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Off Center: Power and Culture Relations Between Japan and the United States. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1991.
A special Japan issue, Manoa: A Pacific Journal of International Writing (editor). Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1991.
Japan in the World (co-edited with H. D. Harootunian). Durham/London: Duke UP, 1993.
The Culture of Globalization (co-edited with Fredric Jameson). Durham/London: Duke UP, 1997.
Learning Places: The Afterlives of Area Studies (co-ed. with H.D. Harootunian). Duke UP, 2002.
Teiko no ba e [Sites of Resistance]: Interviews with Masao Miyoshi. (transcribed and translated into Japanese by Mitsuhiro Yoshimoto). Kyoto: Rakuhoku Shuppan, 2007.
this is not here: Selected Photographs by Masao Miyoshi. Los Angeles: Highmoonoon, 2009.
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"A Borderless World? From Colonialism to Transnationalism and the Decline of the Nation-State," Critical Inquiry, 19.4 (Summer 1993): 726-751.
"Sites of Resistance in the Global Economy," boundary 2, 22.1 (Spring 1995): 61-84.
"Radical Art at documenta X," New Left Review, 228 (March/April 1998): 151-161.
"'Globalization,' Culture and the University," Cultures of Globalization (co-edited with Fredric Jameson). Durham/London: Duke UP, 1998: 247-270.
"Japan Is Not Interesting," Re-Mapping Japanese Culture: Papers of the 10th Biennial Conference of the Japanese Studies Association of Australia. Monash Asia Institute, 2000: 11-25.
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EDITOR: Asia-Pacific: Culture, Politics, and Society [Book Series], Duke UP.
EDITORIAL BOARDS: boundary 2, Duke UP; Manoa, University of Hawaii Press; Muae, Kaya Publications; Journal of Urban and Cultural Studies, University of Massachusetts, Boston; Contention, History Department, UCLA; The International Journal of Virtual University, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK; Inter-Asia Cultural Studies, Routledge, National Science Council (ROK), etc.