Research

Our Research

  1. 2012
  2. Published

    The anonymity of the hunt: A critique of hunting as sharing

    Knight, J. Jun 2012 In : Current Anthropology. 53 , 3, p. 334-355 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. 2011
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    'Contrasting factors of cause and effect in Japan’s shrinking regions' (co-authored with Christopher Hood and Richard Siddle)

    Knight, J. 2011 JAPAN'S SHRINKING REGIONS. Matanle, P. & Rausch, A. (eds.). Cambria Press, p. 131-176 46 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  5. Published

    Herding Monkeys to Paradise: How Macaque Troops are Managed for Tourism in Japan

    Knight, J. 2011 Leiden: Brill. 630 p. (Human-Animal Studies)

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  6. Published

    'Rediscovering the place’ (co-authored with Sachie Mizuhata, Naofumi Nakamura, and Philip Seaton)

    Knight, J. 2011 JAPAN'S SHRINKING REGIONS. Matanle, P. & Rausch, A. (eds.). Cambria Press, p. 309-335 27 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  7. Published

    'The postwar provisioning of macaques for tourism in Japan: the power and the limitations of attraction-based animal management'

    Knight, J. 2011 THE ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORIES OF EUROPE AND JAPAN. Coates, P. & Mizoguch, T. (eds.). Nagoya University Publication, p. 117-126 10 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  8. 2010
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    The ready-to-view wild monkey: The convenience principle in Japanese wildlife tourism

    Knight, J. Jul 2010 In : Annals of Tourism Research. 37, 3, p. 744-762 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  10. 2009
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    Making wildlife viewable: Habituation and attraction

    Knight, J. 01 May 2009 In : Society and Animals. 17 , 2, p. 167-184 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  12. 2006
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    Monkey mountain as a megazoo: analysing the naturalistic claims of “wild monkey parks” in Japan

    Knight, J. Aug 2006 In : Society and Animals. 14 (3), p. 245-264 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  14. Published

    ‘Nyūshoku yūki Saibai no hamon: Wakayama Kumano chihō o jirei to shite’. A translation of ‘Organic farming settlers in Kumano’, the paper that appears in Farmers and Village Life in Twentieth Century Japan (see below).

    Knight, J. 2006 NIJŪSEIKI NIHON NO NŌMIN TO NŌSON (FARMERS AND VILLAGE LIFE IN TWENTIETH CENTURY JAPAN). Yoshiaki, N. & Waswo, A. (eds.). University of Tokyo Press, p. 261-279 19 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  15. 2005
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  17. Published

    'Feeding Mr Monkey: cross-species food “exchange” in Japanese monkey parks'

    Knight, J. 2005 ANIMALS IN PERSON: CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES ON HUMAN-ANIMAL INTIMACIES. Knight, J. (ed.). Berg, p. 231-253 23 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  18. Published

    'Maternal feelings on monkey mountain: cross-species emotional affinity in Japan'

    Knight, J. 2005 MIXED EMOTIONS: ANTHROPOLOGICAL STUDIES OF FEELING. Milton, K. & Svašek, M. (eds.). Berg, p. 179-193 15 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  19. Published

    'Remembering the wolf: the reintroduction campaign in Japan'

    Knight, J. 2005 PERSPECTIVES ON SOCIAL MEMORY IN JAPAN. Hui, T. Y., Bremen, J. V. & Ben-Ari, E. (eds.). Global Oriental, p. 173-190 18 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  20. 2004
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    ‘Wolf reintroduction in Japan?’

    Knight, J. 2004 WILDLIFE IN ASIA: CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES. Knight, J. (ed.). Taylor and Francis, p. 233-254 22 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  22. Published

    'Representations of hunting in Japan'

    Knight, J. 2004 WILDLIFE IN ASIA: CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES. Knight, J. (ed.). Taylor and Francis, p. 56-72 17 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  23. Published

    WILDLIFE IN ASIA: CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES

    Knight, J. 2004 Taylor and Francis. 258 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  24. 2003
  25. Published

    DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGE AND THE FAMILY IN JAPAN'S AGING SOCIETY

    Knight, J. & Traphagan, J. W. Jul 2003 SUNY Press. 248 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  26. Published
  27. Published

    ‘Repopulating the village’

