Japan in Singapore
Cultural Occurrences and Cultural Flows
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Japan in Singapore by Eyal Ben-Ari
Book DescriptionThe Japanese impact on Southeast Asia has been profound, not only in terms of economic presence, but equally in terms of an increasingly visible cultural presence. Food, fashion, TV, film, religion, sport, popular music, ideas about management and social relationships and even local literatures have been profoundly impacted by the flows of cultural influences from Japan. This volume examines these flows and their consequences in Singapore, a Southeast Asian society in which the Japanese presence is so visible as to make it a regional paradigm for a study of cultural influence in the region.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780700712458
(216mm x 140mm x 24mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 22-Jun-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Eyal Ben-Ari
Body Projects in Japanese Childcare, Paperback (June 2016)
Examines the place of body practices and the management of emotions in Japanese preschools. Early childhood socialization is explored as a set of 'body projects': a series of practices undertaken (over time) to design the body according to prevailing cultural definitions and images.
Popular Culture and the State in East and Southeast Asia, Paperback (January 2014)
This volume examines the relations between popular culture production and export and the state in East and Southeast Asia including the urban centres and middle-classes of Taiwan, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, China, Thailand, and the Philippines.
Unwrapping Japan, Paperback (June 2013)» View all books by Eyal Ben-Ari
Recent years have seen a growth in the literature published about Japan. Yet it seems that the more that is written about Japan and Japanism, the more mysterious it becomes. This book explores areas such as advertising and tourism, and depicts how the study of Japanese society contributes to anthropological theory and understanding.
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