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2011

'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

'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

'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

2006

‘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

2005

'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

'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

'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

2004

'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

‘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

2003

'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

4 Citations (Scopus)

'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

'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

‘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

2002

‘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

‘“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

2000

‘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

‘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

‘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

‘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

‘“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

1998

‘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

‘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

‘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

1997

'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

‘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

‘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

‘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

1996

‘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

‘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