Burakumin



ETHNONYMS: Eta, Hinin (historic, derogatory); Hisabetsumin; Outcaste; Shin-Heimin (historic, often derogatory); Tokushu Burakumin (often derogatory)


Kinship

Burakumin kinship practice generally follows that of the mainstream Japanese. (See the article on Japanese for a description.)


See also Japanese ; Kolisuch'ǒk

Bibliography

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Buraku Liberation Research Institute, ed. (1985). White Paper on Human Rights in Japan. Osaka: Buraku Kaihō Kenkyūsho.


De Vos, George A., and Hiroshi Wagatsuma (1966). Japan's Invisible Race: Caste in Culture and Personality. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press.


Donoghue, John D. (1977). Pariah Persistence in Changing Japan. Washington, D.C.: University Press of America.


Kawamoto, Shoichi (1985). Hisabetsu Buraku no Kōzō to Keisei. Tokyo: Sanichi Shōbō.


Miyoshi, Shoichiro (1980). Hisabetsu Buraku no Keisei to Tenkai. Tokyo: Kashiwa Shōbō. Rev. ed. 1991.


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Takagi, Masayuki (1991). "A Living Legacy of Discrimination." Japan Quarterly (July-September) : 283-290.


Wolferen, Karel von (1989). The Enigma of Japanese Power. New York: Knopf.


Yoshino, I. Roger, and Sueo Murakoshi (1977). The Invisible Visible Race. Osaka: Buraku Kaihō Kenkyūsho.

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