    Knight, J. 2003 DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGE AND THE FAMILY IN JAPAN’S AGING SOCIETY. Traphagan, J. W. & Knight, J. (eds.). SUNY, p. 107-124 18 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  28. Published

    'Organic farming settlers in Kumano’

    Knight, J. 2003 FARMERS AND VILLAGE LIFE IN TWENTIETH CENTURY JAPAN. Waswo, A. & Yoshiaki, N. (eds.). Taylor and Francis, p. 267-284 18 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  29. Published

    'The problem of gaizai: the view from Japanese forestry villages'

    Knight, J. 2003 THE POLITICAL ECOLOGY OF TROPICAL FORESTS IN SOUTHEAST ASIA: HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES. Tuck-Po, L., Jong, W. D. & Ken-ichi, A. (eds.). Kyoto University Press, p. 265-282 18 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  30. Published

    'The study of the family in Japan: integrating anthropological and demographic approaches’ (co-authored with John W. Traphagan)

    Knight, J. 2003 DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGE AND THE FAMILY IN JAPAN’S AGING SOCIETY. Traphagan, J. W. & Knight, J. (eds.). SUNY, p. 3-23 21 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  31. 2002
  32. Published

    ‘“The Mountain People” as tribal mirror’ (Originally published in Anthropology Today 10 [6]: 1-3)

    Knight, J. 2002 THE BEST OF ANTHROPOLOGY TODAY. Benthall, J. (ed.). Taylor and Francis, p. 103-108 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  33. Published

    ‘Hunters and hikers: rival recreations in the Japanese forest’

    Knight, J. 2002 JAPAN AT PLAY: THE LUDIC AND THE LOGIC OF POWER. Hendry, J. & Raveri, M. (eds.). Taylor and Francis, p. 268-284 17 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  34. 2000
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    From timber to tourism: recommoditizing the Japanese forest

    Knight, J. Jan 2000 In : Development and Change. 31 (1), 1, p. 341-359 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  37. Published

    ‘“Indigenous” regionalism in Japan’

    Knight, J. 2000 INDIGENOUS ENVIRONMENTAL KNOWLEDGE AND ITS TRANSFORMATIONS: CRITICAL ANTHROPOLOGICAL APPROACHES. Ellen, R., Parkes, P. & Bicker, A. (eds.). Harwood Academic Press, p. 151-176 26 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  38. Published

    ‘Culling demons: the problem of bears in upland Japan’

    Knight, J. 2000 NATURAL ENEMIES: PEOPLE-WILDLIFE CONFLICTS IN ANTHROPOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE. Knight, J. (ed.). Taylor and Francis, p. 145-169 25 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  39. Published

    ‘From timber to tourism: recommoditizing the Japanese forest’. (Reprint of Development and Change article below.)

    Knight, J. 2000 FORESTS: NATURE, PEOPLE, POWER. Doornbos, M., Saith, A. & White, B. (eds.). Wiley-Blackwell, p. 333-350 18 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  40. Published

    ‘New “peasants” in Japan’

    Knight, J. 2000 DISAPPEARING PEASANTRIES? RURAL LABOUR IN LATIN AMERICA, ASIA AND AFRICA. Bryceson, D., Kay, C. & Mooij, J. (eds.). Intermediate Technology Publications, p. 279-298 20 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  41. Published

    ‘Sharing Suzuki’s rice: commodity narratives in the rural revitalization movement'.

    Knight, J. 2000 CONSUMPTION AND MATERIAL CULTURE IN JAPAN. Ashkenazi, M. & Clammer, J. (eds.). Kegan Paul International, p. 191-223 33 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  42. 1999
  43. Published

    Monkeys on the move: the natural symbolism of people-macaque conflict in Japan

    Knight, J. Aug 1999 In : Journal of Asian Studies. 58 (3), 3, p. 622-647 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  44. 1998
  45. Published

    ‘The debate on hunting in present-day Japan’

    Knight, J. 1998 NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN ASIAN STUDIES: AN INTRODUCTION. Velde, P. V. D. & McKay, A. (eds.). Kegan Paul International, p. 319-341 23 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  46. Published

    ‘The Forest Grant Movement in Japan’

    Knight, J. 1998 ENVIRONMENTAL MOVEMENTS IN ASIA. Kalland, A. & Persoon, G. (eds.). Curzon, p. 110-130 21 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  47. Published

    ‘The second life of trees: family forestry in upland Japan’

    Knight, J. 1998 THE SOCIAL LIFE OF TREES: ANTHROPOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES ON TREE SYMBOLISM. Rival, L. (ed.). Berg, p. 197-218 22 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  48. Published

    Selling mother's love: mail order village food in Japan

    Knight, J. 1998 In : Journal of Material Culture. 3 (2), p. 153-173 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  49. Published

    Wolves in Japan? An examination of the reintroduction proposal

    Knight, J. 1998 In : Japan Forum. 10 (2), p. 47-65 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  50. 1997
  51. Published

    ‘Japanese war memories’.

