sociology,
  • ASIA,
  • Asia - Japan,
  • Feminism & Feminist Theory,
  • History / Asia

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages253
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7708737M
    ISBN 100520044533
    ISBN 109780520044531

    This year’s top political mavericks from around the globe. Japanese women struggle to have a voice in politics. The difficulties facing women seeking to break into Japan's male-dominated political world have been underlined by two recent incidents that.

    Japanese women obtained full political rights in , after Japan's defeat in World War II. In , women voted and ran for office for the first time. Women voted in very high numbers, and a comparatively large number of women obtained national political office, although few took positions in local level politics.   On , Sasakawa USA hosted a private roundtable discussion on the topic of “Women in Politics: Case of Japan and South Korea,” featuring presentations by Dr. Mari Miura, Professor of Political Science, Faculty of Law at Sophia University in Japan, and Dr. Ki-young Shin, Associate Professor for the Institute for Gender Studies at Ochanomizu University in Japan.

    The New Japanese Woman is rich in descriptive detail and full of fascinating vignettes from Japan’s interwar media and consumer industries—department stores, film, radio, popular music and the publishing industry. Sato pays particular attention to the enormously influential role of the women’s magazines, which proliferated during this : Barbara Sato. Klemperer-Markman, Ayala. “Pink Democracy: Dynamic Gender in Japan’s Women’s Politics” in Japan’s Multilayered Democracy, ed., Sigal Ben-Rafael Galanti (Lexington Books, ), pp. Koikari, Mire. “Feminism and the Cold War in the U.S. Occupation of Japan, – ".


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Political Women in Japan: The Search for a Place in Political Life Paperback – Janu by Susan J. Pharr (Author) › Visit Amazon's Susan J. Pharr Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search results for this author. Are you an author. Cited by: This book covers a range of themes including the role of the LDP and other major political parties in constructing the modern Japanese political system, the under-representation of women in Japanese politics, women’s experiences in party politics and the gendering of government cturer: Routledge.

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This book covers a range of themes including the role of the LDP and other major political parties in constructing the modern Japanese political system, the under-representation of women in Japanese politics, women's experiences in party politics and the gendering of 5/5.

This book covers a range of themes including the role of the LDP and other major political parties in constructing the modern Japanese political system, the under-representation of women in Japanese politics, women’s experiences in party politics and the gendering of government policies.

This book is about the role of women in Korean and Japanese politics over the past century. It is exceedingly rare to have a comparative analysis of politics in Japan and the Republic of Korea, which gives this book a special status. At the same time these are countries with remarkably low levels of political participation by women, so it is very important to have an analysis of the reasons Pages: This article examines the obstacles preventing women from entering national-level politics in Japan and reviews research by political scientists and sociologists who use methods associated with anthropology such as participant observation and interviews to investigate the rise of women’s political Author: Lynne Y.

Nakano. Instructor’s Introduction. Women in Japanese politics. 3 Brief introduction to the development of women’s political rights and access to formal politics in Japan: • Women’s suffrage had become an issue with the beginning of Japan’s modernization in.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages: illustrations ; 22 cm: Contents: Women's search for a place in political life --The background to contemporary struggle: gaining political rights in Japan --The outcome of gender-role socialization: women's evolving views of life and role --The effect of political socialization on political women --Becoming.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages: illustrations ; 22 cm: Contents: Women's search for a place in political life --The background to contemporary struggle: gaining political rights in Japan --The outcome of gender-role socialization: women's evolving views of life and role --The effect of political socialization on political women.

According to Sophia University professor Mari Miura, Japan’s poor standing in women’s participation in politics and the economy — th and th, respectively — drags down the nation’s.

Women in politics. The women in politics indicator includes data on: Women parliamentarians: the share of women in the national lower or single houses of parliament. Measured as a percentage of total parliamentarians. Women ministers: the share of women ministers, including deputy prime. Women and Politics in Contemporary Japan was published by Emma Dalton in The author is a lecturer in the Japanese Studies Research Institute of Kanda University of International Studies in Chiba, Japan.

The aim of this book is to argue that adopting gender quotas is the solution to the political under-representation of women in the Diet. Top 10 books about Japan playing out across politics and music, art and philosophy, family and work, dance and religion, literature, folklore and film.

Downer explores the power of women. It’s impossible for one man or woman to lead a populist revolt.” In his book on Japanese-style populism, political scientist Hideo Otake contrasted Tanaka’s populist ideology with. WOMEN IN POLITICAL LIFE An assessment of developments in national parliaments, political parties, governments and the Inter-Parliamentary Union, five years after the Fourth World Conference on Women Based on IPU’s world survey and analysed in August by Ms.

GenevièveFile Size: 1MB. While women in Japan were recognized as having equal legal rights to men after World War II, economic conditions for women remain unbalanced.

Modern policy initiatives to encourage motherhood and workplace participation have had mixed results. Women in Japan obtained the right to vote in While Japanese women's status has improved in the last decades, traditional expectations for married women and mothers Maternal mortality (per ,): 5 ().

Three days before South Korea elected a woman president, Japanese voters significantly reduced the number of women in parliament. As a result of Sunday’s vote, the new lower house will have 38 Author: Yoko Masuda.

Early modern Japan was a military-bureaucratic state governed by patriarchal and patrilineal principles and laws. During this time, however, women had considerable power to directly affect social structure, political practice, and economic production.

This apparent contradiction between official norms and experienced realities lies at the heart of The Problem of Women in Early Modern Japan. Japan’s women redefined their social status due to the absence of men, and society realized how important they were to Japan’s identity.

After the war, women continued to prove that they wouldn’t regress to old ways of gender discrimination and that they wanted to be trailblazers for future Japanese women. By focusing on women, this book has provided an important corrective to androcentric narratives of Japanese religions.

Rather than serving as marginal actors, Japanese women have taken leading roles. They are, to use the feminist Hiratsuka Raichō’s metaphor, radiant suns rather than moons reflecting the brilliance of others.Women Critiqued consists of a series of translated essays by Japanese writers, scholars, and literary critics discussing what it means to be a woman writer, and the ways in which women’s writing—which was itself constructed as a separate category in Japan—has been created, appropriated, and indeed is still in the process of being formed.In the field of Japanese studies, these books are sterling achievements, for Japanese women's history is an underdeveloped field when compared with many other economic, political, and intellectual histories or with United States, Western European, and even Chinese women's history.

The Western literature on Japanese women is limited but slowly.