Why do so many patients choose the arduous hemodialysis treatment instead of kidney transplant? What do their clinical choices reveal about family life and the socioeconomic marginalization of migrant workers in China today?
A tale of two cemeteries in northern Osaka shows us much about recent changes in Japanese mortuary traditions.
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.
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.