Publications

Books Authored

  • forthcoming. The Beatles in Japan. London and New York:  Routledge, Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series
  • 2013 Disability in Japan.  London and New York:  Routledge, Japan Anthropology Workshop Series, xvi + 185 pp.
    • Re-issued in paperback 23 July 2015.
  • 2008 Japanese Popular Music:  culture, power and authenticity.  London and New York:  Routledge, Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series, xiii + 184 pp.
    • Re-issued in paperback 31 January 2009.
  • 1997 On the Margins of Japanese Society:  volunteers and the urban underclass.  London and New York:  Routledge, Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies Series, xiii + 282 pp.
    • re-issued in paperback 25 October 2013.

Edited Volumes

  • 2014 Internationalising Japan. London: Routledge, Contemporary Japan Series (co-editors Jeremy Breaden and Stacey L. Steele).
  • 2013 Sound, Space and Sociality in Modern Japan. London: Routledge, Contemporary Japan Series (co-editor, Joseph D. Hankins).
  • 2011 Special Journal Issue: Touch: Encounters with Japanese Popular Culture, Japanese Studies, 31(3).
  • 2009 Special Journal Issue: Globalisation and Body Politics, Asian Studies Review (co-editor, Vera Mackie), vol. 33.

Chapters in Books

  • 2018 Australia’s View of Japan, as Seen from Japanese Studies. In Rethinking Japanese Studies:  Eurocentrism and the Asia-Pacific Region, K. Okano and Y. Sugimoto, eds. London:  Routledge, 118-136.
  • 2015  Anthropology of Japan. In Handbook of Modern Japanese Studies, J.D. Babb, ed.  London:  Sage, 22-32.
  • 2015  Debating Human Rights and Prenatal Testing in Japan. In Ways of Knowing about Human Rights in Asia, V. Mackie, ed., London: Routledge.
  • 2014 BREADEN, J. and C. STEVENS – Internationalising Japan as Practice and Discourse.  In Internationalising Japan as Discourse and Practice, Breaden, Stevens and Steele, eds. London:  Routledge, 1-12.
  • 2014 HAMADA, I. and C. STEVENS – Fitting Japanese Cuisine into Australia: Im-perfect Translations.  In Internationalising Japan as Discourse and Practice, Breaden, Stevens and Steele, eds. London:  Routledge, 68-83.
  • 2013 Introduction: Sound, Space and Sociality in Modern Japan. In Sound, Space and Sociality in Modern Japan, C. Stevens and J. Hankins, eds, London: Routledge, 1-19.
  • 2011 Life on the Margins:  Homeless, Migrant Day Laborers, and the Disabled.  In Routledge Handbook of Japanese Culture and Society, Theodore C. Bestor and Victoria Lyon Bestor, eds, New York:  Routledge, 163-171.
  • 2005 “I quit my job for a funeral”: the Mourning and Empowering of a Japanese Rock Star.  In The Making of Saints: Contesting Sacred Ground, James F. Hopgood, ed., Tuscaloosa:  The University of Alabama Press, 143-151.
  • 2004a Love Never Dies:  Romance and Christian Symbolism in a Japanese Rock Video.  In Refashioning Pop Music in Asia:  Cosmopolitan Flows, Political Tempos, and Aesthetic Industries, Allen Chun, Ned Rossiter and Brian Shoesmith, eds, Surrey:  Curzon Press, 127 -143.
  • 2004b Buying Intimacy:  Proximity and Exchange at a Japanese Rock Concert.  In Fanning the Flames:  Fandom and Consumer Culture in Contemporary Japan, W. Kelly, ed., Albany:  State University of New York Press, 59-78.
  • 2002a Saved by the Love Song:  Japanese Rock Fans, Memory and the Pursuit of Pleasure. In Japan at Play:  The Ludic and the Logic of Power, Joy Hendry and Massimo Raveri, eds, London:  Routledge, 99-114.
  • 2002b STEVENS, C.S and S. LEE – Reproducing Identity:  Maternal and Child Health Care for Foreigners in Japan. In Family and Social Policy in Japan.  R. Goodman, ed., Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press, 92-110.
  • 2001 STEVENS, C. S. and S. HOSOKAWA – So Close and Yet So Far:  Humanizing Celebrity in Japanese Music Television, 1960s – 1990s. In Asian Media Productions, Brian Moeran, ed., Surrey:  Curzon Press, 233-246.
  • 1998 Bunkajinrui gaku kara mita zainichi gaikokujin no boshi hoken [Anthropological Perspectives on Maternal and Child Health Care for Foreigners in Japan].  In Zainichi gaikokujin no boshi hoken [Maternal and Child Health Care for Foreigners in Japan], Lee Setsuko, ed.  Tokyo:  Igaku Shoin, pp. 187–196.

