Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-294) and index.
Myths and realities -- The story of Akiko -- Marriage and the family -- Communication and crisis -- Motherhood and the home -- Work as option -- Work as profession -- Politics and no power -- Fulfillment through activism -- Directions of change.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 377-379).
Includes webliography (pages 379-380) and indexes.
Taking the reader on a journey deep into the hinterlands of Japanese culture, society and radical politics by way of the country's distinctive sex film movements, this book gives the ins and outs of Japanese censorship from the wartime onwards as well as how topless deep sea diving girls came to woo audiences in the 50s.