Local Government Migrant Policies in Tokyo, Japan: National Exclusion, Local Inclusion

Local Government Migrant Policies in Tokyo, Japan: National Exclusion, Local Inclusion

By: Stephen Robert Nagy (author)Hardback

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It documents with precise detail Japanese policies towards immigrants and how this impacts how multi-cultural policies have been implemented by local governments. The author draws on extensive in depth interviews with government officials and his own 4-year tenure as the International Relations Coordinator in a local government in Tokyo. His findings demonstrate that in contemporary Japan, the integration of foreigners is being led by local governments. There are many factors contributing to immigration into Japan. With Japan facing a labor shortage this book examines policies that help to build a multi-cultural approach towards migrant populations looking for work.

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Contents

1. Foreword by David Champman; 2. From Cultural Exchange to Multicultural Coexistence; 3. Searching for the Meaning of Multicultural Coexistence through Ideas; 4. Practices of Multicultural Coexistence by Local Governments in the Tokyo Metropolitan Area; 5. Multicultural Coexistence Practices in Tachikawa City; 6. Multicultural Coexistence Practices in Shinjuku Ward.

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/07/2012
  • ISBN13: 9780773430624
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 620
  • ID: 9780773430624
  • ISBN10: 0773430628

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