The Inaugural Congress of East Asian Sociological Association March 8-9th, 2019, Suruga-dai Memorial Building, Chuo University


Friday, March 8
Friday Morning Sessions: 9:15 A.M. – 11:15 A.M.

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Session 1: Room 360
Rural Sociology and Social Policy 1
Chair: Chunguang Wang, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)

1) Juren Lin, Shandong University

China New-Urbanization and Current Village Change

 
2) Lee So-Young, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)

Return to Rural: Philosophy and Practice in Korea

 
3) Hao Zhang, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)

From Ge Mei Qi Mei to Mei Mei Yu Gong: Fei Xiaotong’s Attitude Towards Liang Shuming’s Rural Construction Proposition

 
4) Chunguang Wang, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)

The Comparative Study on the Rural Revitalization in China, Japan and South Korea


Session 2: Room410

Sociology of Health 1
Chair: Miwako Hosoda, Seisa University

1) Miwako Hosoda, Seisa University

The issues of health support workers in Japan

2) Primer C. Pagunuran, University of the Philippines

Seeking a healthy policy out of socially-ill issues

3) Ken Takenaka, Kyushu University of Nursing and Social Welfare

Comparison of the range of volunteer’s activities in hospice

4) Yoko Tsuchiya, Takuya Tsujiuchi, Takahiro Iwagaki, Ryuhei Mochida, Noriko Ishikawa, Taisuke Katsuragawa, Kazutaka Masuda, Tsutomu Taga, Takaya Kojima, Atsushi Ogihara, Koichi Negayama, Hiroaki Kumano, Waseda University

Difficulties in life: four years after the Great East Japan Earthquake: Focusing on a keyword of ”suicide” by quality analysis

Alternative Oral Presenter) Mour Khan, Shah Abdul Latif University

Effect of social welfare program for health promotion on cardiovascular risk factors and depressive symptoms introducing non-clinical interventions

Session 3: Room480
Social Movements and Civil Society 1: Civic Engagement in East Asia

Chair: Koichi Hasegawa, Tohoku University

1) See-Jae Lee, Catholic University

Citizens’ Century Comes of Age in South Korea: 2016-2017 Candlelight Protests, Civil Society Movements and Democratization

2) Takemasa Ando, Musashi University

Social movements and civil disobedience in Japan

3) Jay Tsai, National Open University

The anti-nuclear movement in Taiwan: Contradictions between state legitimacy and risk society

4) Marie Bellot, University Lyon 2

Graduate youth, ordinary citizenship and civil society in China

5) Joonmo Son, National University of Singapore

Social Capital and Civic Engagement in East Asia

Session 4: Room560
International Political sociology 1: Grasping People’s Opinion through International Comparative Survey
Chair: Yohei Katano, Tottori University

1) Hidehiro Yamamoto, University of Tsukuba

What Makes People Accept Protest?: International Comparison of Political Culture Based on Factorial Survey

2) Jeong-Woo Koo, Sungkyunkwan University

Do Policy Effectiveness and International Norms Increase Citizens’ Support for Human Rights?: Findings from Survey Experiments in North America

3) Daisuke Mori, Kumamoto University, Shuichi Takahashi, Miyagi University of Education, and Yasuhiro Ikeda, Kumamoto University

Comparative survey about people’s perception of damages in Japan and the U.S.

Session 5: Room570
Maritime Sociology 1
Chair: Eun-Jin LEE, Kyungnam University

1) Robert Bartłomiejski and Maciej Kowalewski, University of Szczecin

Transforming port cities of the Polish sea coast

2) Zhang Wen, Shanghai Ocean University

A Study on ‘Sense of Acquisition’ of Elderly Fishermen on Islands: Two Islands in Zhoushan City of Zhejiang Province in China as Examples

3) DongGen Rui, Pukyung National University and YaPing Zhou, Lanzhou University

The Gaming of the Development of the Trans-boundary Cities of Chinese Minority Areas: To Open? Or Closed? The case study of Santiago-Tijuana

4) Tetsutada Suzuki, Kyoai Gakuen University

Militarizing a Border Island: Local Struggles Supporting and Opposing a Military Base Installation in Ishigaki Island, (Okinawa)

