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Wickstrum, Yuuka Okayama University
Abstract
This paper discusses the complexity and the transition of the legal and social status of ethnic Koreans (Zainichi Koreans) after the Second World War. It outlines how the legal status of Zainichi Koreans without Japanese nationality remained precarious for four decades after the war. After numerous reforms in Japanese nationality law over the years, in 1991 finally the status of all the Zainichi Koreans with South Korean/Chōsen nationality was categorised into ‘special permanent residents.’ This paper also looks at two main ethnic organisations: pro-North Korea Chongryun and pro-South Korea Mindan. It examines how some Zainichi Koreans were split according to the organisations in which they participated, which led to the division of Korean communities in Japan.
Keywords
Zainichi Koreans
nationality
Japan’s immigration control
ethnic organisations
Publication Title
Bulletin of Institute for Education and Student Services, Okayama University
Published Date
2016-12-30
Volume
volume1
Publisher
岡山大学全学教育・ 学生支援機構
Publisher Alternative
Institute for Education and Student Services, Okayama University
Start Page
43
End Page
62
ISSN
2432-9665
Content Type
Departmental Bulletin Paper
OAI-PMH Set
岡山大学
language
英語
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publisher
NAID
Eprints Journal Name
biess