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Japan"s Minorities The Illusion of Homogeneity (Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge) by Michael Weiner

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ethnography,
  • Multicultural studies,
  • Social issues,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Social Science,
  • 1945-,
  • Japan,
  • Minorities,
  • Social conditions,
  • Sociology

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9663340M
ISBN 10041577263X
ISBN 109780415772631

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Book: Embedded Racism: Japan's Visible Minorities and Racial Discrimination. likes 1 talking about this. Info site for academic textbook on why racism in Japan -- Followers: 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 : $ 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 .