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Gender and Modernity

Perspectives from Asia and the Pacific
by HAYAMI Yoko, TANABE Akio, TOKITA-TANABE Yumiko
Kyoto Area Studies on Asia
Drawing on a wealth of ethnographic fieldwork, this anthology examines the complexities of identity formation and self-positioning in post-colonial contexts, ranging from the impact of Christian missionaries on the women of Aboriginal Australia to the re-masculinization of post-colonial subjects in Eastern India, from the negotiation of gendered spaces in Indonesia...

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Drawing on a wealth of ethnographic fieldwork, this anthology examines the complexities of identity formation and self-positioning in post-colonial contexts, ranging from the impact of Christian missionaries on the women of Aboriginal Australia to the re-masculinization of post-colonial subjects in Eastern India, from the negotiation of gendered spaces in Indonesia and Thailand to the ways in which Japanese popular culture "plays" with gender identities.

About Authors

HAYAMI Yoko

HAYAMI Yoko is Professor at and Director of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University. Her research interests include care and aging in Southeast Asia and ethnic minorities and religion in Thailand and Burma. She completed a doctoral program at Brown University, Rhode Island, obtaining a PhD in Anthropology.

TANABE Akio

TANABE Akio is a Japanese cultural anthropologist who is Professor at the Department of Cultural Anthropology, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and Director (2017–) of the Center for South Asian Studies at the University of Tokyo. He specializes in the historical anthropology of South Asia, especially India, with an emphasis on caste and religion, democratization and social change and South Asian paths of development. As series editor, he launched the multidisciplinary series New Horizons in South Asian Studies published by Routledge, London, and was co-editor of the first volume titled Democratic Transformation and the Vernacular Public Arena in India (2014) and the fourth volume titled Human and International Security in India (2015).

TOKITA-TANABE Yumiko

TOKITA-TANABE Yumiko is Visiting Researcher at the National Museum of Ethnology. Her research fields include educational sociology, cultural anthropology and folklore, and she has conducted fieldwork in India. She completed her PhD at the University of Tokyo and went on to work as Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Human Sciences, Osaka University. She served as Specially Appointed Associate Professor and Visiting Researcher at Osaka University before taking up her current position.

Table of contents


Acknowledgments

Introduction: Gender and Modernity in Asia and the Pacific
  Akio Tanabe and Yumiko Tokita
1. Legacies of the Mission: Christian ideals and gender
  Sachiko Kubota
2. Becoming a 'Female Citizen' in Colonial Kerala
  Toshie Awaya
3. Power, Culture and Masculinity in (Post-)Colonial Orissa, India
  Akio Tanabe
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Acknowledgments

Introduction: Gender and Modernity in Asia and the Pacific
  Akio Tanabe and Yumiko Tokita
1. Legacies of the Mission: Christian ideals and gender
  Sachiko Kubota
2. Becoming a 'Female Citizen' in Colonial Kerala
  Toshie Awaya
3. Power, Culture and Masculinity in (Post-)Colonial Orissa, India
  Akio Tanabe
4. Uncovering the 'domestic': gender, modernity, and the division of reproductive labor in Bali
  Ayami Nakatani
5. 'Source' and 'Home': Gender and Contemporary Lifeworlds in Central Flores, Southeast Indonesia
  Eriko Aoki
6. Reorganizing and Traversing Space: Women in the Peripheries of Thailand
  Yoko Hayami
7. Aesthetics of the Female Self: Modernity and Cultural Agency of Urban Middle-class Women in Orissa
  Yumiko Tokita-Tanabe
8. Constructing Male Aesthetics in Rock and Makeup: Gender Strategies by Musicians and Fans of Visual Rock in Japan
  Takako Inoue
9. (De-)Sexualizing Gender Relationships: Sexual Harassment as Modern and as a Critique of Modernity
  Ichiro Numazaki
Epilogue: From Modernity and Beyond
  Yoko Hayami

  Notes
  Bibliography
  Index

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