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Sadly, some of the points she makes in the book are misleading or inaccurate.
Remember me on this computer. Subcultures can ssubcultures understood as collective answers to the working class communities break of the British post-war society, as a latent function of subculture, as Cohen, Related articles in Google Scholar. However, it is rather introductory and doesn’t go as deep as some may like. Kyla rated it it was ok May 27, Sign In or Create an Account.
To ask other readers questions about Fashioning Japanese Subculturesplease sign up. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. This is the reason why this book is important for researchers in the field, because it fashikning up an important field of interpretation and study of youth communities and cultures, from another perspective than the Euro-american one. Jul 05, Rebecca rated it really liked it Shelves: Western fashion has been widely appreciated and consumed in Tokyo for decades, but since the mids Japanese youth have been fzshioning a crucial role in forming their own unique fashion communities and producing creative styles which have had a major impact on fashion globally.
Lists with This Book. Thus, none of the groups described in the second part of the paper do not display ajpanese distinct subcultural characteristics, being specific to post-modern fluidity of neo-tribes.
Fashioning Japanese Subcultures
Jigen rated it liked it Jun 21, Geographically and stylistically defined, subcultures such as Lolita in Harajuku, Gyaru and Gyaru-o in Shibuya, Age-jo in Shinjuku, and Mori Girl in Kouenji, reflect the affiliation and identities of their members, and have often blurred the boundary between professionals and amateurs for models, photographers, merchandisers and designers.
A good introduction to the topic of Japanese subcultures, but also lacking in some aspects. Selected pages Title Page. Open Preview See a Problem? If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in. Jul 16, Colleen rated it liked it. Jennifer Sweetapple rated it really liked it Oct 17, The meaning of stye Based on insightful ethnographic fieldwork in Tokyo, Fashioning Japanese Subcultures is the first theoretical and analytical study on Japan’s contemporary youth subcultures and their stylistic expressions.
Fashioning Japanese Subcultures by Yuniya Kawamura
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Stated otherwise, we cannot apply the western conceptual framework for groups of youngsters in other areas than the West, taking into account the different socio-economic background of these societies.
Sylwia Romecka-Dymek rated it it was amazing Sep 05, Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. Don’t already have an Oxford Academic account? Help Center Find new research papers in: Skip to main content. Click here to sign up. In the first part of the book, what is surprising is the theoretical component which draws on the neo-structuralist approach japanfse the Birmingham School. No trivia or quizzes yet.
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Sign in via your Institution Sign in. CCCS is profoundly critiqued nowadays by more recent approaches, such as that of neo-tribalism Mafesolli,Bennett or of liquid modernity Baumann,which the fashioninf ignores.
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However, at some points it didn’t seem very well researched, and a handful of parts were almost cringe-worthy fashionin example, when talking about Lolita fashion, Kawamura at o A good introduction to the topic of Japanese subcultures, but also lacking in some aspects.
Want to Read saving…. I thought I’d really enjoy this book, the cover looked really cool, but it didn’t seem thoroughly researched.
Ana rated it liked it Nov 02, It is an interesting way to arrange a discussion of diverse material, and because some subculture members do frequent japaneze sections of the city more often than others for shopping and leisure activities, it is not a completely unreasonable heuristic.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Published August 15th by Berg Publishers first published January 1st Citing articles via Google Scholar. Don’t have an account? Apr 03, M Jay D M rated it did not like it. What is surprising to a reader or researcher in the field of youth cultures or subcultures is the courage which the author has to use such an approach in post-modern times.