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Return migration of Japanese-Brazilians

the transformations of ethnic identity in the country of their ancestors

by Chieko Koyama

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Published .
Written in English


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Statementby Chieko Koyama
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 152 leaves ;
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25947616M
OCLC/WorldCa39703692

Book Description: Since the late s, Brazilians of Japanese descent have been "return" migrating to Japan as unskilled foreign workers. With an immigrant population currently estimated at roughly ,, Japanese Brazilians are now the second largest group of foreigners in Japan. Chapter 1 To Return or Not to Return: The Changing Meaning of Mobility among Japanese Brazilians, Koji Sasaki Chapter 2 Soldier's Home: War, Migration, and Delayed Return in Postwar Japan Mariko Asano Tamanoi Chapter 3 Guiqiao as Political Subjects in the Making of the People's Republic of China, Wang Cangbai

Japan’s economic situation and need for foreign labor present challenges when attracting and incorporating an influx of newcomers, which in turn poses questions relevant to previously established theories of migration. By examining public policies and the experiences of Japanese-Brazilians or Brazilian nikkeijin—migrants of Japanese descendants born in Brazil—I argue that Japan’s. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

This book examines Korean cases of return migrations and diasporic engagement policy. The study concentrates on the effects of this migration on citizens who have returned to their ancestral homeland. Jesus Loves Japan offers a rare window into lives at the crossroads of return migration and global Pentecostalism. Suma Ikeuchi argues that charismatic Christianity appeals to Nikkei migrants as a "third culture"--one that transcends ethno-national boundaries and offers a way out of a reality marked by stagnant national indifference.


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Return migration of Japanese-Brazilians by Chieko Koyama Download PDF EPUB FB2

Migration history. During the s, the Japanese economic situation improved and achieved stability. Many Japanese Brazilians went to Japan as contract workers due to economic and political problems in Brazil, and they were termed "Dekasegi".Working visas were offered to Brazilian Dekasegi inencouraging more immigration from Brazil.

After the introduction of the long-term resident visa, the mass-migration of Nikkeis (Japanese Brazilians) has led to roughlyBrazilian nationals living in Japan. While the ancestry-based visa confers Nikkeis' right to settlement virtually as a right of blood, their ethnic ambiguity and working-class profile often prevent them from feeling at home in their supposed ethnic homeland.

Since the s, a return migration has emerged of Japanese Brazilians to Japan. More recently, a trend of interracial marriage has taken hold among Brazilians of Japanese descent, with the racial intermarriage rate approximated at 50% and increasing. The interactions between Nikkeijin and natives, says Joshua Hotaka Roth, play a significant role in the emergence of an increasingly multicultural Japan.

He uses the experiences of Japanese Brazilians in Japan to illuminate the racial, cultural, linguistic, and other criteria groups use to distinguish themselves from one by: RETURN MIGRATION OF JAPANESE-BRAZILIANS: THE TRANSFORMATION OF ETHNIC IDENTITY IN THE COUNTRY OF THEIR ANCESTORS By CHIEKO KOYAMA stereos, cameras, jewelry, clothes, books, magazines and comics, and videos are included.

Although many Nikkei-Brazilians cannot get credit cards issued by Japanese banks and credit companies, they can buy. This book examines the construction and reconstruction of the ethnic identities of people of Japanese descent, firstly in the process of emigration to Brazil up to the s, and secondly in the process of return migration to Japan in the s.

Jesus Loves Japan: Return Migration and Global Pentecostalism in a Brazilian Diaspora by Suma Ikeuchi. After the introduction of the "long-term resident" visa, the mass-migration of Nikkeis (Japanese Brazilians) has led to roughlyBrazilian nationals living in Japan.

This book examines the ethnic consequences of the return migration of the Japanese Brazilians to Japan as unskilled foreign workers and their cultural encounter with the Japanese.

Although the Japanese Brazilians are of Japanese descent, most of them were born in Brazil and have become culturally Brazilianized. The contribution Japanese Brazilians make to the Japanese economy may be harder to measure, but is undoubtedly of great significance.

