Islands in the stream : Australia and Japan face globalisation

2005, Islands in the stream : Australia and Japan face globalisation. Edited by Alomes, Stephen, Maribyrnong Press, Hawthorn, Vic..

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Title Islands in the stream : Australia and Japan face globalisation
Editor(s) Alomes, Stephen
Publication date 2005
Total pages vi, 146 p.
Publisher Maribyrnong Press
Place of Publication Hawthorn, Vic.
Keyword(s) Culture and globalization -- Australia
Culture and globalization -- Japan
National characteristics, Australian
National characteristics, Japanese
Australia -- Social conditions
Japan -- Social conditions
International relations (Australia)
Summary A major study of how Australia and Japan, two island nations, face the currents of globalisation. Fascinating chapters by distinguished students of Australia and Japan, and they explore the impact of globalisation.
Notes Table of Contents 1. Insecure Times: A COMPARABLE COUPLE FACE GLOBAL PRESSURES Stephen Alomes 1 -- 2. Reading the Currents: AUSTRALIAN AND JAPANESE RESPONSES TO NAVIGATING THE FLOWS OF GLOBALISATION John Wiseman 19 -- 3. Four Types of Encounters with Globalisation: JAPAN AND AUSTRALIA Yoshio Sugimoto 27 -- 4. Equality and Difference Feminism: A COMPARISON OF THE ATTITUDES OFYOUNG AUSTRALIANS AND JAPANESE Chilla Bulbeck 43 -- 5. Globalising Festivals of Consumerism? HALLOWEEN IN AUSTRALIA, FRANCE ANDJAPAN Stephen Alomes 61 -- 6. Globalising Sports: CULTURE AND RUGBY IMPORTS FROM OCEANIA IN JAPAN Hajime Hirai 79 -- 7. Global Flows and Resistance in Sport: THE J. LEAGUE ANDTHE STIMULATION OF LOCAL IDENTITY Richard Light 91 -- 8. Unfinished Decolonisation and Conflicts over Historical Memory Yoichi Kibata 103 -- 9. Historical Memory in Australia and Japan Yang Biao 115 -- 10. Difference or Diversity? 'DE-FRAMING'CULTURES IN A GLOBALISING WORLD Toshiko Ellis 125 -- 11. Conclusion: PACIFIC COMPARISONS, GLOBAL FUTURES Stephen Alomes 139
ISBN 0975238418
Language eng
Field of Research 200209 Multicultural, Intercultural and Cross-cultural Studies
200202 Asian Cultural Studies
HERDC Research category A7 Edited book
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