KOBAYAKAWA, Akira

  

  

    Position

  

         Institute on Social Theory and Dynamics

  

    Speciality

  

        Modern Buraku Study

  

    Research Theme

  

        The theme is a study of the modern buraku problem based on

      theories pertaining to authority and the State. The study examines

      how the power structure of neo-liberalism functions in peripheral

      areas where burakumin have collided with the general public and

      encounter discrimination.

  

    Recent Works

  

        A Critical Consideration of “Established Theory” on Buraku Community and

       Education: About So-called Buraku School and Power, Buraku Kaiho Kenkyu,

       16, Hiroshima Buraku Liberation Research Institute, 2010, pp 85-10

  

        The Invention of an Apparatus on the Conception of National

      Consciousness: For the New Paradigm of the Buraku Problem

      Studies, Social Theory and Dynamics, 2, Institute on Social Theory

      and Dynamics, 2009, pp.76-93.

  

        Social Thought of Masao Yamamoto in the 1930s: Yamamoto’s Papers

      in the Reconciliation Project Studies, Buraku Kaiho Kenkyu, 14,

      Hiroshima Buraku Liberation Research Institute, 2007, pp 3-20