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Chikako Kashiwazaki

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Course Description:

This course introduces students to 'multiethnic Japan'. Although Japanese society is often portrayed as ethnically homogeneous, its members include diverse groups of people such as the Ainu, Okinawans, zainichi Koreans, and various 'newcomer' foreign residents. In this course, students will learn about minority groups in Japan and their relations with the majority 'Japanese' population. The goal of this course is to acquire basic knowledge and analytic tools to discuss issues concerning ethnic relations in Japan and elsewhere.

Classes: 13
One 90-minute class per week

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