5) EunSoon Choi, Korea Maritime and Ocean University 

Cultural memory’ and oblivion of Korean pop music: Focused on songs related to shipwrecks

Session 6: Room580
Sociology of Development 1
Chair: Zheng Bing, Jilin University

1) ShujiroYazawa, Hitotsubashi University and Seijo University

From risk society to risk culture

2) DongGen Rui, Pukyong National University

Game of the development of cross-border citiesin the minority area of China: Analysis of openness and closeness, taking San Diego-Tijuana as an example

3) Wenxiang Li, Jilin University

Study on the Protection of Immigrant Women’s Rights and Interests from the Perspective of Capabilities Approach

4) Wang Xing, NanKai University

Interests Separation and Resident’s Participation: The Puzzle and Theoretical Transition of the Urban Grass-Roots Society Management

5) Yan Li, Shenzhen University

The discourse influence of New Media on Social Governance

Discussant: Lixing Chen, Kwansei Gakuin University and Herong Gao, Xiamen University


Lunch Break 11:15 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.


Friday, March 8
Friday Early Afternoon Sessions: 12:30 P.M. – 14:30 P.M.

Session 7: Room 360 
Sociology of population 1
Chair: TBD

1) Ik Ki Kim, Renmin University of China

A comparative study on socio-demographic changes and long-term care needs of the urban elderly in Korea and China

2) Ning Chen, Huazhong University of Science and Technology

The Realistic Representation and Difference of “Care Poverty” for the Disabled older adults

3) Yuancong Lin, Huazhong University of Science and Technology

Research on personal endowment’s influence on rural residents’ attending of the social endowment insurance

4) Myungjin Hwang and Park Soyoung, Korea University

Childbirth Intention among Korean Married Women at Work

5) Huibing Ke, Huazhong University of Science and Technology

How much does it spend and how is it distributed? –China’s social security expenditure between1998 and 2015 

Session 8: Room410
Ethnicity and National Identity
Chair: TBD

1) Yuna Sato, Keio University

Exploring interpretations of ethno-racial categories in the process of self-identification: how people of a Japanese and a non-Japanese parent become haafu

2) Haruka Yoshikawa, Keio University

Protean identity in Japan: second generation of Chinese-Japanese immigrants

3) HyoJin Kim, Waseda University

Hangeul Contributes to Ethnicity Building? a case of the Cia-Cia living in Buton Island

4) Adrijana Miladinović and Ivan Filipović, Keio University

Shifting Perceptions of the Concept of Whiteness Among Japan’s Millennials: A Sociological Survey

Session 9: Room480
History of Sociology 1: History of Sociology of East Asian Sociologies and World History of Sociologies
Chair: Shujiro Yazawa, Seijo University and Hitotsubashi University

1) Stéphane Dufoix, University of Paris-Nanterre, and Institut universitaire de France

Toward Asian Sociology Regional Cooperation and International Connections in the 1970s

2) Fei Yan, Tsinghua University

Inventing the Chinese Sociology: Sociology Textbooks and Political Transition in China, 1925–2018

3) Soo-Bok Cheong, Yonsei University Sociologist/Writer

The Quest for Identity in Korean Sociology from Professional Sociology to Critical Sociology

4) Kokichi Shoji, University of Tokyo

Sociology for Rising People’s Societies: East Asian Approach to the History of Sociology

5) Mitupova Sayana, Scientific Fund for IT Technologies in Education RAS

What Do Russian Sociologists Know About East-Asian Sociology?

Session 10: Room560
Environmental Sociology 2
Chair: Ryoichi Terada, Meiji University

1) Koichi Hasegawa, Tohoku University

Climate Change Policy and Energy Policy in Japan under the Paris Agreement

2) Sun-Jin Yun, Seoul National University

The Current Status of and Challenges to Energy Transition and Climate Actions in South Korea

3) Jongmun Park and Sun-Jin Yun, Seoul National University

Where are Energy Cooperatives in South Korea?: Their Growth Trends and Challenges

4) Woo-Chang Kim and Sun-Jin Yun, Seoul National University

Transition from a Space-based to Value-based Community: Lessons from 765kV Transmission Tower Construction Conflicts in Miryang, South Korea

