AOKI, Hideo

 

 

     Position

 

       Ph.D., Sociology

      Director, Institute on Social Theory and Dynamics  
      Director, Institute on Hiroshima Buraku Liberation Research
      Director, Japan Memorial Society for the Students Killed in the War

       (Wadatsumi Society)

 

   Speciality

 

        Research of urban bottom people; yoseba (day laborer's district),

      homelessness in Osaka and Tokyo in Japan, and squatter and

      homelessness in Metro Manila, Philippines

   

      Research of Japanese modernization; the buraku problem, the

      mental structure of soldier in Asia-Pacific War, and the life history

      of a craftsman of marquetry in Kanazawa City, Japan

 

    Rsearch Theme

 

      Sociology of urban bottom people, which aims to study yoseba (day

     laborer's district), homelessness in modern Japan and vagrancy in

     the pre-war period, to study squatter and homelessness in Metro

     Manila from the standpoint of international comparison, and finally to

     construct a theory on the global city in the developing country

     focusing on the bottom people.

     Key words: urban bottom people, vagrancy, globalization

   

     Sociology of Japanese modernization, which aims to study the buraku

     problem, the mental structure of soldier and the life history of a

     craftsman of marquetry in Kanazawa City focusing on the impact of

     modernization to the ordinary people and to consider its meaning in

     contemporary Japanese society.

     Key words: modernization, ordinary people, mental structure

   

   Achievement   

    

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