Foreign Otherness in Japanese Media

Foreign Otherness in Japanese Media

Exploring the Japanese Self Through Images of Latin America

  • Author: Forero Montoya, Betsy
  • Publisher: Universidad de los Andes
  • ISBN: 9789587980554
  • eISBN Pdf: 9789587980561
  • Place of publication:  Bogotá , Colombia
  • Year of publication: 2021
  • Pages: 244

Betsy Forero-Montoya is an Associate Professor in the School of Arts and Humanities at Universidad de los Andes (Colombia). She received a PhD in Japa-nese Studies from Tsukuba University and a Master's of Arts from Sophia University. She has been teach-ing and conducting research on Japan for almost two decades. She has authored articles and book chap-ters on media portrayal of gender and ethnicity, and on popular culture.

  • Cover
  • Title page
  • Copyright page
  • Contents
  • List of Graphic Resources
  • Acknowledgments
  • Preface
  • 1 | The Foundations Based on which to Understand the Representation of Latin America in Japan
  • 2 | Theory for a Japanese Social System
  • 3 | Reading about Latin America: When That Joyful Soccer Player is Transformed
  • 4 | Cultivated Constructions of Latin America: The See-saw of Appraisal and Caution
  • 5 | Media Construction of Latin Americanness in Japan
  • Final Considerations on the Present Research
  • References
  • Appendix


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