Adult Manga

Culture and Power in Contemporary Japanese Society

By Sharon Kinsella

© 2000 – Routledge

244 pages

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Paperback: 9780700710041
pub: 2000-06-27
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About the Book

First detailed analysis of the phenomenon in English. Describes and analyses the complex new attitudes to manga since the 1980s. Provocative and timely, the book shows how manga's status in Japanese society is intimately linked to changes in the balance of power between artists and editors.

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'an analysis of the rise and fall of the mammoth manga industry since the 1960s and a study of the changing attitudes about manga.' - Japan Quarterly

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
CGN004050
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Manga / General
SOC008000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General
SOC022000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture