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Includes 34 essays from top students in background, classics, philosophy, and political technological know-how to light up Greek and Roman political inspiration in all its range and depth.

• deals a large survey of historical political suggestion from Archaic Greece via past due Antiquity
• methods historic political philosophy from either a normative and old focus
• Examines Greek and Roman political notion inside historic context and modern debate
• Explores the function of historical political proposal in a variety of philosophies, akin to the person and group, human rights, faith, and cosmopolitanism

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Yoko Sellek (2001) maintains that the influx of foreign workers since the late 1970s can be divided into three different stages. 1 50 45 40 39 47 47 42 23 Age Graduate 12 years of schooling 10 years of schooling Graduate Graduate Graduate 12 years of schooling 12 years of schooling Education 1988 1987 1997 1996 1987 1988 1986 2005 Long-term visa Long-term visa PR PR Working visa PR Status in Japan Japanese Japanese (citizen) First Japanese; PR later, B’Deshi Burmese First Japanese Later B’Deshi B’Deshi First Japanese later B’Deshi Japanese Single Year of Nationality migration of wife International Local National National and multinational Multinational National Local/National Local National/ Local/ International 30 6 5 13 3 4 75 3 B’Deshi, Nepalese and Indian Japanese B’Deshi Fiji B’Deshi, Nepalese, Indonesian, Thai and Sri Lankan Japanese, B’Deshi Vietnamese B’Deshi B’Deshi Nepali and Bangladeshi Japanese and South Asian Nationality/ No of Origins of employees employees Car export, restaurant Used car business but now, mostly used tyre business Calling card (producer), food staff, electronics Used tyre, used car (50 to 60 car exports on average monthly) Car businesses (local market for foreigners such as students, working visa holders) Travel agency (worked for travel agency for long) Editor of Bengali bi-monthly magazine (also works for a restaurant full time) Car business Clothes (2 clothe shops in Japan: clothes are brought from South Korea and China) 17 18 20 25 Source: Author’s survey.

There are various reasons for concentration, such as social, economic, housing and transportation factors, but pure inertia, reduction of transactions costs and networks could have been at work as well. Whatever the reason, it is evident that a critical mass of Indian residents (largely professionals) is concentrating in specific areas with close geographical proximity to each other, thereby contributing to a diaspora in the making. The formation of a diaspora is strengthened as community members begin living with their families on a long-term basis in their new country of work.

The quickest and most efficient means of communication is the telephone. However, the cost of direct calling is expensive and these migrants incur costly bills when they talk long distance to their relatives. The early Bangladeshi migrant entrepreneurs seized this opportunity to establish calling card businesses in Japan. It is the Bangladeshis who dominated the calling card trade since its emergence in the late 1990s. We identified three major calling card companies that control, as they claim, almost 70 per cent of the market.

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