Marketing the Menacing Fetus in Japan (Twentieth Century Japan: the Emergence of a World Power)

Marketing the Menacing Fetus in Japan (Twentieth Century Japan: the Emergence of a World Power)
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Helen Hardacre provides new insight into the spiritual and cultural debates about abortion in the world in this careful examination of mizuko Kuyo – Japanese religious ritual for aborted fetuses. Popularized in the 1970s, when religious entrepreneurs published accounts of frightening anger prenatal and spirit attacks, mizuko Kuyo atonement ritual offering for women, sometimes decades earlier, chose to have abortions. When she examines the complex issues surrounding this practice takes into account the history of attitudes toward abortion Japanese Hardacre, developing rituals abortion, the commercialization of religion and the nature of power relations of intercourse, contraception and abortion. Marketing the Menacing Fetus in Japan (Twentieth Century Japan: the Emergence of a World Power)

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