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Japan Documents のハンドブックシリーズ


スポーツと日本ハンドブックHelen Macnaughtan and Verity Postlethwaite, 編)

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2024年3月, 272ページ


ISBN: 9784909286222



Helen Macnaughtan and Verity Postlethwaite

Helen Macnaughtan is Senior Lecturer in International Management for Japan at SOAS, University of London, UK. Helen has been the chair of the SOAS Japan Research Centre and during her tenure she was the Convenor of the Centre’s Sport Symposia Series. Her research interests focus on a range of topics relating to gender equality, women, work and employment as well as gender and sport in Japan. Her sport research and publications have focused on the history of women’s volleyball within the Japanese textile industry and the legacy of their gold medal victory at the Tokyo 1964 Olympics, as well as the history of men’s corporate rugby teams and the role of sport in soft power strategy in Japan.

Verity Postlethwaite is Vice-Chancellor Independent Research Fellow in the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Loughborough University, UK. She also holds a visiting position as a Research Associate at the Japan Research Centre, SOAS, University of London. Her research is broadly focused on international sport events with a particular interest in how sport and other cultural entities have been used in local, national, and international contexts to govern society. Her research activities are connected to an established international network of governing actors related to a variety of organizations, where strategies and programs include engagement with inclusion, placemaking, sport and cultural policy, and sport diplomacy. This work has included a Japan Society for the Promotion of Science pre/post-doctoral fellowship around comparing disability sport policy and legacy aims in Japan and the UK.


Keiko Aiba, Professor in the Faculty of International Studies in Meiji Gakuin University, Japan; Ai Aramaki, Associate Professor in Faculty of Humanities and Liberal Arts Center, Musashi University, Japan; Emily Barrass Chapman, Research Associate at the Japan Research Centre at SOAS University of London, UK; Dennis J. Frost, Wen Chao Chen Associate Professor of East Asian Social Sciences at Kalamazoo College, USA; Mike Galbraith, Independent scholar; Michelle H. S. Ho is an Assistant Professor of Feminist and Queer Cultural Studies in the Department of Communications and New Media (CNM) at the National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore; William W. Kelly, Sumitomo Professor Emeritus of Japanese studies and anthropology at Yale University, USA; Robin Kietlinski, Professor of History at LaGuardia Community College of the City University of New York, USA; Geoffery Z. Kohe, Senior Lecturer in Sport Management and Policy in the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Kent, UK; Angus Lockyer, Independent scholar; Yunuen Ysela Mandujano-Salazar, Professor in the Department of Social Sciences at the Autonomous University of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico; Iwona Merklejn, Professor at the School of Cultural and Creative Studies, Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan; Aaron L. Miller, Lecturer in the Department of Kinesiology at California State University, East Bay, and Assistant Adjunct Faculty, Department of Kinesiology, St. Mary’s College of California, USA; Eri Mizuno, Lecturer in the Department of Human and Social Sciences, University of Marketing and Distribution Sciences, Kyoto University, Kobe, Japan; Győző Molnár, Professor of Sociology of Sport and Exercise in the School of Sport and Exercise at the University of Worcester, UK; Masafumi Monden, Lecturer in Japanese Studies at The University of Western Australia, Australia; Taro Obayashi, Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Health and Sport Sciences at the University of Tsukuba, Japan; Helen Symons, Senior Lecturer in Sports Management and Development at the University of Portsmouth, UK; Christian Tagsold, Professor at the Department for Modern Japanese Studies, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany; Takayuki Yamashita, Professor Emeritus of Sociology of Sport and Popular Culture in the College of Social Sciences of Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan.

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