5) Chia-Wei Chao, National Taiwan University

Governing the Energy Transitions in Taiwan: Niche Innovations and Regime Lock-in

Session 11: Room570
Social Stratification and Inequality 1 
Chair: TBD

1) Zhang Wenhong, Shanghai University

The Changing Mechanism of Social Stratification and Social Mobility: 1979-2018

2) Li Chunling, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

Class and generational differences in national identity among Chinese population

3) Qu Xiaomin, East China University of Political Science and Law and Zhang Haidong, Shanghai University

Modernization and Regional Differences in Class Status Attainment: An empirical study based on 2014 CLDS

Session 12: Room580
Transnational Sociology 1: Transnational Relationship in North East Region
Chair: Kazuhisa Nishihara, Seijo University

1) Mayumi Tabata, National Taipei University

Giving Economy in East Asia: Transnational diffusion

2) Ik Ki Kim, Renmin University of China

Commonalities and differences of the population aging among Japan, Korea and China

3) Suhyun Kim: Kyoto University

Transnational Labor Migration in Storytelling Contents Industry of East Asia

4) Chika Shinohara, St. Andrew’s University, Kumiko Tsuchida, Komazawa University and Sanae Sugawara, Tohoku Gakuin University

Social Integration of Migrant Care Workers: Challenges and Issues in Local Communities

Discussant: Momo K. Shibuya, Saitama University

Poster Session: Room600
Rural Sociology and Social Policy

1) Jin Huang, Sichuan Academy of Social Sciences

Historical Evolution of China’s Rural Governance

2) Zhaoxia Sun, Guizhou Minzu University

Family Management of Small Peasants and Anti-Poverty in Rural China



Friday, March 8

Friday Late Afternoon Sessions: 14:45 P.M. – 16:45 P.M.


Session 13: Room 360
Social Transformation and Capitalism
Chair: Hyun-Chin Lim, Seoul National University


1) Suk-Man Hwang, Changwon National University, Hyun-Chin Lim, Seoul National University, Moon-Gi Suh, Soongsil University and Sang-Woo Yoon, Dong-A University

East Asian Capitalism and Development State in the 21st Century

2) Susumn Kaminaga, Alliance Forum Foundation, DEFTA Capital Inc

Public Interest Capitalism

3) Tsugio Ide, Asian Communication Juku, JCMS

Where Does Our Market Economy Stand?

4) Ying Zhu, Shanghai University

New Technologies and Changes in Social Relations

5) Rafal Smoczynski, Polish Academy of Sciences

Mapping Social Remittances in Kaesong Industrial Zone

Discussant: Jeong-Woo Koo, Sungkyunkwan University

Session 14: Room410
Comparative Research and Methodology: Comparative Study on Attitudes and Institutions in East Asia 
Chair: Kazuto Misumi, Kyushu University

1) Jun Li and Yan Zhu, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences

Political Attitude in East Asia: Efficacy-trust Typology and Its Cross-country Patterns and Longitudinal Trends

2) Haixiang Liang and Lan Kang, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences

Differences in Lifestyle and Health among Different Classes in Shanghai and Hongkong

3) Qiushi Feng, Tan Teck Kiang, and Kang Soon Hock, National University of Singapore

Social Factors of Utilizing Traditional Medicine: A Comparative Study of Three Metropolitan Cities in Asia

4) Shun Gong, Tohoku University and Shuanglong Li, Guangzhou University

The Role of Family Policies in Marriage Intentions: An Experimental Study from Japan

5) Tianji Cai, University of Macau

A Comparative Perspective on Online Dating: Role of Facial Features

Distributed paper) Kazuto Misumi, Kyushu University

Comparative Analysis of ‘Crossroads’ in Disaster

Session 15: Room480
International Political Sociology 2: Governance in East Asia
Chair: Tatsuya Nishida, Hiroshima City University

1) Woontaek Lim, Keimyung University

New Bonapartism and New Asian Order

2) Fangxin Hu, Tsinghua University

Japan’s Autonomic Resistance to the United States in the Asymmetrical Alliance

3) Kaima Negishi, International Christian University

Shaping of a passenger-customer: Modulation, governance and insecurity in Japanese urban railway spaces

4) Taisuke Fujita, Nagasaki University

Do Sociotropic Factors Influence People’s Attitudes toward Free Trade Agreements (FTAs)?

