Japanese diaspora

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  • Chinese-America Research Paper

    Summary Chinese-Americans found themselves in the middle of racism even though they weren 't considered the enemy. The enemy being the Japanese. Many Chinese-Americans, found work hard to come by. Many Chinese-Americans even contemplated returning to their home country after being schooled so they would not have to face the racial discrimination. However, Chinese-Americans found the opportunity to find work and fight against the enemy. While the Chinese-American men and women went off to fight in the war, employment in Chinatown rapidly decreased, and many shops had to be closed down because of lack of employment. Employment in the war effort increased and many Chinese-Americans found themselves working engineering jobs. Many Chinese-Americans considered this war effort a risk to help their chances on becoming citizens of the United States, and eventually the immigration act against the Chinese was repealed and residents were granted citizenships. Like Chinese-Americans, Filipino, Korean, Indian, German, and Italian Americans were victim off racial discrimination. Filipino-Americans, many of them immigrants or descendants of immigrants, found social life hard in America. Theaters, restaurants, and more social checkpoints would deny service to Filipinos. Like the Chinese-Americans, the Filipinos found their time to prove…

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  • Japanese Stereotypes

    altered the course of American history,the attacks also changed the way Americans viewed and treated Japanese Americans. These resentments and mistreatments of Japanese immigrants, began long before the bombing of Pearl Harbor ever took place. These biases were even present here, in the state of Washington. After the attacks on Pearl Harbor, many viewed the Japanese- Americans as threats to the country and how they should be treated became a subject of debate in popular magazines at the time.…

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  • 2. What Is The Point Behind The Stories During Sone

    reside as a family. 2) How did the author 's education reflect her being torn between two cultures? Being born in the United States and being forced to assimilate into two different world, the young child (the author) became confused and resentful, having to go to a Japanese (secondary)…

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  • Japanese American Interview Paper

    many research studies on the topic of LGBT characters in media, but I decided to make my study unique by studying how they are understood by a certain cultural group. I chose Japanese Americans because Japan and America have very contrasting views and distinct understanding on the LGBT community in society. With this, my audience based research question was the following: how are Mitch and Cam understood by the Japanese American community? To answer the question I created, I chose to interview…

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  • Matsuo Basho Analysis

    haiku filled with the idea of Mujōkan. The idea of Mujōkan is come of Buddhism, and it has finally become a unique idea in Japan. Mujō means that everything is changing and nothing is eternal. However, Japanese people view the transience as a treasure. According to Munesuke Mita, some common symbols of Mujōkan in literatures would be anything that is passing away, flowing away, and going away. (Mita,118) Mita also refers that the awareness of the uncertain nature of the future is a common…

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  • Organizational Analysis: Museum Of Contemporary Art

    Art Organizational Analysis Paper There is such diversity located within Los Angeles that can be seen through the history and current times. Many people, in the community, however do not know the history or cultures of LA and one way to that is to visit museums. All museums have a purpose and mission statement set to bring the guest understanding or guideline on their collection of works. With the field trips into Los Angeles the two museums, Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) and the Japanese…

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  • An Analysis Of Kabuo's Snow Falling On Cedars

    restricting the lives of Asian Americans. Although many of the novel’s characters passively discriminate against their Japanese neighbors, often behind their backs, Etta Heine, mother of the deceased Carl Heine, blatantly states her hatred towards the ethnic group. In the novel, Etta uses the war as justification for her bigotry, stating, “They’re Japs. We’re in a war with them. We can’t have spies around” (Guterson 126). Etta disguises her prejudice through a plea of safety; she claims to…

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  • Japanese Culture Essay

    Japanese Culture Lives in Hawaiian Business The Japanese archipelago sits to the east of the Eurasian mainland. The land area is about 378,000km², making it the sixtieth largest country in the world by land mass. It is about one twenty-fifth the size of the U.S. Japan also has extraordinary business sense based on their customs which gathers the interest of other countries. With the progress of globalization, Japanese people and Japanese concepts spread across national borders and are a huge…

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  • Racial Group Analysis: Japanese Immigrants

    I have chosen the Japanese for my racial group analysis. I chose them for the sole reason that they are the fewest Asian group in number here in the U.S. The history of Japanese immigrants is not so different from other immigrants such as the Chinese. There are some well known stereotypes and racial slurs about the Japanese that are, in fact, quite absurd. While there aren’t many Japanese Americans, compared to other Asian groups, they still have a large impact in our society. Japan…

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  • Snow Falling On Cedars Book Report

    he described how islanders described many Japanese immigrants when they first came around 1883, “Thirty-nine Japanese worked at the Port Jefferson mill, but the census taker neglected to list them by name, referring instead to Jap Number 1, Jap Number 2, Jap Number 3, Japan Charlie, Old Jap Sam, Laughing Jap, Dwarf Jap, Chippy, Boots, and Stumpy- names of this sort instead of real names,” (Guterson 75). Instead of calling them by their real names, Islanders used numbers and weird words to call…

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