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By Koichi Iwabuchi
Iwabuchi has performed huge interviews with manufacturers, promoters, and shoppers of pop culture in Japan and East Asia. Drawing upon this examine, he analyzes Japan’s "localizing" technique of repackaging Western popular culture for Asian intake and the methods eastern pop culture arouses neighborhood cultural resonances. He considers how transnational cultural flows are skilled another way in quite a few geographic components via taking a look at bilateral cultural flows in East Asia. He indicates how jap renowned track and tv dramas are promoted and understood in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Singapore, and the way "Asian" pop culture (especially Hong Kong’s) is got in Japan.
Rich in empirical aspect and theoretical perception, Recentering Globalization is an important contribution to considering cultural globalization and transnationalism, rather within the context of East Asian cultural studies.
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Recentering Globalization: Popular Culture and Japanese Transnationalism by Koichi Iwabuchi