Session 16: Room560
International Migration 1:
Chair: Chikako Kashiwazaki, Keio University

1) Kenji Ishida, University of Tokyo

A Typology of Opportunity Structures for Locally Employed Japanese Workers in East and South-East Asian Societies

2) Takeshi Fukumoto, Saga University

International Student Choice of Study and Employment Destination through a Quantitative Survey in Japan

3) Lin Liu, Tianjin Normal University

Residential Space and Migrant Population’s Settlement Intention: An Empirical Study from Eight Cities in China

4) Toshiko Tsujimoto, Aoyama Gakuin Women’s junior college

The Onward Migration of Filipino Migrant Workers from East Asia to Canada — Exploring the Nexus of Global Labor Mobility and Social Reproduction

5) Hirohisa Takenoshita, Keio University

Does place of education matter among immigrants in Japan?

Session 17: Room570
Sociology of Health 2
Chair: Kaori Muto, The University of Tokyo

1) Margarita Kichukova, The Academy of Korean Studies

Beauty standards as a soft power tool: Plastic surgery in the context of public diplomacy – South Korea, USA and Bulgaria

2) Kaori Muto, Jin Higashijima, and Kumiko Fujisawa, The University of Tokyo

A survey on patient and public involvement in clinical research in Japan: How should we empower researchers?

3) Zen Ri and Kaori Muto, The University of Tokyo

Toward a sociology of telling genetic risk: Patients’ decisions on communication about the prospect of hereditary cance

4) Yongyuth Ruanta, Ganmanee Thongkumfoo, Kusalin Channiti, Narawadee Niamhun, and Wisadaporn Wanaratwichi, Chiang Mai University

Lives of lung cancer’s patients after were diagnosed and received chemotherapy

Session 18: Room580
Family and Gender 
Chair: TBD

1) Shigeki Matsuda, Chukyo University

Deteriorated Employment and Marriage Decline in Japan

2) Futoshi Taga, Kansai University, Kimio Ito, Kyoto Sangyo University, Masako Ishii-Kuntz, Ochanomizu University, Akihiro Ueda, The Sasakawa Peace Foundation, and Kaoru Okaze, Ochanomizu University

Caring Masculinity and Men’s Roles: A Comparison among Five East Asian Cities

3) Liu Baozhong, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)

Family SES , Parental Involvement and Adolescent Educational Aspirations

4) Takeshi Hamano, University of Kitakyushu

Japanese families and the Hague Child Abduction Convention: Exploring the sociology of the family in contemporary global Asia

5) Sung-Nam Cho, Ewha Womans University and Makoto Kobayashi, Ochnomizu University

A Comparative Study of Leadership Attributes of Women Students in Japan and Korea: Implications on Next-Generation Asian Women’s Leadership

Session 19: Room600
Social Theory 1
Chair: Xie Lizhong, Peking University

1) Seung Kuk Kim, Pusan National University

New Spiritualism in Response/Contrast to New Materialism: Toward an Individualism of Unique Self/Mind

2) Kokichi Shoji, University of Tokyo

Rising People’s Societies while Declining Civil Societies: Emerging Structures of the 21st Global Society

3) Hong Jung Kim, Seoul National University

We are all Angels of History – Rethinking the allegory of Walter Benjamin in the age of Anthropocene

4) Yuki Nakamura, Waseda University

Bureaucratic Structures and Systems of Irresponsibility in Modern Institutions: Rethinking Maruyama Masao and Ian Kershaw

5) Antimo Luigi Farro, University of Rome

East-West New Sociological Paradigm

Discussant: Sang-Jin Han, Seoul National University and Kazuhisa Nishihara, Seijo University

Session 20: Room680
Relevance of Humanities and Social Sciences 
Chair: Kazuhiro Kikutani, Hitotsubashi University

1) Chenjia Ji, Kyoto University

Dualism’ and its Relationship with ‘Method’ of Takeuchi Yoshimi

2) Megumi Tanaka, Hitotsubashi University

Re-reading Judith Butler’s Theory of Subjection

3) Nozomu Naito, Hitotsubashi University

The most Particular Being in the Universal: Hajime Tanabe’s Social Theory of Structure and Agency

4) Yoshifusa Ikeda, Gifu University

The copy pilgrimages of the Shikoku 88 from a point of view of the theory of imitation



Friday, March 8

Reception Dinner: 17:30 P.M. –
Venue: TBA


Saturday, March 9
Saturday Morning Sessions: 9:45 A.M. – 11:45 A.M.

