An Introduction to the Buraku Issue: Questions and Answers, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

An Introduction to the Buraku Issue

Questions and Answers, 1st Edition

By Suehiro Kitaguchi, Alastair McLauchlan


224 pages

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Translated with an Intoduction by Alastair McLaughlin. The extent of discrimination against the Buraku communities is one of the most sensitive issues facing the Japanese government and the social coherence of contemporary Japan.


'This book is highly recommended reading for all who maintain an interest in what remains a sensitive issue in contemporary Japanese society.' - Florian Coulmas, The Japan Times

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General