Fashioning Japanese Subcultures [Yuniya Kawamura] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Western fashion has been widely appreciated and. Some years ago during the pre-disaster peak of Cool Japan boosterism, the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs produced all sorts of guides. Fashioning Japanese Subcultures has 36 ratings and 6 reviews. M Jay D M said: Kawamura’s book was very disappointing; despite the promise of new fieldwor.

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References and Further Reading. It’s shorter length can leave the reader wanting to know more, but for japznese introduction to the topic this book is decent. Tung rated it liked it Sep 14, Close mobile search navigation Article navigation.

Fashioning Japanese Subcultures by Yuniya Kawamura

Log In Sign Up. Sylwia Romecka-Dymek rated it it was amazing Sep 05, BergAug 7, – Design – pages. Jul 05, Rebecca rated it really liked it Shelves: Oct 31, Meg rated it it was ok Shelves: For a better methodological argument, I consider that the theoretical component of the paper should be revised and the studied groups reframed in the area of neo-tribes, of scenes, or of youth cultures.

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Most users should sign in with their email address. However, at some points it didn’t seem very well researched, and a handful of parts were almost cringe-worthy for example, when talking about Lolita fashion, Kawamura at one point uses the word “cosplay” in describing it, when in reality most wearers of the fashion highly object to it being referred to as cosplay.

CCCS is profoundly critiqued nowadays by more recent approaches, such as that of neo-tribalism Mafesolli,Bennett or of liquid modernity Baumann,which the author ignores.

Emilly rated it really liked it Jan 22, Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. Geographically and stylistically defined, subcultures such as Lolita in Harajuku, Gyaru and Gyaru-o in Shibuya, Age-jo in Shinjuku, and Mori Girl in Kouenji, reflect the affiliation and identities of their members, and have often blurred the boundary between professionals and amateurs for models, photographers, merchandisers and designers.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. It’s more of a general social study on how subcultures come into existence of course, mostly about Japanese youth fashion – but with a lot of parallels to the punk movement of the s and move along, than a book that goes into a deep study of each specific subculture. Potato Senpai rated it did not like it Sep 17, Published August 15th by Berg Publishers first published January 1st Sadly, some of faxhioning points she makes in the book are misleading or inaccurate.

Nice connections to various youth issues and problems to learn more about Japanese culture at large. Skip to main content.