Blog-post by Mark Makino – on the Japanese term: “Gaikoku-Jin” which translates: “Outsider-foreigner”
Mark Makino‘s post on the embedded aspects of race, nation, colonialism, and Japanese identity in the term: Gaikoku-Jin (Outsider-Foreigner): Foreign? Western? White? Non-Japanese? Occidental proboscis monsters? https://futurealisreal.wordpress.com/2016/09/07/foreign-western-white-non-japanese-occidental-proboscis-monsters/
The link I comment on in this post, is to a site called Transracial Abductees: A Critique of Intercountry Adoption (link at the end of this commentary). It is a particular perspective and gaze, a big-picture gaze, a gaze that includes histories of hierarchy in the global economy, global culture. … Continue Reading A Blog Site: Critique Empire, Race and Transracial Adoption
Thailand mirrors many of the same phenomenon happening around much of Asia, related to US and European globalization/colonization histories in relation to colorism, Blackness and Whiteness.