During the bubble years of the s, Japan suffered from a labor shortage. An obvious solution might have been to import migrant labor from nearby Asian countries. And, to some, limited extent, this was done. Faced with an aging workforce, Japanese firms are hiring foreign workers in ever-increasing numbers.

In Japan's government began encouraging the migration of Nikkeijin (overseas Japanese) who are presumed to assimilate more easily than are foreign nationals without a Japanese connection.

More thanNikkeijin, mainly from Brazil, now work in Japan. During the first half of the twentieth century, Japanese immigrants entered Brazil by the tens of thousands. In more recent decades that flow has been reversed: more thanJapanese-Brazilians and their families have relocated to Japan.

Examining these significant but rarely studied transnational movements and the experiences of Japanese-Brazilians, the essays in Searching for 5/5(1). “Ethnic Return Migration in East Asia: Japanese Brazilians in Japan and Conceptions of Homeland.” In Routledge Handbook of Asian Migrations, Brenda Yeoh and Gracia Liu-Farrer, eds.

London: Routledge, pp “Doing Ethnographic Fieldwork with Japanese Americans as a ‘Native Anthropologist.’”. In less than two decades, Japanese Brazilians became the third largest group of migrants in Japan, a status they would keep until ; the fi nancial crisis of brought it to a halt.

The drastic decline that followed shows that for the large majority of these return migrants the concept of ‘return.

After the introduction of the "long-term resident" visa, the mass-migration of Nikkeis (Japanese Brazilians) has led to roughlyBrazilian nationals living in Japan.

While the ancestry-based visa confers Nikkeis' right to settlement virtually as a right of blood, their ethnic ambiguity and working-class profile often prevent them from.

policy drew many Japanese Brazilians to Japan, the vast majority of whom belonged to the second and third generation. This migration was part of a larger phenomenon in which, because of the economic crisis in Brazil, several hundred thousand middle-class and lower middle-class Brazilians left their homeland for the.

First Book Published in from Stanford University Press My first book, Jesus Loves Japan: Return Migration and Global Pentecostalism in a Brazilian Diaspora was published by SUP in For more information, please visit the SUP website.

After the introduction of the “long-term resident” visa, the mass-migration of Nikkeis (Japanese Brazilians) has led to roughlyBrazilian. The Japanese achieved considerable educational and socioeconomic success in Brazil—they had traveled a long and hard way from Japanese immigrant workers to Nikkeijin as a positive minority.

The participation of Japanese officials and government in the promotion of Japanese culture and permanent settlement were decisive for the Nikkeijin in Brazil. The boundaries of ethnic identity between. Jesus Loves Japan book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Return Migration and Global Pentecostalism in a Brazilian Diaspora” as Want to Read: After the introduction of the "long-term resident" visa, the mass-migration of Nikkeis (Japanese Brazilians) has led to roughlyBrazilian nationals living in Japan.

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Free shipping for many products. When Minorities Migrate: The Japanese Brazilians as Positive Minorities in Brazil and Their Return Migration to Japan 2. From Positive to Negative Minority: Ethnic Prejudice and "Discrimination'' Toward the Japanese Brazilians in Japan Part 2. Identity 3. Since the late s, Brazilians of Japanese descent have been "return" migrating to Japan as unskilled foreign workers.

With an immigrant population currently estimated at roughlyJapanese Brazilians are now the second largest group of foreigners in Japan. Ethnic Return Migration in East Asia: Japanese Brazilians in Japan and Conceptions of Homeland, Takeyuki (Gaku) Tsuda 8.

Conceptualising Asian Medical Travel as Medical Migrations, Andrea Whittaker 9. From Asia with Money: the Emigration of the Wealthy, Gracia Liu-Farrer Part III: Re-Conceptualizing Migration Through Asian Experiences In the mids, Japanese Brazilians’ “return” labor migrations to Japan began on a large scale, due to Brazil’s troubled national economy.

More thanBrazilian citizens were residing in Japan in Junewhen the centenary of Japanese immigration was widely celebrated in Brazil.