(Last updated : 2020-03-11 16:23:58)
  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
■ Message
I encourage you to acquire the habit of comparative thinking. Deepen your understanding about your people by learning about others. Aren’t we at APU after all?
■ Current specialized field
Sociology, Area Studies (Key Word:Social Stratification and Inequality, Sociology of Work, Globalization, Social Movements) 
■ Books and theses
1. 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) 
2. 2017/02 Article Social Movement Unionism in Contemporary Japan: Coalitions Within and Across Political Boundaries Economic and Industrial Democracy OnlineFirst (Single) 
3. 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) 
4. 2013/08 Article Japanese Temp Workers: The Culture and Politics of Precarious Employment Proquest Digital Dissertations pp.1-227 (Single) 
5. 2010/06 Article When Dismissal Becomes a Business Transaction: Analysis on the Processes of Haken-giri under the Global Recession Contemporary Japan 22,pp.23-45 (Single) 
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■ Academic or professional association memberships
1. 2007/08 American Sociological Association
2. 2007/08 Association of Asian Studies
3. 2013/07 International Sociological Assocation
4. 2016/04 Japan Sociological Society
5. 2016/04 Japanese Association of Labor Sociology
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■ Conference presentations
1. 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)
2. 2019/03/22 Japan’s Labor Reform: Its Potential in the Advancement of Non-Regular Workers (Association of Asian Studies Annual Meeting)
3. 2018/12/14 Economic Growth through Social Protection? Tentative Analysis on the Nature of PM Abe’s Work Style Reform (Labour Market Liberalisation after the Lehman Crisis: France, Germany and Japan in Comparative Perspective,)
4. 2018/06/23 De-Legitimizing Symbolic Power: How the Work Style Reform May Erode Workers’ Resistance. (Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE) 30th Annual Meeting)
5. 2017/09/02 Neoliberal Reforms of Temporary Agency Work: In Whose Benefit? (15th International Conference of the European Association of Japanese Studies (EAJS))
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■ Research topic, funded research and KAKENHI
1. 2016  Grant for Young Researchers, Science Research Promotion Fund  (Key Word : )
2. 2016~2019  Comparative Institutional Analysis of Temporary Agency Employment Systems: Germany, Japan, and Korea (JSPS Kakenhi Grant Number 16K17252)  (Key Word : Sociology, Institutionalism, Nonstandard Employment)
3. 2014  Community Unions and Social Movement Unionism  (Key Word : Sociology of Work, Nonstandard Employment)
■ Awards and honors
1. 2012/08 *
2. 2013/04 *
■ Professional contribution to Society
1. 2015/12~2015/12 I invited Professor Kwang-Yeong Shin as the presenter for the RCAPS seminar, and served as the moderator
2. 2014/12~2014/12 Presentation at the APU Koza