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Perils Of Hollywood Whitewashing?: A Review Of 'Ghost In The Shell' Movie, Kosuke Mizukoshi 2018 Tokyo Metropolitan University

Perils Of Hollywood Whitewashing?: A Review Of 'Ghost In The Shell' Movie, Kosuke Mizukoshi

Markets, Globalization & Development Review

'Ghost in the Shell' was first produced as a Japanese animated film in 1995. The movie and its sequels established a cult status due to the philosophical depth in portraying the posthuman condition. It was remade as a live action Hollywood film in 2017; and this version failed at the box office. One reason had to be the “whitewashing” issue – that the female protagonist was played by a white actress in the Hollywood movie, rather than a Japanese character as in the original anime. This review essay critically discusses issues of whitewashing, racial ‘identity’, the shifting identity of the ‘cyborg ...


Skålén, Fougère & Fellesson, Marketing Discourse: A Critical Perspective (2012), Yuichiro Hidaka 2018 Okayama University

Skålén, Fougère & Fellesson, Marketing Discourse: A Critical Perspective (2012), Yuichiro Hidaka

Markets, Globalization & Development Review

No abstract provided.


Revisiting The Creation Of Meaning By Media: A Perspective From Japan, Satoko Suzuki 2018 Hitotsubashi University

Revisiting The Creation Of Meaning By Media: A Perspective From Japan, Satoko Suzuki

Markets, Globalization & Development Review

This paper revisits the role of media in the meaning-construction system. In consumer research, media are often regarded as gatekeepers in the system. This paper focuses on the media’s other role -- as the creator of meanings. In this paper, an interpretive analysis of magazine articles regarding the ‘jibun e no gohoubi’ [self-reward] consumption since 1990 has been conducted. The findings indicate that the media had created the meanings of sacred and profane consumption acts, in the domain of self-reward consumption. In addition, the paper explores the influence of media in liberating and empowering Japanese women.


From Social Marketing To Societal Perversion: History Of Hometown Tax In Japan, Yuichiro Hidaka, Kosuke Mizukoshi 2018 Okayama University

From Social Marketing To Societal Perversion: History Of Hometown Tax In Japan, Yuichiro Hidaka, Kosuke Mizukoshi

Markets, Globalization & Development Review

This paper considers social marketing from a critical perspective. The paper traces the history of the donation system named ‘hometown tax’ that the Japanese government introduced to promote local revitalization of relatively marginal communities. Owing to the lavish reciprocal gifts to “donors” by the administrators of these communities, the system resulted in a quasi-market that allowed donors to avoid paying taxes and to receive special benefits. Our analysis reveals the divergence of the intents and effects of this social marketing intervention. The findings indicate that during social marketing attempts to carry out effective and well-intentioned interventions, which social marketing research ...


Critical Marketing In Japan: The Legacy Of Fujiya Morishita, Kazuo Usui 2018 University of Rhode Island

Critical Marketing In Japan: The Legacy Of Fujiya Morishita, Kazuo Usui

Markets, Globalization & Development Review

This paper explores the tradition of critical marketing studies in Japan, launched by Professor Fujiya Morishita. From his Osaka-based university appointments, Morishita's paradigm criticized disadvantageous aspects of the marketing practices of dominant manufacturers. Based on Marxian economic thinking, his ideas resonated well with the disaffected groups during the 1950-75 high-growth phase of Japan. As the economic context in Japan changed, Morishita's ideas lost some of their validity and appeal. Nonetheless, understanding the contributions of Morishita is important in the overall analysis of the development of marketing knowledge in Japan.


Japan And Critical Marketing Theory: Opening A Window, Masaaki Takemura, Nikhilesh Dholakia 2018 Meiji University

Japan And Critical Marketing Theory: Opening A Window, Masaaki Takemura, Nikhilesh Dholakia

Markets, Globalization & Development Review

No abstract provided.


The Sound Patterns Of Kachok In Bahnaric And North-Bahnaric Context, Emily L. Olsen 2018 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

The Sound Patterns Of Kachok In Bahnaric And North-Bahnaric Context, Emily L. Olsen

All Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

This dissertation presents a description of the sound patterns of Kachok, Austroasiatic language spoken in northeastern Ratanakiri Province, Cambodia. The language is spoken by approximately 3000 people and is considered endangered (Simons & Fennig, 2018). Kachok is undocumented, and this dissertation is the first attempt to describe the language and its sound patterns. The goals of this dissertation are twofold: to contribute to linguistics and the science of phonetics and phonological typology, as well as increase the body of work on Austro-Asiatic languages, and to create resources for the Kachok language, culture, and people that have the potential to outlive the ...


Brentwood, New York 11717: A Multimedia Ethnographic Study On An Immigrant Town, Ashley Mungo 2018 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Brentwood, New York 11717: A Multimedia Ethnographic Study On An Immigrant Town, Ashley Mungo

All Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

Brentwood, New York is a working-class town of about 60,000 situated forty miles east of Manhattan on Long Island. As of the 2010 Census, 68.5 percent of residents are Latino or Hispanic, with 10.7 percent of the overall population living below the federal poverty level. Less than ten percent of the population has obtained a bachelors degree or higher. Street violence, gangs, and overall crime are frequently addressed at community meetings, igniting a fierce debate on immigration within the town that has reached national media, with critics arguing that the exponentially increasing Latino migrant population has caused ...


