Create your own awesome maps

Even on the go

with our free apps for iPhone, iPad and Android

Get Started

Already have an account?
Log In

Masteroppgave: ny struktur by Mind Map: Masteroppgave: ny struktur
0.0 stars - 0 reviews range from 0 to 5

Masteroppgave: ny struktur

1A) Formal Thesis Introduction


Introduction: koureika/shoushika


Theory, Methodology, Definitions






integration and assimilation

Terms for min. groups

Collectivist/group-oriented societies

Research question

Language and transcription


2A) Historic Chapter A (pre-1945)

Pre Tokugawa Period

Tokugawa Period

Meiji Period

Meiji Accounts of Islamic World

Pan-Asianism & Pan-Islamism: mutual interests



Islamic admiration for / presence in Japan

Taisho Period

Manchuria 1932->

1938 Mosque

1942 Okawa Shumei

1942 Invasion Dutch Indies

Summary of pre-1945

2B) Historic Chapter B (post-1945)

Japanese Empire dissolves 1952



1989/1990 New Law

2000 United Nations Report

3A) Historical Ideological Chapter A: Tokugawa/Meiji

Geographical distance VS Time

Ka-i, assimilation. Identity flux of Ainu/Rykyu


Otherness of foreigners emphasized: 1600s/1700s/1800s

3B) Historical Ideological chapter B: Contemporary (postwar) Japan

Cultural nationalism in Japan

Imagined cultural homogeinity


Racism and prejudice

Notion of 'race' and concept of blood line

Concept of blood line

4) Status quo of immigrant situation in Japan

Assimilation: top-down process of domestic imperialism, or slow down-top process?

Assimilation pressure

Integration as median

Increasing ties to Home country

Long-Distance Nationalism and Transnational identities

Today's reality for foreign workers, and Muslims especially

Muslims in Japan today, Mosques, Difficulties

Challenges for foreigners - seperate worlds

Working conditions for foreigners

Images of Muslims, Muslim image A: "terrorist", image B: "illegal", image C: "violent", image D: "uncivilized"/"barbarian"

Physical characteristics / "Barbarians" VS religion

More on beards + orientalism

Over-emphasis on foreigners’ ’otherness’

Representations of foreigners in three different television shows

linking contemporary TV shows to traditional ideological currents

bad 'PR'

Muslims' images of themselves

5) Multiculturalism

Genesis of Multiculturalism

Criticism of multiculturalism

Gastarbeiter Norway/Germany

Multiculturalism and capitalism

Comparison mulitculturalism in different models


Canada and Australia


South Korea / Japan

Problematic aspects of applying 'multiculturalism' theory to Japan

Going against the hegemonic discourse: Is Japan really ‘anti Multiculturalism’ / ‘ideology of assimilation’?, pro-multiculturalism movements/scholars/opinion leaders, anti-multiculturalism movements! (“chaos!”, “masatsu/friction!”)

6) Discussion and Conclusions


Is Japanesere society collectivist?


7) Literature List

1B) Introduction to Immigrants in Japan

Introduction to the topic of Japan and Immigration / multiculturalism

Number of foreigners. Oldcomers and newcomers

Types of immigrants

Statistics on Muslims in Japan today

Countries of origin, age and employment


Illegal overstayers

End of introduction, build up to historic chapter