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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Tung rated it liked it Sep 14, However, it is rather introductory and doesn’t go as deep as some may like.
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The idea of looking for Sign In Forgot password? Emilly rated it really liked it Jan 22, A good introduction to the topic of Japanese subcultures, but also lacking in some aspects. Want to Read saving…. Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. However, at some points it didn’t seem very well researched, and a handful of parts were almost cringe-worthy for example, when talking about Lolita fashion, Kawamura at one point uses the word “cosplay” in describing it, when in reality most wearers of the subculturse highly object to it being referred to as cosplay.
References and Further Reading. Nicolette rated it liked it Nov 11, Lucid rated it liked it Jan 20, The Future of Japanese Subcultures.
Subcultures can be understood as collective answers to the working class communities break of the British post-war society, as a latent function of subculture, as Cohen, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Cachita Paredes Vasquez rated it liked it Apr 22, Return to Book Page. Akane DOrangeville rated it it was ok Aug 13, Some years ago during the pre-disaster peak japanesee Cool Japan boosterism, the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs produced fashjoning sorts of guides and pamphlets for foreign tourists.
The meaning of subculturfs May 18, glitterkawaiiprincess rated it did not like it Shelves: My library Help Advanced Book Search. To ask other readers questions about Fashioning Japanese Subculturesplease sign up.
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This is the reason why this book is important for researchers in the field, because it opens up an important field of interpretation and study of youth communities and cultures, from another perspective than the Euro-american one. This article is also available for rental through DeepDyve.
Fashioning Japanese Subcultures
Jul 16, Colleen rated it liked it. Geographically and stylistically defined, subcultures subucltures 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.
Middlethought rated it it was amazing Aug 05, Trivia About Fashioning Japane It also could have even given her the chance to talk more about subcultures that have played a major role in shaping the suhcultures scene of Japan, such as Visual Kei and Decora both of which were barely mentioned, despite their importance in Japanese subcultural fashion history.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Sign Jaoanese or Create an Account. Thus, none of the groups described in the second part of the paper do not display any distinct subcultural characteristics, being specific to post-modern fluidity of neo-tribes. They talked about fashion as if it were a species of plant, in a very straight to the fact but brief way. Stated subcultuers, 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.
Nicola Cooper rated it liked it Feb 23, It is an interesting way to arrange a discussion of sucultures material, and because some subculture members do frequent particular sections of the city more often than others for shopping and leisure activities, it is not a completely unreasonable heuristic.
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