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Belonging in Translation : Solidarity and Migrant Activism in Japan.

Author: Reiko Shindo
Publisher: Bristol : Bristol University Press, 2019.
Series: Global migration and social change.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first book to investigate how migrants and migrant rights activists work together to generate new forms of citizenship identities in a multilingual setting. Based on robust theoretical engagement and detailed empirical analysis, Shindo's book makes a compelling case for rethinking citizenship and community from the angle of language.
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Genre/Form: Ethnographies
Case studies
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Shindo, Reiko.
Belonging in Translation : Solidarity and Migrant Activism in Japan.
Bristol : Bristol University Press, ©2019
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Reiko Shindo
ISBN: 9781529201888 1529201888
OCLC Number: 1113877727
Description: 1 online resource (210 pages)
Contents: Front cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Global Migration and Social Change; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Series Preface; Conventions and Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Language as a Contested Site of Belonging; 2. Solidarity Activism? Rethinking Citizenship Through Inaudibility; 3. Silence and the Image of Helplessness: The Challenge of Tozen Union; 4. Rewriting the Meaning of Silence: Latin American Migrant Workers from Kanagawa City Union; 5. The Hidden Space of Mediation: Migrant Volunteers, Immigration Lawyers, and Interpreters 6. Untranslatable Community: Toward a Gothic Way of SpeakingConclusion; References; Index; Back cover
Series Title: Global migration and social change.

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