Asian Ethnology Podcast
Interview with Susanne Klien: Urban Migrants in Rural Japan
Interviewer: Ben Dorman
Recorded 11 March 2021
In this episode, Susanne Klien discusses her recent book Urban Migrants in Rural Japan: Between Agency and Anomie in a Post-growth Society (SUNY Press, 2020). She touches on her motivations for doing the research, the reasons for migrants relocating to rural areas, and some of the challenges they face after relocation, amongst other issues. She also addresses some questions that were asked in a book talk given on 22 February 2021 that was part of the Asian Ethnology Series.
Music used with kind permission of the performer, shamisen master Koji Yamaguchi.
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