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Opening Up Japan
An argument for policy changes in immigration law in Japan.
# 142466 | 1,250 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Political Science (Non-U.S.) , Asian Studies (General) , Hot Topics (Immigration)

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The paper reveals that Japan is losing population, perhaps as much as one-quarter by the middle of the 21st century. The paper discusses how production jobs have gone to China, but Japan needs IT and technology and service jobs which its own people are either not willing or able to fulfill. The paper argues that to prevent Japan from sinking economically, immigration is justified, and policy changes must be initiated by the government.

From the Paper:

"Japan has always been known as a "closed society." While, over the centuries, the U.S. and Australia, to name just two nations, have thrived because of immigration that provided new blood, so to speak, for industry and productivity, Japan has always been xenophobic. To the Japanese, other people were somehow beneath them, A good example is how the Japanese treated Koreans before and during World War II, as well as the Chinese. But, this closed society now faces the problem of declining population. The birth rate is declining, and government sources seem to indicate that by the middle of the 21st century, Japan's population may be only about..."

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