Publications


Academic / Journal Articles


Still A Negative Case? Japan’s Changing Refugee Policy In The Face Of New Geopolitical Challenges


Maximilien Xavier Rehm

Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus, vol. 22(6), 2024 Jun


Shutting the Door: Japan’s COVID-19 Border Control Policy in the Context of Its (Non-)Immigration Policy


Maximilien Xavier Rehm

Migration Policy Review, vol. 15, 2023 May, pp. 194-218


The Admission of Foreigners as “Human Resources”: The Contradictory Approach of Japan


Maximilien Xavier Rehm

Global Resource Management Journal, vol. 9, 2023 Mar, pp. 73-91



Other Written Work


Reevaluating Japan’s landmark foreign worker reforms


Maximilien Xavier Rehm

East Asia Forum, 2024 May 14


Is Japan Shifting Towards A Values-Based Foreign Policy?


Maximilien Xavier Rehm

Foreign Analysis, 2024 May 5


Japan: Can foreign policy achievements save Kishida?


Maximilien Xavier Rehm

The Interpreter, Lowy Institute, 2024 Apr 19


Biden, Kishida And Sustainable Security In East Asia


Maximilien Xavier Rehm

Foreign Analysis, 2024 Mar 5


Why won’t Kishida adopt a formal immigration policy?


Maximilien Xavier Rehm

East Asia Forum, 2023 Nov 23



Master's Thesis



Conference Presentations & Talks


How Has the Political Discourse in Japan with Regards to Immigration Changed? A Quantitative Analysis of Four Decades of Political Debate in the National Diet.


Maximilien Xavier Rehm, Richard East

The Migration Conference 2024, Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City, Mexico, 2024 Jul 9


Japan, das zögerliche (nicht-)Einwanderungsland


Maximilien Xavier Rehm

Human Dignity Center at Doshisha University, Doshisha University, Kyoto, 2024 Feb 8


The Institutionalizing of International Education Policy as a Labor Migration Pathway: Analyzing Four Decades of Policymaking in Japan


Maximilien Xavier Rehm

International Symposium on Democratizing International Student Mobility, Waseda University, Tokyo, 2024 Feb 2


Why Does Japan Not Have an Immigration Policy? Explaining Past Policy Choices from the Perspective of Historical Institutionalism


Maximilien Xavier Rehm

JAMPS 2023 Annual Conference, Meiji University, Tokyo, 2023 May 28


Why Does Japan Not Have an Immigration Policy? The 1990 Immigration Reforms as a “Critical Juncture” in Policymaking


Maximilien Xavier Rehm

6th Conference of the Doshisha University Association of Global Studies, Doshisha University, Kyoto, 2022 Nov 26


Quoted In / Other Contributions





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