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

  • 2016 Irasshai! Sonic Practice as Commercial Enterprise in Urban Japan, Journal of Musicological Research, 35(2):  82 – 99.
  • 2015 Images of Suffering, Resilience and Compassion in Post 3/11 Japan, The Asia-Pacific Journal, Vol. 13, Issue 6, No. 9, February 16, 2015. http://www.japanfocus.org/-Carolyn-Stevens/4285
  • 2012 (2014)  O’MEARA, R. and C. STEVENS – While His Guitar Gently Weeps:  Memory, Documentary and the Bio-Pic, The Soundtrack, 5(2):173-188.
  • 2014  Cute But Relaxed: Ten Years of Rilakkuma in Precarious Japan. M/C Journal, 17(2). URL:  http://journal.media-culture.org.au/index.php/mcjournal/article/view/783
  • 2013  Debating Human Rights and Prenatal Testing in Japan, Asian Studies Review, DOI 10.1080/10357823.2013.773285, 1-16.
  • 2011a  STEVENS, C. and B. GAZE – Distortion through Measurement?  Gender and Knowledge Transfer in the Tertiary Sector, Journal of Education Policy, June 2011 on line publication, DOI 10.1080/02680939.2010.514362, 1–19.
  • 2011b  Touch:  Encounters with Japanese Popular Culture, Japanese Studies, 31(3):1-10.
  • 2011c  Touching the Audience:  Music and Television Advertising in Japan, Japanese Studies, 31(3):37-51.
  • 2010a  You are what you buy:  Consumerism and Fandom in (Post)Modern Japan, Japanese Studies, 30(2):201–216.
  • 2010b  Disability, Caregiving and Interpellation:  Caring for Children with Special Needs in Urban Australia, Disability & Society, 25(7): 783−796.
  • 2009  MACKIE, V. and C. STEVENS – Globalisation and Body Politics, Asian Studies Review, vol. 33, 257–273.
  • 2007b  Living with Disability in Urban Japan, Japanese Studies, 27(3), 263–278.
  • 2007a  Translations:  “Internationalizing” Language and Music in Japan.  Society for Linguistic Anthropology, Anthropology News, 48(2):54.
  • 2000a  LEE, S. and C. S. STEVENS – Kodomo no inochi ni kokkyô wa nai – Mukokusekijôtai ni aru kodomo ni tsuite [Children’s lives have no boundaries – the condition of Stateless Children (in Japan)], Josanpuzasshi [Journal of Midwifery], 54(8), 50–57.
  • 2000b  STEVENS, C. S., S. LEE, and T. SAWADA – Undocumented Migrant Maternal and Child Health Care in Yokohama, Japanese Studies, 20(1): 49–65.
  • 1999b  Rocking the Bomb:  A Case Study in the Politicization of Popular Culture, Japanese Studies, 19(1), pp.  49–67.
  • 1995b  Whose ettô is it anyway?  New Year’s activities in a Yokohama yoseba, American Asian Review, XIII(2):165–183.
  • 1995a  Day Laborers, Volunteers and the Welfare System in Contemporary Japan – Urban Anthropology and Studies of Cultural Systems and World Economic Development, 24(3–4):229–253.

Review Articles and Other Professional Writing