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Introduction: Japan as an Ethno-Nationalist Immigrant Society

Gracia Liu-Farrer

in Immigrant Japan: Mobility and Belonging in an Ethno-nationalist Society

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748622
eISBN:
9781501748646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748622.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This introductory chapter provides an overview of Japan as an immigrant country. Japan has become an immigrant country de facto. Starting in the 1980s, to stave off economic decline caused by labor ... More


Racial Migrations: New York City and the Revolutionary Politics of the Spanish Caribbean

Jesse E. Hoffnung-Garskof

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691183534
eISBN:
9780691185750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183534.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In the late nineteenth century, a small group of Cubans and Puerto Ricans of African descent settled in the segregated tenements of New York City. At an immigrant educational society in Greenwich ... More


Conclusion: Realities, Challenges, and Promises of Immigrant Japan

Gracia Liu-Farrer

in Immigrant Japan: Mobility and Belonging in an Ethno-nationalist Society

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748622
eISBN:
9781501748646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748622.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This concluding chapter summarizes the central issues that characterize immigrant experiences in Japan, and reflects on their implications both for migration studies broadly and for Japan's own ... More


Nathan Cohen, the Man without a Country

Elliott Young

in Forever Prisoners: How the United States Made the World's Largest Immigrant Detention System

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190085957
eISBN:
9780190085988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190085957.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

Nathan Cohen, a Russian-Brazilian Jew, was declared insane and deported from the United States in 1914. After being twice refused landing in Brazil and Argentina, Cohen remained trapped on a ship in ... More


Mongrels or Marvels: The Levantine Writings of Jacqueline Shohet Kahanoff

Deborah A. Starr and Sasson Somekh (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804769532
eISBN:
9780804777889
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804769532.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The writings of Jacqueline Shohet Kahanoff (1917–1979) offer a refreshing reassessment of Arab–Jewish relations in the Middle East. A member of the bourgeois Jewish community in Cairo, Kahanoff grew ... More


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