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Embedded racism : Japan's visible minorities and racial discrimination

Author: Debito Arudō
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2022]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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"Revised and updated for this Second Edition, Embedded Racism is the product of three decades of work by a scholar living in Japan as a naturalized Japanese citizen. It offers a perspective into how Japan's overlooked racial discrimination not only undermines Japan's economic future but also emboldens white supremacists worldwide"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Arudō, Debito, 1965-
Embedded racism
Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2022]
(DLC) 2021039012
(OCoLC)1264173321
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Debito Arudō
ISBN: 9781793653963 1793653968
OCLC Number: 1264175815
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 501 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction --
Part I. The context of racism in Japan. Racial discrimination in Japan : contextualizing the issue --
How racism "works" in Japan --
Part II. "Japanese Only". "We refuse foreigners" : case studies of "Japanese only" exclusionary businesses --
Part III. The construction of Japan's embedded racism. Legal constructions of "Japaneseness" --
How "Japaneseness" is enforced through laws --
A "Chinaman's chance" in Japanese court --
Fetishization and fear of foreigners in the Japanese media --
Part IV. Challenges to Japan's exclusionary narratives. Maintaining the binary despite domestic and international pressure --
Part V. Discussions and conclusions. Putting the concept of "embedded racism" to work --
"So what?" : why Japan's embedded racism matters --
Conclusions for the second edition : Japan's embedded racism undermines the world's democracies.
Responsibility: Debito Arudou.

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In this revised edition, Debito Arudou offers more trenchant explication of what it means to be able to identify as "Japanese" in today's Japan-and not. Arudou's analysis underscores that even with Read more...

 
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