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Migrant workers in Japan

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Published by K. Paul in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan.
    • Subjects:
    • Alien labor -- Government policy -- Japan,
    • Emigration and immigration law

    • Edition Notes

      StatementHiroshi Komai ; translated by Jens Wilkinson.
      SeriesJapanese studies, Japanese studies series.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8728.5.A2 K66513 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 305 p. :
      Number of Pages305
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1114715M
      ISBN 100710304994
      LC Control Number94040694

      Women Migrant Workers puts forward a compelling case for the immediate reform of immigration and employment laws and policies in receiving nations so that women migrant workers from the global south employed in so-called low-skilled, low-waged occupations or undocumented workers are not subject to discrimination and marginalization. The book.


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This is the first comprehensive study of migrant workers in Japan. Foreign workers in Japan fall into four categories: those who entered the country illegally; so-called overstayers who entered legally then stayed on past the expiry date of their visas; those who are performing unauthorized labor which their valid visa does not entitle them to do; and people of Japanese descent from.

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This book explores the impact of foreign migrant workers on elements of sovereign power in Japan and examines how the country's immigration control has been reshaped by the existence of these workers.

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It traces the changing situation of foreign migrant workers in Japan from the mid s to the present day. A "migrant worker" is a person who either migrates within their home country or outside it to pursue t workers usually do not have an intention to stay permanently in the country or region in which they work.

Migrant workers who work outside their home country are also called foreign may also be called expatriates or guest workers, especially when they. Migrant Desk.

Beginnings of the Movement of Foreign Workers to Japan Migration in Japan cannot be described apart from the military annexation of Korea by Japan. Beginning inthe dominant presence of Japan on the Korean Peninsula greatly increased.

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Since its initial publication, the book has informed countless students and scholars and set the research agenda on labor migration and transnational families. With this second edition, Rhacel Salazar. The international division of labour between Japan and the Third World, especially Asia, as well as Japan's peculiar form of capitalism, make it unavoidable that medium- and small-scale enterprises in Japan will, because of poor labour conditions, have to rely on migrant workers.

This book reveals how migrants enter, what difficulties they face. Read "Migrant Workers In Japan" by Komai available from Rakuten Kobo. First Published in Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa : Taylor And Francis.

Women migrant workers. Public attitudes towards migrant workers in Japan, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. Public support for migrant workers remains limited in key destination countries in ASEAN, reveals a joint ILO/UN Women report warning against discriminatory attitudes and practices against migrant workers.

Ando Isamu SJ Jesuit Social Center staff Head of Migrant Desk. Foreign workers in Japan hit recordThe number of foreign workers in Japan stood atat the end of last October, up percent from a year before according to the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry.

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permanent residence for themselves in the wake of the post war era Japan. Foreign migrant labor became Japan’s next source of low-wage workers from s to s. Japan’s economy began to thrive in the s and s as more foreign labor began to enter Japan (Douglass and Roberts6).

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