The Resource Japanese women and sport : beyond baseball and sumo, Robin Kietlinski, (electronic resource)

Japanese women and sport : beyond baseball and sumo, Robin Kietlinski, (electronic resource)

Label
Japanese women and sport : beyond baseball and sumo
Title
Japanese women and sport
Title remainder
beyond baseball and sumo
Statement of responsibility
Robin Kietlinski
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 'Japanese Women and Sport', Robin Kietlinski sets out to problematize the hegemonic image of the delicate Japanese woman, highlighting an overlooked area in the history of modern Japan. Previous studies of gender in the Japanese context do not explore the history of female participation in sport, and recent academic studies of women and sport tend to focus on Western countries. Kietlinski locates the discussion of Japanese women in sport within a larger East Asian context and considers the socio-economic position and history of modern Japan. Reaching from the early 20th century to the prese
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kietlinski, Robin
Dewey number
796.08209052
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GV709.18.J3
LC item number
K54 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Globalizing sport studies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Sports for women
Label
Japanese women and sport : beyond baseball and sumo, Robin Kietlinski, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Author's Note; Glossary; Chronology of Events in Modern Japan; Globalizing Sport Studies Series Editor's Preface; Chapter 1 Introduction: Why Women's Sport? Why Japan?; Gender in the Japanese context; Moving beyond conventional categories; Sport studies in Japan; Methodology; Book outline; Chapter 2 Japanese Sportswomen in Context; Sport and the sociopolitical history of modern Japan; Defining 'sport': Did it exist in pre-modern Japan?; Sport and the Meiji Restoration; The introduction of women's sport to Meiji Japan; Women's sport in East Asia
  • Women's sport in ChinaWomen's sport on the Korean peninsula; Chapter 3 The Road to Participation in Competitive Sport; Toyoda Fuyu: Introducing movement into primary education; Tsuboi Gendō: From movement to dance; H. Irving Hancock: A foreigner's view of Japanese women; The three pioneers: Inokuchi Akuri, Fujimura Toyo and Nikaidō Tokuyo; Inokuchi Akuri; Fujimura Toyo; Nikaidō Tokuyo; Chapter 4 From Calisthenics to Competition: Early Participation inInternational Sport; Women's sport in early Shōwa Japan; Hitomi Kinue; The Amsterdam Olympics; The next medallist: Maehata Hideko
  • Chapter 5 From Antipathy to Applause: The Emergence of Female Powerhouses on the International SceneAn accidental hero: Maehata's upbringing; Going for gold: Maehata Hideko's Olympic dream; Japan, sport and the Second World War; The 1950s: Japan's reemergence on the global stage; Japanese women and winter sports; Rome 1960: Anticipating the Tokyo Olympics (again); Conclusion; Chapter 6 Progress and Potential: Sportswomen in the 1960s and 1970s; The 1964 Tokyo Olympics; Tōyō no majo; Daimatsu Kantoku: coach/player relationships; Yoda Ikuko: The heavy weight of no medal
  • The growth of women's sport after 1964Munich and Montréal; Chapter 7 Female Athletes in Contemporary Japan; Performance, publicity, and profit: Athletes of the 1980s; Going for the gold: success and celebrity in the 1990s; A level playing field? Women's sport in the twenty-first century; Chapter 8 Theoretical Concerns Surrounding Japanese Women in Sport; Modernity; Globalization and commercialization; Spectacle/performance; Femininity; For future consideration; Afterword: What about Women's Baseball and Women's Sumo?; Tables; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; M; N
  • OP; R; S; T; V; W; Y
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (206 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283479134
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)819844
  • (OCoLC)768082893
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1751625
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000131392
Label
Japanese women and sport : beyond baseball and sumo, Robin Kietlinski, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Author's Note; Glossary; Chronology of Events in Modern Japan; Globalizing Sport Studies Series Editor's Preface; Chapter 1 Introduction: Why Women's Sport? Why Japan?; Gender in the Japanese context; Moving beyond conventional categories; Sport studies in Japan; Methodology; Book outline; Chapter 2 Japanese Sportswomen in Context; Sport and the sociopolitical history of modern Japan; Defining 'sport': Did it exist in pre-modern Japan?; Sport and the Meiji Restoration; The introduction of women's sport to Meiji Japan; Women's sport in East Asia
  • Women's sport in ChinaWomen's sport on the Korean peninsula; Chapter 3 The Road to Participation in Competitive Sport; Toyoda Fuyu: Introducing movement into primary education; Tsuboi Gendō: From movement to dance; H. Irving Hancock: A foreigner's view of Japanese women; The three pioneers: Inokuchi Akuri, Fujimura Toyo and Nikaidō Tokuyo; Inokuchi Akuri; Fujimura Toyo; Nikaidō Tokuyo; Chapter 4 From Calisthenics to Competition: Early Participation inInternational Sport; Women's sport in early Shōwa Japan; Hitomi Kinue; The Amsterdam Olympics; The next medallist: Maehata Hideko
  • Chapter 5 From Antipathy to Applause: The Emergence of Female Powerhouses on the International SceneAn accidental hero: Maehata's upbringing; Going for gold: Maehata Hideko's Olympic dream; Japan, sport and the Second World War; The 1950s: Japan's reemergence on the global stage; Japanese women and winter sports; Rome 1960: Anticipating the Tokyo Olympics (again); Conclusion; Chapter 6 Progress and Potential: Sportswomen in the 1960s and 1970s; The 1964 Tokyo Olympics; Tōyō no majo; Daimatsu Kantoku: coach/player relationships; Yoda Ikuko: The heavy weight of no medal
  • The growth of women's sport after 1964Munich and Montréal; Chapter 7 Female Athletes in Contemporary Japan; Performance, publicity, and profit: Athletes of the 1980s; Going for the gold: success and celebrity in the 1990s; A level playing field? Women's sport in the twenty-first century; Chapter 8 Theoretical Concerns Surrounding Japanese Women in Sport; Modernity; Globalization and commercialization; Spectacle/performance; Femininity; For future consideration; Afterword: What about Women's Baseball and Women's Sumo?; Tables; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; M; N
  • OP; R; S; T; V; W; Y
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (206 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283479134
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)819844
  • (OCoLC)768082893
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1751625
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000131392

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