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Between Two EmpiresRace, History, and Transnationalism in Japanese America$
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Eiichiro Azuma

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780195159400

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159400.001.0001

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Wages of Immigrant Internationalism

Wages of Immigrant Internationalism

Nisei in the Ancestral Land

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(p.135) 6 Wages of Immigrant Internationalism
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Between Two Empires
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Eiichiro Azuma (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159400.003.0007

This chapter examines the decision of Japanese immigrant parents and leaders to send their children to school abroad. Issei found many advantages in transnational education, including the improvement of the Nisei's employment opportunities and the narrowing of cultural and linguistic gaps between the first and second generations. Many also saw the purposes of study abroad in terms similar to community-based language instruction at home. Immigrant parents anticipated that attending school in Japan would enhance their childreni's appreciation of a moral and dignified lifestyle based on Japanese ethics.

Keywords:   Japanese immigrants, transnational education, Issei, Nisei, Japan

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