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NORTH Robert scott


Keyword

Sociology (families and work, Japanese society, comparative sociology, law)

URL

http://scottnorth.webs.com/

Gender

Male

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  • 2002.10.01 - 2007.03.31, Human Sciences, Graduate School of Human Sciences, Associate Professor

  • 2007.04.01 - 2009.03.31, Human Sciences, Graduate School of Human Sciences, Associate Professor

  • 2009.04.01 - , Human Sciences, Graduate School of Human Sciences, Professor

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University of California, Berkeley   Graduated BA History 1980.06
University of Hawaii, Manoa   Graduated 1994.05
University of California, Berkeley   Graduated 2002.09

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University of California, Berkeley, Instructor, Dept. of Sociology 2002.01 - 2002.06
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Graduate Faculty of Human Sciences, Osaka University 2002.10 -
Associate Professor of Sociology, Graduate School of Human Sciences, Osaka University 2007.04 -
Osaka University, Graduate School of Human Sciences, Department of Sociology, Professor 2009.04 -

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  • sociology of labor and work, sociology of families, social theory

Academic Society Membership 【 display / non-display

  • Association for Asian Studies

  • American Sociological Association

  • International Sociological Association

  • Anthropology of Japan in Japan (AJJ)

 

Academic Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Comparative study of Occupational Health Policy on Work Stress management: Issues in Taiwan, Rie Ogasawara, Chung-Yen Chen, Hsi-Chen Liu, Yawen Cheng, Scott North, Junko Otani, Japan Society for Occupational Health, 2018.05, Conference Report / Oral Presentation (In Japanese)

  • Strategies of Leisure in Japan, Scott North, Mapping Leisure:Studies from Australia, Asia and Africa, 141-159, 2018.02, https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-981-10-3632-3_9, Papers

  • Overtime Reforms and Competing Visions of Work in Japan, Scott North,American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, 2017.12, https://www.eventscribe.net/2017/aaa/fsPopup.asp?Mode=sessioninfo&PresentationID=311321, International Conference(Proceedings)

  • Abe Shinzō's Campaign to Reform the Japanese Way of Work, Shinji Kojima, Scott North and Charles Weathers, The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus,Vol. 15, Issue 23, No. 3, 2017.11, http://apjjf.org/2017/23/Kojima.html, Papers

  • Interpreting Mr. Abe’s Sophisticated Work Hours Reform Proposals, Scott North,European Association for Japanese Studies, 2017.09, https://www.nomadit.co.uk/eajs/eajs2017/, International Conference(Proceedings)

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  • Special, Mapping Leisure: Studies from Australia, Asia and Africa. Chapter entitled, "Strategies of Leisure in Japan.", Scott North, Rawat Publications, ISBN, 978-81-361-0793-0, 2016.07

  • Textbook, Gender Studies: Learning about Women 's Studies, Men Studies (Revised Edition), Muta Kazue Ed., Osaka University Press, ISBN, 978-4-87259-497-3 C3036, 2015.03

  • Textbook, Gender Studies II. Chapter 4: Work-Life Conflict: Men's Nature or Men's Fault?, Muta Kazue, ed. , Osaka University Press, 2015.03

  • Special, Going to Court to Change Japan: Social Movements and the Law in Contemporary Japan. Ch. 2: Karōshi Activism and Japanese Civil Society. , Scott North, Michigan Monograph Series in Japanese Studies (Book 77). Center for Japanese Studies, The University of Michigan Press , ISBN, 978-1929280834, 2014.11

  • Special, Globalized Fatherhood: Emergent Forms and Possibilities in the New Millennium. Ch. 2 Hiding Fatherhood in Corporate Japan. , Scott North, Berghahn Books, ISBN, 978-1-78238-437-3, 2014.10

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Awards 【 display / non-display

  • William L. Holland Prize (best article published in Pacific Affairs in 2009-2010), Charles Weathers, Scott North, Pacific Affairshttp://www.pacificaffairs.ubc.ca/announcements/holland_prize.html, 2010.04

  • Doctoral Dissertation Research Fellowship, Robert Scott North, The Japan Foundation, 1997.10

  • Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship (declined), Robert Scott North, United States Department of Education, Fulbright Commission, 1997.03

  • UC Berkeley Center for Working Families, Pre-doctoral Fellowship, Scott North, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, 1999.01

  • UC Berkeley Dean's Dissertation Year Fellowship (2000~2001), Scott North, College of Letters and Science, University of California, Berkeley, 2000.08

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Media report 【 display / non-display

  • How Can We Curb Death by Overwork?, MEL Magazine, 2018.01

  • Japanese Firm to Use Drone to Force Overtime Staff to Go Home, BBC News , 2017.12

  • Working to Death, BFM 89.9 The Business Station (Malaysia), 2017.10

  • Asia Business Report, BBC WORLD NEWS (TV), 2017.10

  • Dentsu's Overtime Fine Put Spotlight on Japan's Work Culture, BBC News, 2017.10

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Lecture / Exhibition 【 display / non-display

  • Institute for Gender Studies International Symposium: Singlehood, Living Alone and Work-Life Conflict in Japan, There is Nothing Intrinsically Wrong with Being Single:Comments on Dale and Ho, 2018.02

  • International Comparative Study of Strategies for Human Resource Development in the Global Age, Thinking without Comparision is Unthinkable: Why You Must Travel, 2015.08

  • Japan Society for Karoshi Research, Worries about the Karoshi Countermeasures Promotion Law and Hopes for the Basic Law to Prevent Karoshi, 2015.05

  • Special Lecture Commemorating the 30th Anniversary of the Founding of Toyama College of Foreign Languages, Thinking about Work-Life Balance in Japan, 2015.04

  • Emergency Meeting to Stop the White Collar Exemption, The American White Collar Overtime Exemption and Workplace Conditions, 2015.02

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Conference management 【 display / non-display

  • International Conference, Ethnographies of Hope in Contemporary Japan, Organizer, 2013.10

Outside Activity Management 【 display / non-display

  • Other, Yonsei University, Professor, Yonsei University Global Advisory Program, 2014.03 -

  • Other, Pacific Affairs (University of British Columbia), Pacific Affairs, Editorial Board Member, 2012.01 -

  • Academic society, International Sociological Association, Research Committee RC13 (Leisure), Vice President, 2011.07 - 2014.12

  • Academic society, International Sociological Association, Research Committee 07 (Futures Research), Board Member, 2009.01 - 2014.12

 

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  • Fulbright Scholarship Selection Committee member, 2017.10