Young Koreans Against Ethnic Discrimination in Japan: A Case Study of a Grassroots and Networking-Style Movement (Mintôren)

  • Yasunori FukuokaEmail author
  • Yukiko Tsujiyama
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Japan is often described as a homog eneous society free of ethnic discrimination. In fact, Japan has its share of ethnic minorities, among them the Ainu, an indigenous people centralized in Hokkaido in northern Japan, and over a million ethnic Koreans who were brought to Japan during its colonization of Korea1. All experienced discrimination in Japanese society.


Japanese Government Korean Student Ethnic Discrimination Korean Child Japanese Teacher 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Saitama UniversitySaitamaJapan
  2. 2.Kyoritsu Women’s University, ChiyodaTokyoJapan

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