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Title LinkModern girls on the go : gender, mobility, and labor in Japan / edited by Alisa Freedman, Laura Miller, and Christine R. Yano.
Distribution Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2013.
Description xiv, 280 pages :  illustrations ;  24 cm.
Type of Material Book
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [227]-251) and index.
Contents Contents: You go, girl! : 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 dancehall 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.
Subject LinkWomen -- Employment -- Japan -- History -- 20th century.
LinkWomen -- Employment -- Japan -- History -- 21st century.
LinkSocial mobility -- Japan -- History -- 20th century.
LinkSocial mobility -- Japan -- History -- 21st century.
LinkSex role -- Japan -- History -- 20th century.
LinkSex role -- Japan -- History -- 21st century.
LinkJapan -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
LinkJapan -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Add.Author LinkFreedman, Alisa, editor of compilation.
LinkMiller, Laura, 1953- editor of compilation.
LinkYano, Christine Reiko, editor of compilation.

System Number 000666897
ISBN Link9780804781138 (cloth : alk. paper)
Link0804781133 (cloth : alk. paper)
Link9780804781145 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Link0804781141 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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