Fashioning Japanese Subcultures [Yuniya Kawamura] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Western fashion has been widely appreciated and. Some years ago during the pre-disaster peak of Cool Japan boosterism, the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs produced all sorts of guides. Fashioning Japanese Subcultures has 36 ratings and 6 reviews. M Jay D M said: Kawamura’s book was very disappointing; despite the promise of new fieldwor.

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Cachita Paredes Vasquez rated it liked it Apr 22, It appears that Kawamura took this map to heart and used the concept to organize her survey of Tokyo fashion subcultures. BergAug 7, – Design – pages. Thus, none of the groups described in the second part of the paper do not display any distinct subcultural characteristics, being subculltures to post-modern fluidity of neo-tribes. 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 fasgioning in post-modern times.


Jul 16, Colleen rated it liked it. Just subcultuees moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Nice connections to various youth issues and problems to learn more about Japanese culture at large. They talked about fashion as if it were a species of plant, in a very straight to the fact but brief way.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Western fashion has been widely appreciated and consumed in Tokyo for decades, but since the mids Japanese youth have been playing a crucial role in forming their own unique fashion communities and producing creative styles which have had a major impact fashioninng fashion globally.

Fashioning Japanese Subcultures

Books by Yuniya Kawamura. Account Options Sign in. Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. Based on insightful ethnographic fieldwork in Tokyo, is the first theoretical and analytical study on Japan’s contemporary youth subcultures and their stylistic expressions.

Selected pages Title Page. Continuing the work of Hilary Pilkington, this book seeks to be original both through the way in which it defines its japanesr framework Part I and IIand through the underdeveloped research field which it targets Part II: I thought I’d really enjoy this book, the cover looked really cool, but it didn’t seem thoroughly researched.

Seiji sanka to minshu seiji Political Participation and Democratic Politics. To ask other readers questions about Fashioning Japanese Subculturesplease sign up. Trivia About Fashioning Japane Anna rated it it was amazing Aug 15, But the following chapters, and in particular subculturess which target and describe cultural practices of certain groups Chapters 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 reveal that this jxpanese is not in good fit with the realities studied by Kawamura.


Fashioning Japanese Subcultures by Yuniya Kawamura

None of the groups exhibit elements of class belonging or class subordination, a distinctive element for the neo-marxist interpretation of Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies. Subcjltures the standpoint of a rebellion against the dominant class, my intuition is that these are an integral part of it, as instead of being opposed to it.

Iona rated it liked it Jul 20, References and Further Reading.

Don’t already have an Oxford Academic account? Unfortunately, this hypothesis is not brought to the surface more throughout the work, and the argument which proves the existence of a clear correlation between these two variables is missing, as the large number of youth cultures can also be traced to a deeper globalization of Japan, a tendency to move closer to the Japxnese World and an increase in media and socialization networks, or many other elements.

LPenting rated fashikning it was ok Oct 28, A good introduction to the topic of Japanese subcultures, but also lacking in some aspects.