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Title Modern girls on the go [electronic resource] : gender, mobility, and labor in Japan / edited by Alisa Freedman, Laura Miller, and Christine R. Yano.

Imprint Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, c2013.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xiv, 280 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : modern girls in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries : cultural meanings of gender, mobility, and labor -- Moving up and out : the "shop girl" in interwar Japan / Elise K. Tipton -- Elevator girls moving in and out of the box / Laura Miller -- Sweat, perfume, and tobacco : the ambivalent labor of the dance hall girl / Vera Mackie -- "Flying geisha" : Japanese stewardesses with Pan American World Airways / Christine R. Yano -- Bus guides tour national landscapes, pop culture, and youth fantasies / Alisa Freedman -- The modern girl as militarist : female soldiers in and beyond Japan's self-defense forces / Sabine Frühstück -- The promises and possibilities of the pitch : 1990s Ladies League soccer players as fin de siècle modern girls / Elise Edwards -- Miss Japan on the global stage : the journey of Ito Kinuko / Jan Bardsley -- Traveling to learn, learning to lead : Japanese women as American college students, 1900-1941 / Sally A. Hastings -- A personal journey across the Pacific / Yoko McClain.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Women -- Employment -- Japan -- History -- 20th century.
Women -- Employment -- Japan -- History -- 21st century.
Social mobility -- Japan -- History -- 20th century.
Social mobility -- Japan -- History -- 21st century.
Sex role -- Japan -- History -- 20th century.
Sex role -- Japan -- History -- 21st century.
Japan -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Japan -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Freedman, Alisa.
Miller, Laura, 1953-
Yano, Christine Reiko.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780804781138 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780804781145 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780804785549 (e-book)

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