Selected Publications availble for download
(2007) Youth, Intimacy, and Blood: Media and Nationalism in Contemporary Japan. Japan Focus (online journal), No. 2403.
(2004) "Cultures of Music Piracy: An Ethnographic Comparison of the US and Japan," International Journal of Cultural Studies, Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 343-363 (Sage Publications)
(2001)"Japanese Hip-Hop and the Globalization of Popular Culture." In Urban Life, 4th ed. G. Gmelch; W. Zenner, eds. Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland Press.
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(2001)"A History of Japanese Hip-Hop: Street Dance, Club Scene, Pop Market." In Global Noise: Rap Outside the U.S. T. Mitchell, ed. Hanover, NH: Wesleyan University Press/University Press of New England.
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Read a review (book above) by Robert Christgau for the Village Voice.
(2000) "The Social Production of Difference: Imitation and Authenticity in Japanese Rap Music. In Transactions, Transgressions, Transformations: American Culture in Western Europe and Japan.U. Poiger, H. Fehrenbach, eds. New York: Berghan Books.
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