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Discussing the “Multicultural” in Japanese Society

  • Ryoko Tsuneyoshi
Chapter
Part of the Education in the Asia-Pacific Region: Issues, Concerns and Prospects book series (EDAP, volume 47)

Abstract

As societies around the world face the forces of globalization, even societies like Japan’s, which were often considered to be relatively “homogeneous,” are facing diversity within. With the inflow of foreigners over the last several decades, there has arisen in Japan a discourse on what is “multicultural” in Japanese society, especially among the localities that are at the forefront of its diversifying society.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Graduate School of EducationThe University of TokyoTokyoJapan

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