Shinji Kojima is GEAS Visiting Fellow and currently Associate Professor of Sociology at the College of Asia Pacific Studies at Ritsumeikan Asia Pacfiic University. He received his PhD in Sociology from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
His research focuses on issues of social inequality and stratification, globalisation, the sociology of work and social movements. In particular, his research examines how globalization shapes inequality, with a particular focus on employment issues faced by non-regular workers in Japan and East Asia generally.
His recent publications include "Why Do Temp Workers Work as Hard as They Do?: The Commitment and Suffering of Factory Temp Workers in Japan" (The Sociological Quarterly, 2015) and "Social Movement Unionism in Contemporary Japan: Coalitions Within and Across Political Boundaries" (Economic and Industrial Democracy, 2017).
Nov 11, 2019 | 04:00 PM c.t. - 06:00 PM
new building (Neubau)