Open University of Japan
Sociology of Urban Underclass
Empirical study of dynamics of urban underclass and the change of
form of control over them. Research about the trend of various
actors on the so-called ‘homeless problem’: administration,
supporting group, group of homeless people and citizen/residents,
and the real picture of homeless policies.
Kitagawa, Yukihiko, 2005.2, “Poverty and Exclusion of Men who Live
Alone: Focusing on the Relationship between Homeless People and
Welfare Administration,” Iwata, Masami & Akihiko Nishizawa eds.,
Poverty and Social Exclusion: What Undermines the Welfare Society,
Tokyo: Mineruva Shoboh, pp.223-242.
Kitagawa, Yukihiko, 2002.11, “Poverty of Homeless People and the
Formation of Their Group: A Case of Area Around Shinzhuku
Station,” Koma, Tohru ed., Anthropology of Life, vol.5, Money and
Life, Tokyo: Yuzankaku, pp.245-267.
Kitagawa, Yukihiko, 2002.3, “Construction of Homeless Problem: A
Case of Tokyo,” Japanese Association of Sociology for Human
Liberation, Bulletin of Sociology for Human Liberation, vol.16, no.1,
List of Work of Kitagawa, Yukihiko
http://www7a.biglobe.ne.jp/~ninja/ List of Literature on Yoseba,
Homeless People and ‘Homeless Problem’(It is revised irregularly.)