Index
Adams, Vincanne, 228
Adaptability, 9, 117–21, 213
Adult society, 124–25, 126
Advertising. See White men, global mar-
keting of
A≈rmative action alibis, 234–35
Age-based surveillance, 94–95
Age harassment, 205–6
Agency, 22, 24, 139–40, 141–42, 225–26
Ahmad, Aijaz, 15
Akogare, 26, 123, 125, 191, 198–201, 210,
255 n.2; critique of, 198–201, 214–15;
and desire, 27, 132; and ethnography,
33; and gaishikei, 116; kikokushijo cri-
tique of, 256–57 n.1; during the Oc-
cupation, 83; and study abroad, 105; for
the West, 105–6; for white men, 148;
and work abroad, 106
Alienation, 120–21
Allison, Anne, 26, 29, 91–92
American Lover (Miyamoto), 81–84, 171,
173–74
American men, 164. See also White men
The American Woman (Sakanishi S.), 59,
60–64, 65–66
‘‘American Woman’’ (Guess Who), 180
American women: Japanese male atti-
tudes toward, 44–45, 52–54, 64–67,
250 nn.8, 11; in the workforce, 69. See
also White women
Amnesty International, 204
Andressen, Curtis A., 102–3
Anthropology. See Ethnography
Appadurai, Arjun, 11–12, 13, 14, 27
Artists, 109
Asia, 6
Asian Americans, 176–77; as model mi-
norities, 234–35
Asian men. See Japanese men
Assimilation, 18, 19–21, 21–22, 175
Autobiographical texts by women, 86, 87,
254 n. 12
Bali, 255 n. 1
Bando, Mariko Sugahara, 93
Barlow, Tani, 236–37
Bedtime Eyes (Yamada), 137, 138
Belonging. See Homelessness/belonging
Bennett, John W., 43, 66–67, 81
Berger, Michael, 228–29, 236
Berlant, Lauren, 229
Bhabha, Homi, 24, 227–28
Birthrate, decline in, 1, 2, 89, 225
Black men: racial stereotypes of, 142–43,
145, 146–47; racism against, 235–36;
and yellow cabs, 134–35, 137–38, 139,
142
‘‘Blondie’’ (comic strip), 60, 251–52 n.19
Brennan, Timothy, 15–16
Brinton, Mary C., 94
British girls schools, 125
The Broader Way (Mishima S.), 57–59, 75–
76
Bryn Mawr College, 41
‘‘Bubble’’ economy, 7, 84
Capital, 11, 12, 22, 188, 223–34; and de-
sire, 26–27; transnational, 156, 169;
and yellow cabs, 133, 139. See also
Yellow cabs
Career-track jobs (s¯ og¯ oshoku), 93–94
Chang, Jung, 16–17, 230
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