The Upright Battle: Morphological Trends Of The Bipedal Pelvis, Nicole M. Webb 2018 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

The Upright Battle: Morphological Trends Of The Bipedal Pelvis, Nicole M. Webb

All Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

The shift to bipedal locomotion is a distinguishing feature of the human lineage that required substantial remodeling of the postcranium in hominins. The pelvis, due to its important functional role as a stabilizing and weight-bearing structure, has undergone one of the most drastic transformations in the skeleton to accommodate obligate bipedalism, thus making it a valuable region for studying locomotor behavior within the fossil record. Although bipedalism occurs in several mammalian groups, it is rare within primates and the ability to utilize a striding gait with an erect, or orthograde, posture remains unique to hominins. Orthograde posture in this context ...


Everyday Artistry, Center for Folklore Studies and Ohio Field Schools 2018 The Ohio State University

Everyday Artistry, Center For Folklore Studies And Ohio Field Schools

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33" X 88" banner titled Everyday Artistry. The banner is one of nine banners that are a part of the Placemaking in Scioto County, Ohio traveling exhibit. This banner will be on display at the Southern Ohio Museum & Cultural Center from December, 2018 - August, 2019.


Conservation, Center for Folklore Studies and Ohio Field Schools 2018 The Ohio State University

Conservation, Center For Folklore Studies And Ohio Field Schools

Traveling Exhibit Banners

33" X 88" banner titled Conservation. The banner is one of nine banners that are a part of the Placemaking in Scioto County, Ohio traveling exhibit. This banner will be on display at the Shawnee State Lodge & Conference Center from December, 2018 - August, 2019.


Responding To Community Needs, Center for Folklore Studies and Ohio Field Schools 2018 The Ohio State University

Responding To Community Needs, Center For Folklore Studies And Ohio Field Schools

Traveling Exhibit Banners

33" X 88" banner titled Responding to Community Needs. The banner is one of nine banners that are a part of the Placemaking in Scioto County, Ohio traveling exhibit. This banner will be on display at the 14th Street Community Center from December, 2018 - August, 2019.


Returning, Regeneration And Newcomers, Center for Folklore Studies and Ohio Field Schools 2018 The Ohio State University

Returning, Regeneration And Newcomers, Center For Folklore Studies And Ohio Field Schools

Traveling Exhibit Banners

33" X 88" banner titled Returning, Regeneration and Newcomers. The banner is one of nine banners that are a part of the Placemaking in Scioto County, Ohio traveling exhibit. This banner will be on display at the Clark Memorial Library, Shawnee State University from December, 2018 - August, 2019.


Intergenerational Relationships, Center for Folklore Studies and Ohio Field Schools 2018 The Ohio State University

Intergenerational Relationships, Center For Folklore Studies And Ohio Field Schools

Traveling Exhibit Banners

33" X 88" banner titled Intergenerational Relationships. The banner is one of nine banners that are a part of the Placemaking in Scioto County, Ohio traveling exhibit. This banner will be on display at the Northwest High School from December, 2018 - August, 2019.


Gathering, Center for Folklore Studies and Ohio Field Schools 2018 The Ohio State University

Gathering, Center For Folklore Studies And Ohio Field Schools

Traveling Exhibit Banners

33" X 88" banner titled Gathering. The banner is one of nine banners that are a part of the Placemaking in Scioto County, Ohio traveling exhibit. This banner will be on display at the Southern Ohio Medical Center Life Center & Connex from December, 2018 - August, 2019.


Disaster And Survival, Center for Folklore Studies and Ohio Field Schools 2018 The Ohio State University

Disaster And Survival, Center For Folklore Studies And Ohio Field Schools

Traveling Exhibit Banners

33" X 88" banner titled Disaster and Survival. The banner is one of nine banners that are a part of the Placemaking in Scioto County, Ohio traveling exhibit. This banner will be on display at the Portsmouth Public Library from December, 2018 - August, 2019.


Recovery, Center for Folklore Studies and Ohio Field Schools 2018 The Ohio State University

Recovery, Center For Folklore Studies And Ohio Field Schools

Traveling Exhibit Banners

33" X 88" banner titled Recovery. The banner is one of nine banners that are a part of the Placemaking in Scioto County, Ohio traveling exhibit. The banner host site will be announced at a later date.


Ohio Field Schools, Center for Folklore Studies and Ohio Field Schools 2018 The Ohio State University

Ohio Field Schools, Center For Folklore Studies And Ohio Field Schools

Traveling Exhibit Banners

33" X 88" banner titled Ohio Field Schools. The banner is one of nine banners that are a part of the Placemaking in Scioto County, Ohio traveling exhibit. This banner will be on display at the Ohio State University Extension Office - Scioto County from December, 2018 - August, 2019.


Ticcih Congress 2015, The International Committee for the Conservation of the Industrial Heritage 2018 Selected Works

Ticcih Congress 2015, The International Committee For The Conservation Of The Industrial Heritage

The International Committee for the Conservation of the Industrial Heritage

No abstract provided.


Review Of From Somalia To Snow: How Central Minnesota Became Home To Somalis By Hudda Ibrahim, Stephanie Chambers 2018 Trinity College

Review Of From Somalia To Snow: How Central Minnesota Became Home To Somalis By Hudda Ibrahim, Stephanie Chambers

The Journal of Social Encounters

When I first started studying the Somali diaspora I searched for books to fill the void in my understanding of Somali culture and life. I tracked down a wonderful book that discussed basics of Somali culture, politics, and life. That book, Somalis in Minnesota by Ahmed Yusuf, provided a sense of the Somali experience and helped me understand the journey from Somalia to the state of Minnesota. Although Yusuf’s book didn’t offer the sort of interpersonal detail in Hudda Ibrahim’s book From Somalia to Snow, Yusuf’s book was extremely helpful. Together these books offer those interested ...


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