Care workers exercise agency to dismiss prejudicial attitudes toward their work and meet the care needs of an aging population.
Families outside Fukushima’s evacuation zone try to “live normally again” despite the shadow of radiation exposure.
For Hongkongers, kendo offers practice in the pursuit of self-cultivation and ethical work.
SEAA hosted a range of events, awards, and student activities in Vancouver.
The legacy of collectivism and communism has been revived in the construction of a modern Guan Gong, a hero who embodies socially-desired moral codes and concepts of masculinity.
How do Zainichi Koreans understand Japanese consumers’ open embrace of kimchi in light of Japan’s reluctant social acceptance of its Korean minority population?
Ethical values are at once too easy to identify and too difficult to decisively settle in contemporary China.
The Japanese state had tried and is still trying to depoliticize the Ainu community’s movements with a perfunctory recognition of a valorized Ainu culture to pacify them.
Tourism industries and cultural institutions are increasingly offering commercial experiences in which consumers embody a performative “tourist gaze” that “orders and regulates the relationships between various sensuous experiences while away.
Through 20 years of research experience in Japan, I realized that Japanese Sign Language itself can also be viewed as a performance genre found in the everyday lives of Deaf people, considering the relationship between their presentations of JSL and shared Deaf identity through the consumption of information and values.