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Japanese Working Holiday Makers and their Return to the Japanese Labour Market: Before and After

Kawashima, Kumiko


The Working Holiday is a relatively new but rapidly growing form of transnational mobility. In Australia, Working Holiday Makers (WHMs) form the largest group of Japanese temporary migrants, and their numbers have been increasing. In this paper, I will discuss the experience of returned WHMs in the light of Japanese labour practice. For my interlocutors, the motivations for taking a Working Holiday were frequently related to their dissatisfaction with their status and future prospects as...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Asian Studies Review
DOI: 10.1080/10357823.2010.508765


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