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Author Papademetriou, Demetrios G.

Title Reinventing Japan : immigration's role in shaping Japan's future / by Demetrios G. Papademetriou and Kimberly A. Hamilton
Published Washington, D.C. : Carnegie Endowment for International Peace : distributed by Brookings Institution Press, [2000]
Table of Contents
 Tables and Figuresvi
1.Why Immigration Now Matters in Japan9
  The "Heisei Boom" and the Onset of Labor Shortfalls10
  The Collapse of the Bubble Economy12
  Aging, Japan's Workforce, and the Japanese Future15
  External Influences on Immigration to Japan21
2.A Profile of Japan's Foreign Population25
3.Japanese Responses to Immigration32
  Turning a Blind Eye: Local versus National Approaches to Immigration32
  The Rights of Foreign Workers and the 1990 Immigration Control Act34
  Japan and Its Korean Community43
  Japan's Domestic Policy Debate about Foreign Workers46
  Foreign Direct Investment and Overseas Development Assistance52
 Epilogue: Seven Immigration Policy "Rules" for Japan to Consider65
 About the Authors73
 International Migration Policy Program74
 Carnegie Endowment for International Peace75


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Description vii, 75 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Series International migration policy program ; 10
International Migration Policy Program (Series) ; 10
Contents Introduction -- Why immigration now matters in Japan -- The "heisei boom" and the onset of labor shortfalls -- The collapse of the bubble economy -- Aging, Japan's work force and the Japanese future -- External influences on immigration to Japan -- A profile of Japan's foreign population -- Japanese responses to immigration -- Turning a blind eye : local vs. national approaches to immigration -- The rights of foreign workers and the 1990 immigration control act -- Japan and its Korean community -- Japan's domestic policy debate about foreign workers -- Foreign direct investment and overseas development assistance -- Conclusion -- Policy epilogue : seven immigration policy "rules" for Japan to consider
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 67-72) and index
Subject Explorers.
Japan -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy.
Genre/Form Adventure fiction.
Author Hamilton, Kimberly A.
LC no. 00010227
ISBN 0870031821 (paperback: alk. paper)