Session 21: Room 360
Sociology of Culture 1: Pop Culture and Cultural Identity 
Chair: Jin Wang, Sun Yat-sen University

1) Wonho Jang, University of Seoul

K-Pop Fandom and the Transnational Cultural Community: The Case of BTS Fandom

2) Ingyu Oh, Kansai Gaidai University

Pop culture Industries and Fandom in Japan and South Korea: A Glocal Twist

3) Vincenzo Cicchelli, Paris Descartes and Sciences Po Paris and Gemass (CNRS/Paris Sorbonne) and Sylvie Octobre, Département des études, de la prospective et des statistiques (Ministère de la culture, France), Sciences Po Paris, and Gemass (CNRS/Sorbonne)

‘Nothing but Asian cultural products’: the reception of Hallyu and Japan wave among young people in France

4) Zuzana Michalova, Sophia University

Sense of Overcoming and Identity Acquisition through Body Performance

Session 22: Room410
Maritime Sociology 2
Chair: Maciej Kowalewski, University of Szczecin

1) Arkadiusz Kołodziej, University of Szczecin

The concept of marinization by Ludwik Janiszewski – to understand the influence of the sea

2) Cui Feng, Ocean Sociology of China

From Marine/Maritime to Ocean: Issues of Ocean Sociology

3) An Mingzhe, Yanbian University

Jilin, Northeast Asia and the Ocean: China’s Tumen River Development Program

4) Dong Zhen, Zhang Shuran and Cui YInji, Dalian Maritime University

The Regional Integrational Function of Bohai Rim Planning in East Asia: Based on the Perspective of Maritime Sociology

5) Eun-Jin Lee, Kyungnam University

Geoeconomic Assessment to the East China Seas

Session 23: Room480
Sociology of Population 2 
Chair: TBD

1) Hye-Kyung Lee, Pai Chai University

Reflections on South Korean Immigration Studies and the Interrelationship between Immigration and Social Transformation

2) Jiaojiao Yu, Shanghai University

The social factors that associated with the self-reported health of knowledge migrants and migrant workers

3) Yuancong Lin, Huazhong University of Science and Technology

Research on personal endowment’s influence on rural residents’ attending of the social endowment insurance

4) Yu Liu, Huazhong University of Science and Technology

China’s Fertility Transition and Improvement of Maternity Insurance——Based on Bongaarts Low fertility Model

5) Wenchao Chen, Huazhong University of Science and Technology

Types and Differences of Economic Organizations in Migrant Entrepreneurship

Session 24: Room560
History of Sociology 2: East and West in Najor Sociological Theories
Chair: Chon Song-U, Hanyan University


1) Junpeng Li, Central China Normal University/Harvard University

Reading Tocqueville in Beijing

2) Tomonori Nakakura, Chiba University of Commerce

Reception of Durkheim’s theory in East Asia and Post-Western Sociology / Compressed Modernity

3) Hon-Fai Chen, Lingnan University

Eclectic Affinity: Charting the Anthropological Turn in Chinese Sociology, 1929-1949

4) Naoki Iso, Keio University

Pierre Bourdieu and statistical methods: reflection on the (missed) encounter of Sociology and MCA

5) Takeshi Deguchi, The University of Tokyo

Critical Theory in Japanese Sociology: Akira Kurihara and his theory of ‘totally-administered society’

Session 25: Room570
Social Movements and Civil Society 2: Civilities in Japan and Theoretical Pursuit 
Chair: Dai Nomiya, Chuo University

1) Kei Takata, University of Duisburg-Essen

What’s So New About the ‘New New Social Movements’ in Japan?

