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Japan"s minorities

the illusion of homogeneity

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan,
  • Japan.
    • Subjects:
    • Minorities -- Japan,
    • Japan -- Ethnic relations,
    • Japan -- Social conditions -- 1945-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Michael Weiner.
      SeriesSheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge series
      ContributionsWeiner, Michael.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS830 .J36 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 251 p. ;
      Number of Pages251
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL755071M
      ISBN 100415130085, 0415152186
      LC Control Number97150455
      OCLC/WorldCa36413777

      “Visible Minorities”: My first monthly column for the Shingetsu News Agency, ; Book “Embedded Racism in Japan”, acclaimed as “important, courageous and challenging” and “a must-read” by prominent academic journals, now discounted to $ if bought through publisher directly, using promo code LEX30AUTH   More than one in people residing in Japan is a foreign national — but not all of them are immigrants or expatriates from overseas. Koreans are the largest foreign ethnic group in .

      Japanese people (Japanese: 日本人, Hepburn: nihonjin) are an ethnic group that is native to the Japanese archipelago and modern country of Japan, where they constitute % of the total population. Worldwide, approximately million people are of Japanese descent; of these, approximately million are residents of Japan. People of Japanese ancestry who live Canada: , Minorities and Education in Multicultural Japan is a fascinating look at the Japanese public education system and its response to several diverse groups of students whom it serves.. While Japan is often viewed as a monoethnic nation, the authors who contributed to this volume discuss many multicultural groups that coexist with those who they term “majority Japanese”.

        One of my favorite ways to introduce kids to other cultures is through high-quality, multicultural children’s literature. These books about Japan for kids touch on common, familiar themes like food, sports, housing, games- and many also introduce some Japanese words.   There are two ethnic minorities that come to mind. The first are ethnic Koreans. They have been traditionally discriminated against, but they have integrated to a degree into Japanese society. They take Japanese names and in many cases they blend.


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Based on original research, Japan's Minorities provides a clear historical introduction to the formation of individual minorities, followed by an analysis of the contemporary situation. This second edition identifies and explores the six principal minority groups in Japan: the Ainu, the Burakumin, the Chinese, the Koreans, the Nikkeijin and the Okinawans/5(3).

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Japans minorities book This second edition identifies and explores the six principal minority groups in Japan: the Ainu, the Burakumin, the Chinese, the Koreans, the Nikkeijin and the Okinawans.

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The Japanese have traditionally projected themselves as a culturally and racially uniform society, while in reality, Japan is home to diverse minority 's Minoritiesidentifies and explores the six principal minority groups in Japan: the Ainu, the Burakumin, the Chinese, the Koreans, the Nikkeijin and the Okinawans.

After years of marginalization, many of these Reviews: 1. Japan's Minorities book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. First published in Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Fran /5. Book: Embedded Racism: Japan's Visible Minorities and Racial Discrimination.

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This second edition identifies and explores the six principal minority groups in Japan: the Ainu, the Burakumin, the Chinese, the Koreans, the Nikkeijin and the : $ Michael Weiner has 26 books on Goodreads with ratings.

Michael Weiner’s most popular book is The Complete Book of Homeopathy. The contribution of this book is not only in its richness of information, but also in Arudou’s focus on a paradoxical blind spot in both the quotidian status quo understandings of and academic discourses on racialized social dynamics in Japan: the invisibility of visible minorities.

Borrowing from Critical Race Theory (CRT), and applying its. Japan's Minorities provides both a clear historical introduction to the formation of individual minorities, followed by an analysis of the contemporary situation based on original research.

The result is a challenge to the nationalist myth of a homogeneous Japan. Price: $   There may be a better book covering this range of subjects, but I haven’t read it.

JAPAN’S MINORITIES: The Illusion of Homogeneity, edited by Michael Weiner. London: Routledge, (1st. Michael Weiner, editor NEW YORK: ROUTLEDGE, PAGES This is an important collection of essays that examines, as the subtitle promises, Japan’s illusion of homogeneity.

It does so by balanced and thorough examinations of Japan’s minorities, as promised in the title. It appears at a time when minority issues in Japan have (finally) gained [ ].

ISBN: X: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource (xxii, pages): illustrations. Contents: 'Self' and 'other' in imperial Japan / Michael Weiner --The Ainu: indigenous people of Japan / Richard M. Siddle --'Mixed-blood' Japanese: a reconsideration of race and purity in Japan / Robert A.

Fish --Burakumin in contemporary. Based on original research, Japan's Minorities provides a clear historical introduction to the formation of individual minorities, followed by an analysis of the contemporary situation.

This second edition identifies and explores the six principal minority groups in Japan: the Ainu, the Burakumin, the Chinese, the Koreans, the Nikkeijin and the Okinawans. Examining the ways. Get this from a library. Japan's minorities: the illusion of homogeneity.

[Michael Weiner;] -- Despite a master narrative of cultural and racial homogeneity, Japan is home to diverse populations. In the face of systematic exclusions and marginalization, minority groups have.

Japanese ethnic minorities. The nine largest minority groups residing in Japan are: North and South Korean, Chinese, Brazilian (many Brazilians in Japan have Japanese ancestors), Filipinos, Taiwanese, the Ainu indigenous to Hokkaido and the Ryukyuans indigenous to Okinawa and other islands between Kyushu and Taiwan.

Demographics of Japan; Population:() Japanese birth and death rates since although unofficial statistics still show that ethnic minorities are small compared with many other countries. [need quotation to verify] There is an increase of foreign residents, Population:() (11th). Japan's Minorities by Michael Weiner,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(40).

This book is an important addition to the literature on problems of citizenship and minorities in Japan, particularly because it highlights the distinctive problems of visible minorities, rather than focusing on the large ‘invisible minorities’ (Zainichi Koreans and Chinese, etc.) who have been the subject of much existing research.

This is a digitized version of an article from The Times’s print archive, before the start of online publication in To preserve these articles as. The first ethnic Chinese immigrants are thought to have first come to Japan around 2, years ago from both China and the Korean Peninsula.

Japan's first known Chinese visitor was Hui Shen, who was a Buddhist missionary who visited Japan in AD, as described later in the book Liang Shu a little more than a century later. During the Sanzan Author: Gregory Sousa. Given this highly successful effort to hush up discussions of racism in Japan, Debito Arudou’s new book on ‘Embedded Racism’ is very welcome.

The author is an anti-discrimination activist well-known to readers of his column in the Japan Times and also to followers of his blog and website.

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