Embedded Racism : Japan's Visible Minorities and Racial Discrimination (eBook, 2016) [WorldCat.org]
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Embedded Racism : Japan's Visible Minorities and Racial Discrimination

Author: Debito Arudou
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Debito Arudou
ISBN: 9781498513913 1498513913
OCLC Number: 1100978303
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Contents: Part One: The Context of Racism in JapanChapter One: Racial Discrimination in Japan: Contextualizing the IssueChapter Two: How Racism 'Works' in Japan Part Two: "Japanese Only": Examples of Racial DiscriminationChapter Three: Case Studies of "Japanese Only" Exclusionary Businesses Part Three: The Construction of Japan's Embedded RacismChapter Four: Legal Constructions of 'Japaneseness' Chapter Five: How 'Japaneseness' is Enforced through LawsChapter Six: A 'Chinaman's Chance' in Japanese CourtChapter Seven: From Foreign Fetishization to Fear in the Japanese Media Part Four: Challenges to Japan's Exclusionary NarrativesChapter Eight: Maintaining the Binary despite Domestic and International Pressure Part Five: Discussion and ConclusionsChapter Nine: Putting the Concept of 'Embedded Racism' to Work Chapter Ten: 'So What?' Why Japan's 'Embedded Racism' Matters: Japan's Bleak Future Appendix One: Sakanaka's "Big Japan" vs. "Small Japan" Appendix Two: This Research's Debt to Critical Race Theory
Responsibility: Debito Arudou.


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