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Faculty of Sociology, Kansai University
3-3-35 Suita-shi, Osaka, 564-8680 JAPAN
Professor, Faculty of Sociology, Kansai University
major: Urban Sociology
current research interest:
Study of Social History of Mass Culture in Modern Japan
Study of Social Control and Public Orders
4/1979-3/1983 Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
B.A. in Philosophy (major: Sociology)
4/1983-3/1985 Graduate School of Kyoto University: Master course
M.A. in Sociology
4/1985-3/1988 Graduate School of Kyoto University: Ph.D.course
4/1988-3/1990 Assistant Instructor of Kyoto University, Faculty of Letters
4/1990-3/1992 Lecturer of Osaka Kyoiku University, Osaka, Japan
Faculty of Education
4/1992-3/1993 Associate Professor of Osaka Kyoiku University,
Faculty of Education
4/1993-3/1999 Associate Professor of Kansai University, Osaka, Japan
Faculty of Sociology
4/1999-present Professor of Kansai University, Osaka, Japan
Faculty of Sociology
8/1991 Shako Dansu to Nihonjin
(The Social History of the Taxi-Dance Hall in Modern Japan)
Shobunsha, Tokyo, Japan, 299pages.
9/1994 Nippon Dansu Monogatari
(The Life-histories of Three Pioneers of the Ballroom Dance in Japan)
Libroport, Tokyo, Japan, 232pages.
5/2000 Tantei no Shakai-shi 1 : Biko-sha tachi no Machikado
(The Shadows on the Street Corners: The Social History of Detectives vol.1)
Seori-shobo, Yokohama, Japan, 294pages.
4/2002 Fuzoku Eigyo Torishimari
(The Regulation of the Entertainment Businesses)
Kodansha, Tokyo, Japan, 254pages.
7/2003 Nankai Hawks ga atta koro : Yakyu fan to Pa-rigu no bunkashi
(Days of Nankai Hawks : The Social History of Baseball Fans and the Pacific Baseball League)
Kinokuniya-shoten, Tokyo, Japan, 328pages. ( with Shinfya Hashizume )
Reprinted in 2010 Kawade-shobo-shinsha, Kawade Bunko.
@10/2008 Hawks no 70nen: Sekibetsu to Saikai no Kyufu
(70 years history of Hawks)
Softbank Creative, Tokyo, Japan, 288pages.
@2/2011 Supai, Bakugeki, Kanshi-kamera: Hito ga hito o shinjinai to iu koto
(Spy, Bombing, Surveillance Camera: The Social History of Technology of eSuspicionf)
Kawade-shobo-shinsha, Tokyo, Japan, 236pages.
@9/2011 Minami Saori ga ita koro
(40 years of gCynthiah and Okinawa)
Asahi-Shinbun Shuppan, Asahi Shinsho, Tokyo, Japan, 254pages.
@8/2015 Teihon Fuzoku Eigyo Torishimari
(The Regulation of the Entertainment Businesses, revised edition)
Kawade-shobo-shinsha, Tokyo, Japan, 337pages.
7/1993 Kodomo to iu Retorikku: Muku no Yuwaku
('Child' as a Rhetoric of Social Control)
Seikyusha, Tokyo, Japan (edited with Nakagawa,N.)
Kinokuniya Kinoppy e-version available
12/1996 Joho-ka to Chiiki-shakai
(The Informatization and the Local Communities)
Fukumura-shuppan, Tokyo, Japan (edited with Y.Ohishi, I.Yoshioka, and Yanagisawa,S.)
5/2000 Sengo Nihon no Taishu-bunka
(Japanese Massculture after World War II)
Showado, Kyoto, Japan (edited with M.Ukai and Fujimoto, K.)
Translated into Chinese and published in 2010.
4/2002 Kiso Shakaigaku 3rd edition
(Basic Sociology 3rd edition)
Fukumura-shuppan, Tokyo, Japan (edited with S.Katagiri and Yamamoto, Y.)
4/2006 Kiso Shakaigaku revised edition
(Basic Sociology revised edition)
Sekaisisosha, Kyoto, Japan (edited with S.Katagiri and Yamamoto, Y.)
Translated into Chinese and published in 2008.
8/2014 Senryoki Seikatsu Sesoshi Shiryo I : Haisen to Kurashi
(Life and Society of Occupied Japan I: Study of Magazines and Journals of Gordon W. Prange Collection)
Shinfyo-sha, Tokyo, Japan (supervised by Taketoshi Yamamoto).
6/2015 Senryoki Seikatsu Sesoshi Shiryo II : Fuzoku to Ryuko
(Life and Society of Occupied Japan II: Study of Magazines and Journals of Gordon W. Prange Collection)
Shinfyo-sha, Tokyo, Japan (supervised by T. Yamamoto, edited with S. Matsuda).