School personnel information




sociology of science social history of medicine sociology of medicine sociology of technology


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  • 2000.04.01 - 2007.03.31, Human Sciences, Graduate School of Human Sciences, Associate Professor

  • 2007.04.01 - 2010.03.31, Human Sciences, Graduate School of Human Sciences, Associate Professor

  • 2010.04.01 - , Human Sciences, Graduate School of Human Sciences, Professor

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Kyoto University Faculty of Economics  Graduated 1982.03
Kyoto University Graduate School, Division of Economics  Accomplished credits for doctoral program 1988.03
Osaka University Graduate School, Division of Human Science Human Sciences Philosophical Doctor 2009.03

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  • historical and sociological study on the social impacts of contemporary medical technologies
    social study on the marketization and the publicity in science
    Sociology of science, history of science and technology-related, Sociology-related, Medical management and medical sociology-related

Academic Society Membership 【 display / non-display

  • Society for Social Studies of Science

  • Society for Sociology of Science Japan

  • The Japanese Society of Health and Medical Sociology


Academic Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Practice of personalized primary prevention of lifestyle diseases: associated problems and issues in Japan, Yamanaka, H. & Takeda, K, Personalized Medicine,8(2):215-224, 2011.03, Review Papers

  • The impact of electronic medical record systems in the health care workplace - changing workload of physicians and nurses, Tadashi Kudoh, Hiroshi Yamanaka,35: 153-171, 2009.03, Papers(In Japanese)

  • Social design for health: Ontological vulnerability, life course and planetary health, Yamamoto BA., Yamanaka H., Mohacsi G., Kimura Y. & Ogasawara R., Humanistic futures of learning: Perspectives from UNESCO Chairs and UNITWIN Networks,pp.91-94, 2020.01, Other

  • Medical Image Technologies and Society, Hiroshi Yamanaka,第91回日本社会学会シンポジウム「イノベーションと医療」, 2018.09, Conference Report / Oral Presentation (In Japanese)

  • Medicalizing or Demedicalizing?: Evaluating the Impact of Diagnosis and Undiagnosis on Individual Patients' Lives, Hiroshi Yamanaka,XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology, Jul. 15-21. Toronto, 2018.07, International Conference(Proceedings)

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Books 【 display / non-display

  • Special, Doctor and Rotatory Machine - Social History of 19the Century Psychiatry, Hiroshi Yamanaka, Showado, ISBN, 978-4-8122-1079-6, 2011.02

  • General, Social History of Medical Technology and Instruments, Hiroshi Yamanaka, Osaka University Press, ISBN, 978-4-87259-301-3, 2009.08

  • Special, Sociology of Clinical CultureOccupation, Technology, Standardization, Showado, ISBN, 4-8122-0439-9, 2005.02

  • General, Puzzled Men Part 1. How to Live, Hirothi Yamanaka, Osaka University Press, ISBN, 9784872594355, 2016.07

  • General, Puzzled Men Part 2. How to Die., Eisho Oomura, Hiroshi Yamanaka, Osaka University Press, ISBN, 9784872594362, 2016.07

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Lecture / Exhibition 【 display / non-display

  • Social Forum: Perspectives on Life and Death Symposium, 2012.11

  • Social Forum: Perspectives on Life and Death, Die peacefully - an approach from Buddism, 2011.12


Other activities 【 display / non-display

  • commentator at Jeremy A. Greene, Translational Histories of Medicine, 2018.06