Global Japan: The Experience of Japan's New Immigrants and by Roger Goodman, Ceri Peach, Ayumi Takenaka, Paul White

By Roger Goodman, Ceri Peach, Ayumi Takenaka, Paul White

The japanese have lengthy looked themselves as a homogenous kingdom, truly cut loose different international locations. even if, this long-standing view is being undermined through the current overseas truth of elevated international inhabitants circulate. This has led to the institution either one of major eastern groups outdoors Japan, and of huge non-Japanese minorities inside of Japan, and has compelled the japanese to re-conceptualise their nationality in new and extra versatile ways.This paintings presents a accomplished evaluation of those matters and examines the context of immigration to and emigration from Japan. It considers the improvement of significant jap in another country groups in six significant towns around the globe, the reports of immigrant groups in Japan, in addition to assessing the results for the japanese people's view of themselves as a country.

Show description

Read Online or Download Global Japan: The Experience of Japan's New Immigrants and Overseas Communities PDF

Similar japan books

Commodore Perry in the Land of the Shogun

In 1853, few jap humans knew nation referred to as the USA even existed.

for hundreds of years, Japan had remoted itself from the surface global via refusing to exchange with different international locations or even refusing to assist shipwrecked sailors, overseas or jap. The country's humans nonetheless lived less than a feudal approach like that of Europe within the heart a long time. yet every little thing started to switch whilst American Commodore Perry and his troops sailed to the Land of the emerging sunlight, bringing with them new technological know-how and know-how, and a brand new lifestyle.

The Cambridge history of Japan

«Кембриджская история» – результат совместных трудов ведущих специалистов по японской истории и культуре. Издание объединило на своих страницах все имеющееся на сегодняшний день знание о Японии. Шесть томов «Истории» охватывают исторический период с eight в. до н. э. по наши дни, освещая практически все аспекты японской культуры: религиозные верования, ритуалы, искусство, архитектуру, народное творчество, политику и экономику.

Tanegashima - The Arrival of Europe in Japan (NIAS Monographs)

The 12 months 1543 marked the start of a brand new international cognizance in Japan with the coming of shipwrecked Portuguese retailers on Tanegashima Island in southern Japan. different Portuguese quickly and Japan grew to become conscious of an international past India. After the retailers got here the 1st missionary Francis Xavier in 1549, starting the Christian century in Japan.

Additional resources for Global Japan: The Experience of Japan's New Immigrants and Overseas Communities

Example text

There are established networks for chain migration. Thus in both the United States and the European Union there has been massive economic expansion and massive immigration which has, in turn, produced remarkable demographic changes in those areas. The consequence of economic expansion has been increased ethnic diversity as well as increased standards of living. 1 Comparison of the foreign-born populations of the United States, European Union and Japan, c. html; Japan figures from SOPEMI (1999: 164); EU figure calculated from SOPEMI (1999: 264) and elsewhere in this volume.

Stanford: Stanford University Press. United Nations Population Division, (2000). Replacement Migration: Is it a Solution to Declining and Ageing Populations? New York: United Nations. Vasishth, Andrea Jean (2002). The Chinese in Japan: Japanese Attitudes and Policies Towards Chinese Residents, 1859–1924. Unpublished PhD thesis; University of Sheffield. Wakatsuki, Yasuo and Joji Suzuki (1975). Kaigai Iju Seisakushiron (The History of Japanese Emigration Policies). Tokyo: Fukumura Shuppan. White, Merry (1988).

161. Iguchi, Yasushi (2001). Gaikokujin Rodosha Shinjidai (The New Era of Foreign Migrant Workers). Tokyo: Chikuma Shinsho. Jansen, Marius (1980). Japan and Its World: Two Centuries of Change. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. Japan Bureau of Statistics (1973). Internal Migration in Japan, 1954–1971. Tokyo: Bureau of Statistics. Japan Close-Up (2001). : 6–13. JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency) (1994). Kaigai Iju Tokei (Emigration Statistics). Tokyo: JICA. Japan’s new migrants and overseas communities 19 Jones, Hazel J.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.57 of 5 – based on 47 votes