Index
Abe Jirō, 134
Adamson, Walter, 176n. 73
Adorno, Theodor, 178n. 93, 191n. 15
Advertising, 17, 46, 83, 85, 88, 98, 121
A History of Japanese Women (Nihon
joseishi), 4
Akutagawa Ryūnosuke, 125
Allen, Frederick Lewis, 31–32, 38
America: changing patterns of sexu-
ality in, 68, 186n. 40; cultural influ-
ence of, 31–32, 38–39, 72, 187n. 55;
hedonism in, 67, 73, 187n. 55
Americanism (amerikanizumu), 31,
38, 39
Americanization (amerikanaizeishon), 31
Arishima Takeo, 125
Ayako Kano, 168n. 5
Baudrillard, Jean, 43
Bebel, August, 22, 172n. 27
Beetham, Margaret, 194n. 45
Beeton, Isabella, 78–79
Bellah, Robert, 130
Benjamin, Walter, 38
Bernstein, Gail Lee, 167n. 21
Birnbaum, Phyllis, 181n. 3
Bluestockings, 14, 15, 17, 20, 22, 143
Boorstin, Daniel, 177n. 79
Bow, Clara, 51
Braun, Lily, 179n. 98
Breward, Christopher, 197n. 72
Brown, Mary Ellen, 61
Bunka gakuin (Culture Academy),
40–41, 180n. 105
Butler, Judith, 6
Capitalism, 30, 37, 72
Chafe, William, 84, 204n. 57
Chiba Kameo: on consumerism, 42; on
marriage, 144; on the modern girl, 48,
59–61, 73–74, 76; on the professional
working woman, 119, 136
Chikamatsu Shūkō, 109–10
Children, 19–20, 24
Civil Code (revised, 1947), 160–61
Clothing: of the modern boy, 64–65; of
the modern girl, 47, 49–51, 52, 54, 55,
63; sewing patterns for, 103, 197n. 69;
westernization of, 51, 55, 63, 104
Confessional articles (kokuhaku kiji), 81,
82, 105–8, 113, 197n. 78
Consumerism: and amerikanaizeishon
(Americanization), 31, 32; as
amerikanizumu (Americanism), 31,
32, 38; and cultural values, 34–38,
42, 49–51, 178nn. 88, 92, and 93;
disposable income and, 30, 36, 174n.
55; frugality campaigns and, 16, 79,
102–3, 195n. 65, 196n. 66; intellectuals
on, 32, 34, 37–38, 42, 72–73, 176n. 70,
180n. 110, 187n. 55; leisure and, 103,
105, 163; massification (taishūka) and,
30, 42–43, 82, 180n. 110; and news-
papers, 14, 17, 36, 37, 80, 87; and the
new woman (atarashii onna), 13–18;
and salaried class (shin chūkan sō),
37; and sensational journalism, 36,
63, 68, 72, 109–11; traditional values
and, 16, 31–32, 55–56, 86; trendy
articles (ryūko kiji) and, 81, 97, 99,
103–5; women’s identities and, 8, 18–
19, 61. See also Department stores;
Education; Magazines, women’s; The
modern girl (moga); Self-cultivation
(shūyō)
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