    Knight, J. 1997 CULTURAL DIFFERENCE, MEDIA MEMORIES: ANGLO-AMERICAN IMAGES OF JAPAN. Hammond, P. (ed.). Cassell, p. 201-215 15 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  52. Published

    ‘Tatari: livelihood and danger in upland Japan’.

    Knight, J. 1997 NATURE IS CULTURE: INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE AND SOCIO-CULTURAL ASPECTS OF TREES AND FORESTS IN NON-EUROPEAN CULTURES. Seeland, K. (ed.). Intermediate Technology Publications, p. 28-43 16 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  53. Published

    ‘The soil as teacher: natural farming in a mountain village’

    Knight, J. 1997 JAPANESE IMAGES OF NATURE: CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES. Asquith, P. J. & Kalland, A. (eds.). Curzon, p. 236.-256 1 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  54. Published
  55. Published

    'Echoing the past in rural Japan’

    Knight, J. 1997 AFTER WRITING CULTURE: EPISTEMOLOGY AND PRAXIS IN CONTEMPORARY ANTHROPOLOGY. James, A., Hockey, J. & Dawson, A. (eds.). Taylor and Francis, p. 144-160 17 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  56. Published

    On the extinction of the Japanese wolf

    Knight, J. 1997 In : Asian Folklore Studies. 56 (1), p. 129-159 31 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  57. 1996
  58. Published

    ‘Making citizens in postwar Japan: national and local perspectives’

    Knight, J. 1996 THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF CIVIL SOCIETY. Dunn, E. & Hann, C. (eds.). Taylor and Francis, p. 221-241 21 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  59. Published

    ‘When timber grows wild: the desocialization of Japanese mountain forests’

    Knight, J. 1996 NATURE AND SOCIETY: ANTHROPOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES. Descola, P. & Pálsson, G. (eds.). Taylor and Francis, p. 221-239 19 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  60. Published

    Competing hospitalities in Japanese rural tourism

    Knight, J. 1996 In : Annals of Tourism Research. 23 (1), p. 165-180 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  61. 1995
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    Municipal matchmaking in rural Japan

    Knight, J. 1995 In : Anthropology Today. 11 (2), p. 9-17 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Tourist as stranger? Explaining rural tourism in Japan

    Knight, J. 1995 In : Social Anthropology. 3 (3), p. 219-234 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  65. 1994
  66. Published

    "The Mountain People" as tribal mirror

    Knight, J. 1994 In : Anthropology Today. 10 (6), p. 1-3 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  67. Published

    Questioning local boundaries: a critique of the "anthropology of locality"

    Knight, J. 1994 In : Ethnos. 59 (3-4), p. 213-231 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  68. Published

    Sabetsu o nakusô!: integration education in rural Japan

    Knight, J. 1994 In : Japan Forum. 6 (1), p. 47-61 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  69. Published

    The spirit of the village and the taste of the country: rural revitalization in Japan

    Knight, J. 1994 In : Asian Survey. 34 (7), p. 634-646 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  70. Published

    The temple, the town office and the migrant: demographic pluralism in rural Japan

    Knight, J. 1994 In : Archives Européennes de Sociologie. 35 (1), p. 21-47 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  71. Published

    Town-making in rural Japan: an example from Wakayama

    Knight, J. 1994 In : Journal of Rural Studies. 10 (3), p. 249-261 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  72. 1993
  73. Published

    Rural kokusaika? Foreign motifs and village revival in Japan

    Knight, J. 1993 In : Japan Forum. 5 (2), p. 203-216 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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  75. 1992
  76. Published

    Discovering the World in Seville: The 1992 Universal Exposition.

    Knight, J. 1992 In : Anthropology Today. 8 (5), p. 20-26 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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