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This index presents a list of terms and concepts relevant to the study of youth activism in Japan. The growth of new forms of youth activism in Japan happened against the background of a drastic increase of so-called freeters (furita), young women and men lacking regular employment, which started in the late 1980s. Freeters have often played a central role in the new forms of activism. A distinguishing trait of freeter activism is its unmistakable style. With its use of performances, art, music and dancing, freeter activism is typical of what Mōri calls "new cultural movements".

Keywords: cultural movements; freeter activism; Japan; neoliberalization; youth activism

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