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    The point of view of Japanese women

    GENDER: An exclusive insight into the different roles Japanese women play in society.

    Good Wife, Wise Mother
    Author: Anne-Stine Johnsbråten
    Publisher: Journal, Sweden

    Anne-Stine Johnsbråten’s photo-book Good Wife, Wise Mother borrows its title from the Japanese expression ryōsai-kenbo, a modern interpretation of the role of woman forged during the Meiji period (1868-1912). (See Shizuko, Koyama and Sylvain, Gabriel A. «The ‘Good Wife and Wise Mother’ Ideology in Post-World War I Japan». U.S. -Japan Women’s Journal, 1994).

    During the Meiji Restoration, Japan opened to the West with the purpose of fostering industrialization and technological development. This would pave the way to the Japanese economic growth after WWI, mobilising labourers from agriculture and enlarging the white-collar . . .

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    Patricia Sequeira Brás
    Patricia Sequeira Brás teaches Portuguese Modern Cultures. The relationship between politics and cinema that motivated her doctoral work continues to shape her new research projects. Her current interests include representations of crises in cinema and video; explorations on film viewership and political and ethical engagements; communicative and affect capitalism. These interrogations are informed by work from an array of disciplinary fields within the humanities: film theory, philosophy, political theory and recent research in neuroscience.

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