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MUTA Kazue

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  • 2003.04.01 - 2004.03.31, Human Sciences, Graduate School of Human Sciences, Associate Professor

  • 2004.04.01 - , Human Sciences, Graduate School of Human Sciences, Professor

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Kyoto University Graduate School, Division of Letters  Completed MA 1985.03
Osaka University Graduate School, Division of Human Science  2007.05

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Lecturer, Department of Liberal Arts, Saga University 1987.10 - 1989.12
Associate Professor, Department of Lieral Arts, Saga University 1989.12 - 1991.03
Associate Professor, Department of Letters, Konan Women's University 1991.04 - 2001.03
Visiting Scholar, Department of Sociology, Harvard Universty 1995.04 - 1996.03
Visiting Professor, Institute of Asian Studies, Columbia University 1998.01 - 1998.05
Professor, Department of Human Sciences, Konan Women's University 2001.04 - 2003.03
Associate Professor, Department of Human Science, Osaka University 2003.04 - 2004.03
Professor, Department of Human Science, Osaka University 2004.04 -
Toyota Visiting Professor, Center for Japanese Studies, University of Michigan 2004.09 - 2004.12

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  • Sociology-related

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  • Aisan Studies Association

  • Women's Studies Association of Japan

  • Japan Socioogical Society

  • American Sociological Association

  • Kansai Sociological Association


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  • The “Comfort Women” issue and the embedded culture of sexual violence in contemporary Japan, Muta Kazue, Current Sociology,vol.64, 4: pp.620-636, 2016.07,, Papers

  • Gender and the De-Politicization of War Memorialization in Japan, Muta Kazue, Gender Politics of War Memory: The Asia-Pacific and Beyond, 2012.03, Papers

  • “The making of Sekuhara :the concept and politics of sexual harassment in Japan”, Muta Kazue, Center for Women’ Studies, The University of York (UK), 2009.07, International Conference(Non Proceeding)

  • The Difficulty of the #MeToo Movement in Japan, Muta Kazue,The 5th Congress of Association of Asian Women’s Studies, 2019.12, International Conference(Proceedings)

  • Sexual Harassment Prevention and the power structure of workplace, MUTA Kazue, Japan Labor Issues,(712) 98-105, 2019.11, Papers(In Japanese)

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  • Special, Gender Politics of War Memory: The Asia-Pacific and Beyond, Muta Kazue, Beverley Ann Yamamoto eds, Kimura Ryoko, Fujime Yuki, et al., Osaka University Press, 2012.03

  • Special, Competing justice claims: Locality, tradition and gender., Muta Kazue, Hirasawa Yasumasa, Beverley Anne Yamamoto, Kimura Ryoko, Osaka University Press, ISBN, 9784872594041, 2012.03

  • Special, Feminism Building Bridges: History, Violence and Sexuality, ISBN, 978-4-87974-740-2 C3836, 2018.03

  • 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

  • Special, Encyclopedia of Sociology, Japan Sociological Society, Editorial Committee of Encyclopedia of Sociology, Maruzen, ISBN, 978-4-621-08254-6, 2010.06

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  • Disney princes in 'Snow White,' 'Sleeping Beauty' are sex offenders, professor says, FOX NEWS, 2018.01

  • Fairytale princes in Snow White and Sleeping Beauty are sex offenders, professor claims, INDEPENDENT, 2018.01