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Adam Broinowski

Adam Broinowski is Post Doctoral Research Fellow in the School of Culture, History and Language in the College of Asia and the Pacific at the Australian National University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cultural Responses to Occupation in Japan : The Performing Body During and After the Cold War

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...In Sophocles’ version of Antigone in his Theban plays, Antigone’s brothers Polyneices and Enteocles struggled over rights to the throne of Thebes, which was granted to them by their father Oedipus who had been banished from the kingdom...

An Aesthetic Analysis of Ankoku Butoh

Adam Broinowski

Adam Broinowski is Post Doctoral Research Fellow in the School of Culture, History and Language in the College of Asia and the Pacific at the Australian National University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cultural Responses to Occupation in Japan : The Performing Body During and After the Cold War

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...In a period Ohno Yoshito described as the beginning of Hijikata’s ‘own dance’ beginning around 1972, Hijikata developed and recorded a set of études in choreographic notations known as the Butoh-fu (Butoh phrases). These helped butoh-ka...

Occupied Bodies in the Twenty-First Century: Continuing the Butoh Legacy

Adam Broinowski

Adam Broinowski is Post Doctoral Research Fellow in the School of Culture, History and Language in the College of Asia and the Pacific at the Australian National University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cultural Responses to Occupation in Japan : The Performing Body During and After the Cold War

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...After Hijikata’s death, butoh mushroomed in several transnational reconfigurations. Too many to engage here, most groups chose to freely aestheticize, decontextualize and instrumentalize butoh to their own ends. Kaitaisha delved further...

Conclusion: Sexual Slavery and the Crucible of Contemporary Japan

Caroline Norma

Caroline Norma is Lecturer in the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Japanese Comfort Women and Sexual Slavery during the China and Pacific Wars

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...Japan today is a frightening place. We’ve got these ex-military men who have the gall to stand for parliament handing out their business cards at polling booths, just full of themselves and riding high in their civilian lives (Japanese ‘Ms...

The Military Democratization of Prostitution

Caroline Norma

Caroline Norma is Lecturer in the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Japanese Comfort Women and Sexual Slavery during the China and Pacific Wars

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...Do you really think a woman enjoys going out into a warzone and having sweaty, beast-like men torment her body to its limits? All of us were poor and couldn’t get enough to eat; we needed the money. Don’t you think that’s why we gritted our...

Occupied Bodies: Aesthetic Responses in New Japan

Adam Broinowski

Adam Broinowski is Post Doctoral Research Fellow in the School of Culture, History and Language in the College of Asia and the Pacific at the Australian National University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cultural Responses to Occupation in Japan : The Performing Body During and After the Cold War

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...The defeat of Japan ensured that Japanese wartime atrocities were opened to a degree of opprobrium that Allied atrocities committed during the Second World War were not. This created a notable difference in post-war discourse. Japanese...

The Taisho Democratization of Prostitution

Caroline Norma

Caroline Norma is Lecturer in the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Japanese Comfort Women and Sexual Slavery during the China and Pacific Wars

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...Liberty for men is often construed in sexual terms and includes liberal access to women, including prostituted ones. So while, for men, liberty entails that women be prostituted, for women, prostitution entails loss of all that liberty...

An Outline of Japan’s Modern Nation-State Formation

Adam Broinowski

Adam Broinowski is Post Doctoral Research Fellow in the School of Culture, History and Language in the College of Asia and the Pacific at the Australian National University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cultural Responses to Occupation in Japan : The Performing Body During and After the Cold War

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...During the Second World War in the United States, much was made of the ‘brutal and idle samurai class’ of Japanese males who practiced a Shintō-based spiritualizing of swords (Dower 1986: 228).The transliteration of Japan’s first Emperor...

The Performing Body in a Bicephalous State: Ankoku Butoh in Context

Adam Broinowski

Adam Broinowski is Post Doctoral Research Fellow in the School of Culture, History and Language in the College of Asia and the Pacific at the Australian National University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cultural Responses to Occupation in Japan : The Performing Body During and After the Cold War

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...The 1950s saw a host of popular narratives that promote science and technology as the way not only to achieve ‘recovery’ (fukkō) but also to overcome the nation’s past weaknesses to grow even stronger. Despite this dominant focus, less...

Japanese Comfort Women and the Contemporary Justice Movement

Caroline Norma

Caroline Norma is Lecturer in the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Japanese Comfort Women and Sexual Slavery during the China and Pacific Wars

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...There are no exceptions. There are no exceptions for men, who are privileged, to invade. And there are no exceptions for women – which is to say: ‘Oh yes, you mustn’t do it to that woman. But do you see her over there? … Yeah, it’s okay. Do...