Chapter 9. The Pariah Caste in Japan: History and Present Self-Image

  1. A. V. S. de Reuck and
  2. Julie Knight
  1. Hiroshi Wagatsuma

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470719503.ch9

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Caste and Race: Comparative Approaches

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Caste and Race: Comparative Approaches

How to Cite

Wagatsuma, H. (1967) The Pariah Caste in Japan: History and Present Self-Image, in Ciba Foundation Symposium - Caste and Race: Comparative Approaches (eds A. V. S. de Reuck and J. Knight), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470719503.ch9

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1967

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470722930

Online ISBN: 9780470719503

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Keywords:

  • antisemitism;
  • agricultural societies;
  • jews;
  • secret jewish government;
  • judaising christians

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • A Brief Hitorical Background

  • Buraku Movement in Modern Japan

  • General Conditions of Present-Day Buraku

  • Self-Identity as Burakumin

  • The Buraumin's Negative Self-Image

  • Burakumin Response to Discrimination