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Book review: geek chic: identity, manga, and ethnographic storytelling

Brienza, Casey (2012) Book review: geek chic: identity, manga, and ethnographic storytelling. LSE Review of Books (05 May 2012) Blog Entry.

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Abstract

In Fandom Unbound, Mizuko Ito explores how the once marginalized popular culture of otaku has come to play a major role in Japan’s identity at home and abroad. Casey Brienza praises the book for encouraging a new generation of otaku into the academy to pursue further groundbreaking research in this new field. Fandom Unbound: Otaku Culture in a Connected World. Edited by Mizuko Ito, Daisuke Okabe, and Izumi Tsuji. Yale University Press. March 2012.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2012 The Author
Library of Congress subject classification: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Sets: Collections > LSE Review of Books
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 06 Jul 2012 08:52
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/44632/

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