Fumika Sato and Nora Weinek describe in their essay, "The Benevolent' Japan Self-Defense Forces and Their Utilization of Women" in the "Hitotsubashi Journal of Social Studies" (volume 51, 2020) feminism and militarism as false friends. So there are reasons for the recruitment of women and promotion of women beyond the equal is the credo: you were recruited for a charm offensive, as their strategic double objective, the author determined the normalization of the military and a neo-liberal ideology. The source material of the study are historic recruitment posters.
Thus, recruitment posters of the seventies pictures of jovial friendship between Civilians and the military show away from war and danger. If since the eighties, and female members of the military are shown to be popular trio with a female member of the ground, naval and air forces, so the promises of the intra-military marriage market signal, the beauties of male candidates. Time in accordance with the cartoon aesthetics tells of recent recruitment poster of the dream as a soldier heroine of the Anime will be adventure. In Movie-Clips prices barracks, distant Pop-stars "is a work that can only be done here", to.
The new humanity, of a post-national defense
The study highlights a selective Empowerment, the phrases such as "Womenomics" and "proactive pacifism" are. The "right to collective self-defense", to legitimize, in the case of an attack on allies whose support, as well as the rescue of own nationals from conflict zones, was declared on the press conferences of the Ministry of defence with pictures of helpless Japanese girls velvet babies. The SDF published the Comic "Manga-Style Defense of Japan in 2017," revealed deficits in terms of equality, what ranks and capacities of female and male SDF members.
Japan proportion of women in the armed forces is lagging behind with 6.5 percent, the Nato average of 11.1 percent. In 2017, launched by the Ministry of defence, a new advertising campaign to summon a feminine future. The official Video to "promote the active engagement of female members of the SDF" by 2018 was calculated according to the assessment of the author as well on the outside effect how to Plan an air show of fighter pilots in the framework of the program of the provisionally suspended Olympic games from Tokyo.
Today, peacekeeping missions and disaster form the core of the global "new humanity," a post-national defense. However, missions abroad, in which Japan participates since 1992, supportive, give birth to neo-colonial encounters, in which the "enlightened States" (Noam Chomsky) the child-like feminine other right and freedom. The authors characterize the in foreign missions in Iraq or in Africa, to make Peace soldiers, which play an important role in the communication with the Locals to play, the image of the "warrior-princess of peace".Updated Date: 16 August 2020, 17:20