2) Risa Murase, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Drawing the Lines of Inclusion and Exclusion: The Transition of the Concept of Gaikokujin (Foreigner) from 1985-2018 Japan

3) Soichiro Maeyama, Fukuyama City University

Possibility and issues on Urban Devolution organization, “Machizukuri Kyogikai”s as paradigm shift in aging Asia, from view point of Urban Service Delivery System theory

4) Annamari Konttinen, CEAS, Turku, Finland

Japanese Environmental Smos: Global Resistance in Everyday Life Ecology

5) Kevin McDonald, Middlesex University

Rethinking radicalisation: networked affect, imagination and subjectivity

Session 26: Room580
Transnational Sociology 2: Social Sciences and Okinawan Issues
Chair: Ikki Kim, Renmin University of China

1) Akiko Ota, Waseda University

Analysis of Social Dynamics in Global Perspective: Agenda and Approaches in Sociology

2) Momo K. Shibuya, Saitama University

Borders and Identity: Okinawa in Discourse

3) Megumi Chibana, Meio University

Transnational Activism for Demilitarization of Okinawa

4) Kazuhisa Nishihara, Seijo University

Okinawa and the East Asian Community: Past, Present, and Future in North East Asia

Discussant: Mayumi Tabata, National Taipei University

Session 27: Room600
Sociology of Development 2
Chair: Shujiro Yazawa, Hitotsubashi University and Seijo University

1) Zheng Bing, Jilin University

The cultural view of the community with a shared future for mankind

2) Lixing Chen, Kwansei Gakuin University

The Mechanism Analysis on the Limited Patriarch System and the Political Structure of Authority and Power Separation in Japan

3) Buchang li, Changchun University of Science and Technology

A study on the improvement of the urban residents ‘subsistence allowance system with developmental social policy– A case of the investigation of a low-security household cluster in Changchun

4) Wei Liu, Jilin University

From Pyramid Governance to Hamburg-type Governance——Discourse change and structural transformation of social governance in China

Discussant: DongGen Rui, Pukyong National University and Wenxiang Li, Jilin University

Session 28: Room680
Dimensions of Inequality and Poverty
Chair: Hirohisa Takenoshita, Keio University

1) Kwang-Yeong Shin, Chung-Ang University

The dynamics of income inequality and wealth inequality

2) Kota Tagami and Hirohisa Takenoshita, Keio University 

Organizational Effects on Working Hours: Inequality in Job quality

3) Sungkyun Lee, University of Ulsan

Labor Market Status and the Poverty Issues in Korea

4) Dohoon Lee, Yonsei University and Amy Hsin, CUNY-Queens College

Reciprocity and Heterogeneity: The Role of Parenting and Child Behaviors in Children’s Academic Achievement



Lunch Break 11:50 A.M. – 13:00 P.M.

Saturday, March 9
Saturday Afternoon Sessions: 13:00 P.M. – 15:00 P.M.


Session 29: Room 360
Sociology of Culture 2: Urban Culture in Comparative Perspective
Chair: Wonho Jang, University of Seoul

1) Kee-Bom Nahm, University of Seoul

Urban Commons and Culture-led Gentrification in Seoul, Korea

2) Byungmin Lee, Konkuk University

The Role of Smart Clusters in the Age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

3) Jin Wang, Sun Yat-sen University

The Pendulum Always Swings Back: How Confucianism regained Favor from the State in China

4) Jiao Zhang, Renmin University of China and Jun Wu, Beijing Administration Institute

The Characteristics, Challenges and Policy Thinking of Beijing Cultural Participation: An Empirical Analysis Based on Cultural Amenities

5) Akiko Ishioka, Waseda University

The Network over Outsider Art: Case Study of an Outsider Art Studio in N-City, China

Session 30: Room410
Social Stratification and Inequality 2
Chair: Kwang-Yeong Shin, Chung-Ang University

1) Sang-Jin Han, Seoul National University

The Political Differentiation of the 1980’s College Student Generation in Korea: The Theory of Joongmin Empirically Tested

2) Young-Hee Shim, Hanyang University

The Dynamic Role of the Middle Class in Community Reconstruction in Korea

3) Tsutomu Hashimoto, Hokkaido University, Yusuke Kanazawa, Ritsumerikan University, and Kyoko Tominaga, Ritsumeikan University
How can we articulate Japanese Rising Middle Class?

