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Kinsella, Sharon. Adult Manga: Culture and power in contemporary japanese society. ConsumAsian. London, New York: Routledge, 2000. 
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Resource type: Book
Language: en: English
ID no. (ISBN etc.): 978-0-7007-1003-4
BibTeX citation key: Kinsella2000
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Categories: General
Keywords: Fandom, Japan, Manga, Production, Sociology
Creators: Kinsella
Publisher: Routledge (London, New York)
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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.

Table of Contents

Introduction (1)

1. A Short History of Manga (19)
2. The Manga Production Cycle (50)
3. Adult Manga and the Renegeneration of Nation Culture (70)
4. Amateur Manga Subculture and the otaku panic (102)
5. The Movement Against Manga (139)
6. Creative Editors and Unusable Artists (162)
7. Conclusion: The Source of Intellectual Power in a Late Twentieth-Century Society (202)

Notes (208)
References (213)
Index (224)
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