The Convenient Scapegoating Of Blacks In Postwar Japan

@article{Hughes2003TheCS,
  title={The Convenient Scapegoating Of Blacks In Postwar Japan},
  author={S. Hughes},
  journal={Journal of Black Studies},
  year={2003},
  volume={33},
  pages={335 - 353}
}
  • S. Hughes
  • Published 2003
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Black Studies
This article examines former and existing negative messages and images found in Japan about Blacks. It is argued that the elite Japanese used consciously or subconsciously these messages and images as negative communicative tools to strengthen their collective, postwar identity without severing U.S. relations because (a) under the guidance of elite White Americans such as General MacArthur, Japan suffered defeat, one that would make it difficult to rally collective identity through public… Expand
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