James Valentine, University of Stirling

James Valentine teaches Sociology at the University of Stirling. His research focuses on Japanese society, and his most recent research visit to Japan, July 1996 - January 1997, was supported by a Japan Foundation Fellowship. His latest publications include 'Skirting and Suiting Stereotypes: Representations of Marginalized Sexualities in Japan' in Theory, Culture and Society, 14(3), August 1997; 'Conformity, Calculation, and Culture' in D. Munro, J. Schumaker and S. Carr (eds) Motivation and Culture, New York and London: Routledge, 1997; 'Pots and Pans: Identification of Queer Japanese in Terms of Discrimination' in A. Livia and K. Hall (eds) Queerly Phrased, New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997; 'Models of Performance: Space, Time and Social Organisation in Japanese Dance' in J. Hendry (ed) Interpreting Japanese Society, New York and London: Routledge, 1998.

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