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Author Shipper, Apichai W. (Apichai Wongsod), 1968-

Title Fighting for foreigners [electronic resource] : immigration and its impact on Japanese democracy / Apichai W. Shipper.

Imprint Ithaca [N.Y.] : Cornell University Press, 2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xv, 216 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Associative activism -- Controlling foreigners : Japan's foreign worker policy -- Long-distance nationalism : political activities of immigrant ethnic associations -- Democracy of illegals : organizing support for illegal foreigners -- Local partners : local governments and immigrant rights NGOs -- Foreigners in the public sphere : contesting prevalent social meanings -- Conclusion: Foreigners and democracy.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Immigrants -- Political activity -- Japan.
Aliens -- Political activity -- Japan.
Illegal aliens -- Political activity -- Japan.
Foreign workers -- Japan.
Emigration and immigration law -- Japan.
Democracy -- Japan.
Japan -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780801447150 (cloth : alk. paper)
0801447151 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780801461828 (e-book)

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