A Sociology of Japanese Ladies? Comics

A Sociology of Japanese Ladies? Comics

Images of the Life, Loves, and Sexual Fantasies of Adult Japanese Women

eBook - 2010
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This work is a book about the history, content, and functions of ladies? comics, the most recent addition to the modern comics in Japan. This book employs the methodology of visual sociology which uses imagery as a source of data and material for analysis. It describes Japanese ladies? comics? unique history and explores how love and sexuality of Japanese women is depicted as a reflection of their everyday life. Being a significant part of Japanese popular culture, manga (Japanese comics) as texts can be an extremely important subject matter for sociology, especially visual sociology, comparat.
Publisher: Lewiston : Edwin Mellen Press, 2010
ISBN: 9780773416758
Characteristics: 1 online resource (280 pages)


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