Sharma, Ursula 1999 Caste. Buckingham ; Philadelphia : Open University Press
Neary, Ian 2003 'Burakumin at the End of History', Social Research: an International Quarterly, 70(1): 269–294.
Neary, Ian 1997 'Burakumin in contemporary Japan', in Weiner, Michael (ed.) Japan's Minorities, London Routlege, pp. 59-83
A more detailed reading list will be distributed at the beginning of the course.