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Ana Claudia Higashi Suárez

Ana Claudia Higashi Suárez is 24 years old and has a bachelor's degree in Communication for Development, interested in gender and diversity issues, education and interculturality. She is of Japanese and Afro-Peruvian descent.

Last updated July 2021

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Nikkei Chronicles #10—Nikkei Generations: Connecting Families & Communities
The sociocultural impacts of Japanese immigration in Peru

July 19, 2021 • Ana Claudia Higashi Suárez

How has Japanese immigration influenced Peruvian society? The hypothesis of this research is that Japanese immigration to Peru has had a sociocultural influence through contributions, customs and habits that remain in our daily lives to this day. 1. SOCIAL CONSEQUENCES OF JAPANESE IMMIGRATION Discrimination against Japanese descendants Discrimination against Japanese descendants has occurred since the time of Japanese Immigration to Peru until the present. As the Japanese community grew, Peruvians began to see the Japanese as a threat. A feeling …

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