Pedagogies of the Japanese Diaspora

Racialization and Sexualization in Australia
Part of the International Perspectives on Migration book series (IPMI, volume 6)


The Japanese diaspora in Australia comprises disjunctive histories of migration, settlement, internment, repatriation and transnationalism. The focus on Japanese women in this chapter underlines the significance of racialization and sexualization in the distinctive historical and cultural circumstances of the Japanese diaspora. Racialization and sexualization are understood here as fundamentally pedagogical practices; dynamic and constitutive, they comprise genres of knowledge production and regulation, as well as innovative repertoires of social practice. They are processes by which Japanese migrants learn to live in, and across, cultures and identities and Japanese and Asian in Australia.


International Student Cultural Identity Japanese Woman Torres Strait Islander Marriage Migrant 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Arts and BusinessThe University of the Sunshine CoastQueenslandAustralia
  2. 2.School of Languages and Comparative Cultural StudiesThe University of QueenslandQueenslandAustralia

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