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.
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
Field of Research
200209 Multicultural, Intercultural and Cross-cultural Studies 200202 Asian Cultural Studies
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