This short essay presents an overview of the rationale for the translation into Japanese, of Rethinking Patriarchy, Culture and Masculinity: Transnational Narratives of Gender Violence and Human Rights Advocacy by Elora Halim Chowdhury (JIWS, vol.16, No.2, 2015). It includes a brief response by the author and the Japanese translation.

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PhD student at the Graduate School of Human Sciences, Osaka University, Japan. u897017g@ecs.osaka-u.ac.jp.

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