Meiji at 150

Meiji at 150 Podcast, Episode 021, Dr. Barbara Molony (Santa Clara University), Dr. Sabine Frühstück (University of California-Santa Barbara), Dr. Hillary Maxson (University of Oregon) Molony, Barbara; Frühstück, Sabine; Maxson, Hillary; Grunow, Tristan


In this episode, Dr. Molony, Dr.Frühstück, and Dr. Maxson trace how gender norms and the position of women and children changed during the Meiji, Taishō, and Shōwa Periods. We deconstruct notions of masculinity, femininity, and childhood, map the unevenness of the “Good Wife Wise Mother” ideology, and debate postwar disruptions of prewar and wartime norms.

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