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New Policies for New ResidentsImmigrants, Advocacy, and Governance in Japan and Beyond$
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Deborah J. Milly

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780801452222

Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: August 2016

DOI: 10.7591/cornell/9780801452222.001.0001

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Advocacy and Governance for Immigrants

Advocacy and Governance for Immigrants

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(p.1) Introduction Advocacy and Governance for Immigrants
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New Policies for New Residents
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Deborah J. Milly

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Cornell University Press
DOI:10.7591/cornell/9780801452222.003.0001

This introductory chapter describes Ōizumi and Ōta—both communities in Tokyo—as homes to a substantial number of foreigners in 2013. Ōizumi has 41,000 residents, 14.5 percent of whom are registered foreigners that are mostly Brazilians and Peruvians (84 percent). Meanwhile, 3.3 percent of Ōta's 220,000 residents are registered foreigners: Latin America, (50 percent), Filipinos (14.7 percent) and Chinese (12.6 percent). On that note, Japan has adopted governance approaches and measures for supporting foreign residents similar to those found in other countries. The book comparatively situates Japan with Korea, Spain, and Italy—all of which experienced a marked increase of foreign residents—to examine the dynamics of policy change regarding immigration.

Keywords:   Ōizumi, Ōta, registered foreigners, foreign residents, Japan, Korea, Spain, Italy, Tokyo

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