4) Carola Hommerich, Hokkaido University

The Gap as Threat – Japan’s Precarious Middle Class

Session 31: Room480
Social Theory 2
Chair: Hong Jung Kim, Seoul National University

1) Sang-Jin Han, Seoul National University

Habermas and Eurocentrism:Focusing on East Asia

2) Yifei Zhang, Harbin Engineering University

Confucian Ethics and the Spirit of Capitalism:Rethinking of “Weber-Thesis of China”

3) Ken’ichi Yamaguchi, Fukuyama City University

A Hypothesis on Awareness Contexts and Recognitions: through a case study on “Dialogue” between different ethnic persons

4) Yadi Yin, Harbin Engineering University

Nature and Society from an Oriental Perspective——Focused on FUDO by Watsuji Tetsuro

5) Lizhong Xie, Peking University

How can de-Westernization of sociology and East Asian sociology exist simultaneously?

Discussant: Seung Kuk Kim, Pusan National University and Kokichi Shoji, University of Tokyo

Session 32: Room560
Rural Sociology and Social Policy 2
Chair: Chunguang Wang, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)

1) Chul-Kyoo Kim, Korea University

Reclaiming food & agriculture in the city – Seoul’s efforts for a sustainable food system

2) Masashi Tachikawa, Nagoya University

Re-commoning Food in the Context of Rural-Urban Linkage: Case Study of Kashiwa City, Japan

3) Liqing Shan, Hangzhou Normal University

Manufacturing consent: the study on rural school choice in post school consolidation period

4) Wenbo Zhang, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)

Targeting this targeted poverty alleviation: A select group or not?

Session 33: Room570
Environmental Sociology 1
Chair: Saburo Horikawa, Hosei University

1) Atsushi Nozawa, University of Tokyo

Bridging Environmental Sociologies in Japan and a Global Context via “Kogai” perspective

2) Takuya Moriyama, Doshisha University

Anti-nuclear opinion and mobilization of anti-nuclear movement in Turkey

3) Xiaonan Wang, Shanghai Open University and Linyi Zhou, Tongji University

Media influence, Government trust and environmental risk perception

4) Jean Tassin, ENS de Lyon

Alternative Food Network and Modernity in Contemporary China

Session 34: Room580
International Migration 2
Chair: Kenji Ishida, University of Tokyo

1) Xiaoyin Wang, Keio University

Chinese Highly Educated Human Resources’ International Migration: From the Perspective of Flexible Citizenship

2) Felicia F. Tian, Fudan University and Jingqian Bi, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and Ludong University

Flexible Citizenship as a Mobility Strategy: Birth Tourism among Chinese middle-class parents

3) Ding Fei, Keio University

Social Adaptation of 1.5 generations Chinese in Japan: Case study of multicultural coexistence activity in Yokohama city between 2015 and 2018

4) XaioLei Guo, Keio University

Transnational Moving Experiences of the International Marriage and Migration of Middle Class: Based on Japanese-Chinese International Marriage Women’s Words

Session 35: Room600
Experiences of social development in the post-war Japan
Chair: Sato Kan Hiroshi, Institute of Developing Economies

1) Atsushi Hamamoto, Toyo University

How has Japan tackled the social impact of dam construction? Outcome and unintentional negative consequence

2) Mayuko Sano, Fukuoka Prefectural University

The shadow of the development in Japan: Learning from the case of Tagawa city in Fukuoka

3) Kazuko Tatsumi, Fukuoka University

Livelihood Improvement Program in Rural Development of Post-war Japan

4) Mariko Sakamoto, Aichi Medical University

Activities of Public Health Nurses in Postwar Japan as Part of Social Development

Session 36: Room680
Undergraduate Student Session
Chair: TBD



Saturday, March 9 15:10 P.M. – 15:40 P.M. Closing Remarks: Room 610


Saturday, March 9
15:40 P.M. – 16:50 P.M.
EC Members Business Meeting: Room 360