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ERIC Number: EJ974741
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Aug
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 16
ISSN: ISSN-0907-5682
"Children of Kinegawa" and the Transformation of the "Buraku Identity" in Japan
Cangia, Flavia
Childhood: A Global Journal of Child Research, v19 n3 p360-374 Aug 2012
The present article explores the way children engaged with the buraku issue in Japan shape the collective discourses concerning the "buraku minority identity", and re-design the "Otherness", through being rooted in non-ethnic and universal standards, such as local attachment, socioeconomic values, community and family-based relationships. The author illustrates this by introducing the various social fields in which children participate in the representation of the "buraku culture", with a focus on children in Kinegawa and surroundings, in Tokyo. (Contains 19 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Japan (Tokyo)