20 Credits AUTUMN

Aims/Description: This unit introduces and analyses the history and current situation of minority populations in Japan (e.g. Ainu, Burakumin, Koreans, Chinese and Okinawans) and takes a critical ciew of the dynamics of ethinic and 'race' relations between them and the majority Japanese population. It will also consider the impact of contemporary labour migration to Japan, and the way in which the state manages ethnic conflict.

Staff Contact: Dr Richard Siddle, School of East Asian Studies
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars
Assessment: Formal Examination, Essay

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