Reconstructing Minority Identities In 21st Century Japan

PDF Nishimura, Y. 2013. Reconstructing Minority Identites in 21st Century Japan. Global Ethnographic. Yuko Nishimura Professor, Komazawa University, Tokyo Introduction In 1968, Shintaro Ishihara (now the governor of Tokyo) stated, ‘there is no other country like Japan, people who are virtually mono-ethnic, who speak the same language which is like no other country’s and which has a unique culture’ (Oguma 1995:358). […]

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