Index
African Americans, Japanese conception
of, 171–75
Agency, 224 n.5; as individual action,
217–18; relational, 218
Allison, Anne, 94, 136–37
Althusser, Louis, 115
‘‘Americanness,’’ 9–10
Amerika, 10, 73, 153; fear of, 171; as a
utopia, 180–81; vacationing in, 179.
See also United States: as Amerika
Amerika chuuzai, 23, 42, 45
Amerika Chuuzai Monogatari (American
Job Assignment Story), 10–11
Anthropologists, 6–7, 119, 126, 182–
83; feminist, 134; on the individu-
alistic self, 113–14; on Japanese
group dynamics, 145
Aruhi Kaigai Funin (One Day, a Foreign
Transfer), 81
Asobinin no Kin-san, 125–26
Attendo, 190
Baburu ekonomi, 205
Bakeeshon, 23
Behavior/consciousness disparity, 218
Benedict, Ruth, 182
Bergen County, New Jersey, 109, 121
Bhabha, Homi, 172, 177
‘‘Book of How to Get Money, The,’’
127–28
Bourdieu, Pierre, 18, 114–15
Butler, Judith, 115
Capitalism, 55, 56; deterritorialized
conditions of, 8, 64; flexible, 55,
221–22 n.2; global, 7, 64; Japanese,
5, 95, 130. See also Transnational
capitalism
Caretaking, 69, 73–74, 98–99, 134,
137; as power, 135–36
Cary, North Carolina, 34
Centerville, 23, 24, 27–28, 64, 88,
106, 107, 120–21, 142, 157–58,
165, 212; family suicide incident in,
110–11; race issues in, 171–72. See
also Maveric Automotive of Center-
ville (mac); Women’s community
Choki taizai, 23
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