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Asian popular culture in transition / edited by Lorna Fitzsimmons and John A. Lent
Bib ID 6188793
Format BookBook
Description London ; New York : Routledge, 2013 
xi, 187 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 9780415692847
0415692849
9780203116852
0203116852
Series

Routledge contemporary Asia series ; 36.

Summary

"Examines contemporary consumption practices in South Korea, China, India, Japan, and Singapore and both updates and extends popular culture studies of the region. Through an interdisciplinary lens, this collection of essays explores how recent advances and shifts in information technologies and globalization have impacted cultural markets, fashion, the digital generation, mobile culture, femininity, matrimonial advertising, and a film actress' image and performance."--Publisher's description.

Full contents
  • Market, popular culture, and popular religion in contemporary China : the market/temple fairs of Jinhua / Eugene Cooper
  • The opening of popular cultural markets of South Korea under economic nationalism and international pressure / Bernhard J. Seliger
  • Fashioning modern India : from Indio-chic to "India incorporated" / Susan C. Dewey
  • Didactic escapism : new viewing practices among China's digital generation / Magnus Wilson
  • The "hidden homeless" in Japan's contemporary mobile culture / Miya Yoshida
  • K-pop beyond Asia : performing trans-nationality, trans-sexuality, and trans-textuality / Sun Jung
  • From "hyper-feminine" to androgyny : changing notions of femininity in contemporary China / Xin Huang
  • Bride and prejudice : newspaper and website matrimonial advertisements of Indian women / Satarupa Dasgupta
  • Fighting for a Hong Kong/Chinese female identity : Michelle Yeoh, body performance, and globalized action cinema / Lisa Funnell.
 
Notes

Includes filmography (p. 184-185)

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Popular culture -- Asia.  |  Social change -- Asia.  |  Asia -- Social life and customs -- 21st century.
Other authors/contributors Fitzsimmons, Lorna, 1957-  |  Lent, John A

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