By John Lie
Multiethnic Japan demanding situations the obtained view of jap society as ethnically homogeneous. utilising a big selection of arguments and evidence--historical and comparative, interviews and observations, excessive literature and well known culture--John Lie recasts smooth Japan as a completely multiethnic society.
Lie casts gentle on a variety of minority teams in smooth eastern society, together with the Ainu, Burakumin (descendants of premodern outcasts), chinese language, Koreans, and Okinawans. In so doing, he depicts the trajectory of contemporary jap identity.
Surprisingly, Lie argues that the idea in a monoethnic Japan is a post–World conflict II phenomenon, and he explores the formation of the monoethnic ideology. He additionally makes a basic argument concerning the nature of nationwide identification, delving into the mechanisms of social type, signification, and identification.
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