Cold War encounters in US-occupied Okinawa : women, militarized domesticity and transnationalism in East Asia / Mire Koikari
- Koikari, Mire, 1965-
- Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2015.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource
- Machine generated contents note: 1.Re-thinking gender and militarism in Cold War Okinawa -- Re-thinking women, home, and empire in the US occupation of Okinawa -- Chapter organization -- 2.Cultivating feminine affinity and affiliation with Americans: Cold War people-to-people encounters and women's club activities -- USCAR, Cold War occupation, and grassroots people-to-people encounters -- The USCAR Women's Club and tales of feminine friendship in Cold War Okinawa -- Staging Cold War equality and mutuality: the Ryukyuan--American Women's Symposium and the Ryukyuan--American Cultural Center -- Conclusions -- 3."The world is our campus": domestic science and Cold War transnationalism between Michigan and Okinawa -- MSU, John Hannah, and Cold War international education -- Domestic science, women's empowerment, and Cold War multiculturalism -- "Manifest domesticity," militarization, and Cold War transnationalism -- Conclusions -- 4.Building a bridge across the Pacific: domestic training and Cold War technical interchange between Okinawa and Hawaii -- "The path of the United States into a future of world understanding": Hawaii in the Cold War Asia-Pacific -- Baron Goto and the politics of international technical and educational interchange in the Cold War Pacific -- Domesticity, technology, and pedagogy of multiculturalism in Cold War Hawaii -- Tales of home, immigration, and American "democracy" in Cold War Okinawa -- Conclusions -- 5.Mobilizing homes, empowering women: Okinawan home economists and Cold War domestic education -- UR home economics: the beginning -- Nurturing women's aspirations: narratives of science, domesticity, and women's empowerment in Cold War Okinawa -- Pursuing science in Cold War Okinawa: women, militarized knowledge, and the production of post-war bodies -- Mobilizing Okinawan homes for the Cold War: grassroots reform -- Conclusions -- 6.Cultivating feminine affinity and affiliation with the homeland: grassroots women's exchange between Mainland Japan and Okinawa -- Cultivating Cold War affinity and affiliation between Okinawa and Japan -- Training young women in Okinawa: the Future Homemakers of Okinawa -- The journal "Kateika Kyoiku" (Home Economics Education) -- Conclusions.
- 9781139941921 electronic bk.
1139941925 electronic bk.
9781316358221 electronic bk.
1316358224 electronic bk.
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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