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Borderline Japan: Foreigners and Frontier Controls in the Postwar Era , and: Immigration and Citizenship in Japan (review)

Borderline Japan: Foreigners and Frontier Controls in the Postwar Era , and: Immigration and... withstand such internal criticism at present. As with many international disputes, time may present opportunities for solutions. Togo Kazuhiko, a for¯ ¯ mer Japanese senior diplomat who played a leading role in the negotiations with Russia from the late 1980s to 2001, identified five opportunities to settle the Northern Territories problem.2 Yet, none of the proposals presented was mutually acceptable then. Scholars may be able to contribute to such diplomatic efforts by providing ideas and information and to prepare for the time when such an opportunity presents itself again. Some of the ideas presented in Peace in Northeast Asia may possibly become useful then. Borderline Japan: Foreigners and Frontier Controls in the Postwar Era. By Tessa Morris-Suzuki. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2010. xi, 272 pages. £55.00, cloth; £21.99, paper. Immigration and Citizenship in Japan. By Erin Aeran Chung. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2010. £45.00, cloth; $60.00, E-book. Reviewed by Petrice R. Flowers University of Hawai`i at Manoa ¯ Tessa Morris-Suzuki's Borderline Japan: Foreigners and Frontier Controls in the Postwar Era and Erin Aeran Chung's Immigration and Citizenship in Japan offer innovative approaches and new insights into questions of migration and citizenship in Japan. Both books situate Japan's immigration http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Journal of Japanese Studies Society for Japanese Studies

Borderline Japan: Foreigners and Frontier Controls in the Postwar Era , and: Immigration and Citizenship in Japan (review)

The Journal of Japanese Studies , Volume 38 (1) – Feb 1, 2012

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withstand such internal criticism at present. As with many international disputes, time may present opportunities for solutions. Togo Kazuhiko, a for¯ ¯ mer Japanese senior diplomat who played a leading role in the negotiations with Russia from the late 1980s to 2001, identified five opportunities to settle the Northern Territories problem.2 Yet, none of the proposals presented was mutually acceptable then. Scholars may be able to contribute to such diplomatic efforts by providing ideas and information and to prepare for the time when such an opportunity presents itself again. Some of the ideas presented in Peace in Northeast Asia may possibly become useful then. Borderline Japan: Foreigners and Frontier Controls in the Postwar Era. By Tessa Morris-Suzuki. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2010. xi, 272 pages. £55.00, cloth; £21.99, paper. Immigration and Citizenship in Japan. By Erin Aeran Chung. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2010. £45.00, cloth; $60.00, E-book. Reviewed by Petrice R. Flowers University of Hawai`i at Manoa ¯ Tessa Morris-Suzuki's Borderline Japan: Foreigners and Frontier Controls in the Postwar Era and Erin Aeran Chung's Immigration and Citizenship in Japan offer innovative approaches and new insights into questions of migration and citizenship in Japan. Both books situate Japan's immigration

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Published: Feb 1, 2012

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