Emma Cook degree icon

Associate Professor

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Research Faculty of Media and Communication, Hokkaido University

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Feel free to contact me at:

cook [at] imc.hokudai.ac.jp




Publications

Books

Edited Books

  • In press (2018). Intimate Japan: Ethnographies of Closeness and Conflict. (co-edited with Allison Alexy). Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press.

Peer Reviewed Articles

  • 2017. ‘Risk and Affective Co-ordination: Food Allergy Experiences in the UK’ Japanese Review of Cultural Anthropology (JRCA). Vol 18, Issue 1, pp. 129-142

Book Chapters

  • In press (2018). ‘Irregular Employment, Power and Intimacy in Japan’, in Alexy, A and E.E. Cook (eds.) Intimate Japan: Ethnographies of Closeness and Conflict. University of Hawai’i Press
  • In press (2018).‘Reflections on Fieldwork: Exploring Intimacy’ in Intimate Japan: Ethnographies of Closeness and Conflict, edited by Allison Alexy and Emma E. Cook, Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press.
  • In press (2018).‘Exploring Masculinities and Labour through Intimacy’ in Intimate Japan: Ethnographies of Closeness and Conflict, edited by Allison Alexy and Emma E. Cook, Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press.
  • Under review ‘”I’m Not a ‘Real’ Freeter”: Aspiration and Non-Regular Labour in Japan’, in Huiyan Fu and Arne L. Kalleberg (eds.) Temps and Giggers: The Changing World of Work in China and Japan.

Book Reviews (Invited)

  • In press (2018). Review (invited) of Staged Seduction: Selling Dreams in a Tokyo Host Club by Akiko Takeyama. 2016. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute.

Other

  • (with Andrea De Antoni) Feeling (in) Japan: Affective, Sensory and Material Entanglements in the Field. EAJS Bulletin 88: 55-57.
  • 2016. 「食物アレルギー対応が広がるには何が必要?/システムと文化の視点から」NPO法人アトピッ子地球の子ネットワーク アレルギー相談をテーマにした:第3回事例検討報告集. Pp. 71-72.
  • 2010. ‘Jyuujitsu shita ikikata wo suru tame ni furiitaa ga motomeru mono’ in Kamizono Dai San Gou Heisei 22 Nen 5 Gatsu, Meiji Jingu Kokusai Shinto Bunka Kenkyuujou. [“Freeters’ Search for a Fulfilling Lifestyle” (Translated by Ito Moriyasu) in ‘Kamizono’ Journal of the Meiji Jingu Research Institute, No 3 May 2010)]

 

In Preparation

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles & Book Chapters:

  • ‘Broken Bodies: Precarious Labour in Contemporary Japan’ to be submitted to Cultural Anthropology
  • ‘Embodied Memory and Affective Imagination: Food Allergy Experiences in Japan and the UK’ to be submitted to HAU: Journal of Ethnographic Theory.
  • “When Food is ‘Dangerous’: Navigating Food Allergies, Emotions and the Body” to be submitted to Medical Anthropology: Cross-Cultural Studies in Health and Illness

 

 

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Yosakoi Festival, Sapporo