Graduate School Department /Course /Field Human Coexistence/Human and Socio-Cultural Studies/Psycho-Social Development
Undergraduate School Division of Human Sciences
Other Affiliation
Email kuraishi.ichiro.2v(at)kyoto-u.ac.jp
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Research areas Educational studies, Sociology of education, History of education
Keywords inclusion and exclusion, education-welfare, education of minority people, oral history approach
Themes My topics are basically concerned with dynamics and politics of educational systems to include/exclude someone, ranging from Buraku people (outcaste in Japan), Korean-residents-in Japan (Zainichi people) to mentally and physically disabled people both in Japan and United States to racial and ethnic minorities in the United States.
Major publications 【Book chapter】
"Diaspora without homeland : being Korean in Japan" (edited by Sonia Ryang and John Lie, University of California Press, c2009)
【Article】
KURAISHI, Ichiro“Celebrating Diversity but for“Gaikokujin(外国人)”?: The Politics of Educational Opportunity Guarantee Act 2016 and the Education of Students without Japanese Nationality”『第24屆臺灣教育社會學論壇:教育的危機、反省與前瞻 The 24th Taiwan Forum on Sociology of Education, “Educational Crisis, Reflection and Prospect” 論壇手冊』pp.29-39, 2018
KURAISHI. Ichiro “Poverty, Education and National Policy in the “Affluent Society”: A Comparison of the Unite States and Japan in the 1960s” The Japanese Journal of American Studies 22、pp.125-150、2011
KURAISHI, Ichiro ” Improving Not merely school attendance but also what?: ”Fukushi Kyoin” (Social Work Teacher), Visiting Teacher and the Attempts to Enlarge the Social Functions of Pubic Schools ”『東京外国語大学論集』80、pp.49-67、2010
【Presentation】
KURAISHI, Ichiro, “Redefining Teachers’ Labor in a Changing Society: Focusing on Night Watch Duty (Shuku-choku (宿直)) in Modern Japan”, The 4th Forum on Sociology of Education at Beijing Normal University, “Knowledge and Labour: Educational Consciousness in a Changing Society”, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China, June 28, 2019
KURAISHI, Ichiro “Coming Out as “School Culture” in Japan?: From the Experiences of Minorities”, Session: “Coming Out Against “Truth” and Race/Class Interpellations,” Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Washington, D.C. Dec.3-7, 2014
Professional societies/Research and synergic activities
Teaching Areas
  • Undergraduate courses
  • Graduate courses (Master's program)
  • Graduate courses (Doctor's program)
  • Undergraduate courses open to all departments
Background 2000 July, Ph.D. (Kyoto University, Graduate School of Human & Environmental Studies)
2002 April,Associate Professor, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Department of Foreign Language
2009 April, Associate Professor, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Institute of Global Studies
2013 October, Associate Professor, Kyoto University, Graduate School of Human & Environmental Studies
2017 April, Professor, Kyoto University, Graduate School of Human & Environmental Studies
(present)

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