First published in 1997, this volume confronts the common impression of Japan as a successfully homogeneous society which conceals some profound tensions, and one such case is presented by the ethnic Korean community. Despite many shared cultural features there are marked contrasts between the Japanese and Korean value systems and interaction is embittered by Japan’s colonial record in Korea up to 1945. This study examines all major aspects of the Korean experience in Japan including their evolving legal status, political divisions and cultural life as well as the effect of Japan’s relations with Korean regimes.
Part 1. Overview. 1. Japan’s Hidden Minorities. 2. What it Means to be a Korean in Japan. 3. Divisions in the Korean Community: the Soren, the Mindan, the Mintoren. Part 2. 4. The Evolution of the Korean Community’s Legal Status. 5. Names. 6. Nationality and Naturalization. 7. Alien Registration and Immigration Control. 8. The Vote. Part 3. Conflict Between the Two Cultures. 9. Marriage. 10. Accommodation. 11. The Utoro Mass Eviction Case. 12. Work. 13. Violence and the School System. Part 4. Cultural Issues. 14. Education. 15. Religion. 16. Apartheid in Death: the Korean Atomic Bomb Memorial. 17. Korean Writers in Japanese. 18. Conclusion.
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