(Last updated : 2022-03-26 16:45:15)
  KOJIMA Shinji
   Department   College of Asia Pacific Studies
   Position   Associate Professor
■ Education
1. 2013/08 〔Doctoral course〕 Sociology, Department of Sociology, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Completed, Ph.D.
2. 2008/04~2009/09 Graduate School of Asia Pacific Studies Exchange Researcher, Waseda University,
3. 2004/05 〔Master degree program〕 Sociology, Department of Sociology, ハワイ大学マノア校, Completed, Master in Sociology
■ Academic and professional experience
1. 2013/08~2014/01 University of Hawaii at Manoa Department of Sociology Lecturer
2. 2014/04~2017/03 Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University College of Asia Pacific Studies Assistant Professor
3. 2017/04~ Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University College of Asia Pacific Studies Associate Professor
4. 2019/09~2020/03 Freie Universität Berlin Graduate School of East Asian Studies Visiting Scholar
■ Message
Acquire good habits.
■ Current specialized field
Sociology, Area Studies (Key Word:Social Stratification and Inequality, Sociology of Work, Globalization, Social Movements) 
■ Books and theses
1. Book Making Sense of Inequalities at Work: The Micropolitics of Everyday Negotiation Among Non-Regular Workers in Japan Temps and Giggers: The Changing World of Work in China and Japan Forthcoming (Single) 
2. Book The Power of Alternative Union Networks Alternative Politics: Ethnographies of Post Bubble Political Engagement  (Single) 
3. 2020/02 Article Social Movement Unionism in Contemporary Japan: Coalitions Within and Across Political Boundaries Economic and Industrial Democracy 41(1),pp.189-211 (Single) 
4. 2017/11 Article Abe Shinzō's Campaign to Reform the Japanese Way of Work The Asia-Pacific Journal Japan Focus 15(23),pp.1-17 (Collaboration) 
5. 2015/04 Article Why Do Temp Workers Work as Hard as They Do?: The Commitment and Suffering of Factory Temp Workers in Japan The Sociological Quarterly 56(2),pp.355-385 (Single) 
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■ Conference presentations
1. 2021/08/26 Closing the Wage Gap: Equal Pay for Equal Work in Post-Reform Japan (International Convention on Asian Scholars (ICAS) 12)
2. 2021/03/24 The Japanese Way of Equal Pay for Equal Work: Implications of the Supreme Court Decisions Under the Covid Pandemic. (Association of Asian Studies Annual Conference)
3. 2020/11/04 Non-Regular Workers and the Equal Pay for Equal Work Legislation: A Critical Assessment of Abe's Labor Reform (Asia Pacific Conference)
4. 2019/11/11 How Will Workers Benefit from PM Abe’s Labor Reform: A Critical Reflection on Work Hour Regulation & Equal Pay for Equal Work. (GEAS Open Colloquium)
5. 2019/03/22 Japan’s Labor Reform: Its Potential in the Advancement of Non-Regular Workers (Association of Asian Studies Annual Meeting)
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■ Research topic, funded research and KAKENHI
1. 2020/04~  Evaluating Work Style Reform: A Workplace-centered Study of Policy Outcomes  (Key Word : )
2. 2016/04~2020/03  Comparative Institutional Analysis of Temporary Agency Employment Systems: Germany, Japan, and Korea  (Key Word : Sociology, Institutionalism, Nonstandard Employment)
3. 2016/04~2017/03  Grant for Young Researchers, Science Research Promotion Fund  (Key Word : )
■ Awards and honors
1. 2012/08 *
2. 2013/04 *
■ Committee and society
1. 2022/01/01~ Japanese Journal of Sociology (Editorial Board)
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