Sachi TAKAHATA

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Name
Sachi TAKAHATA
Affiliation
University of Shizuoka
Section
School of International Relations
Job title
Associate Professor
Degree
Ph.D.(Osaka City University)

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2011
 - 
Today
Associate Professor, University of Shizuoka
 
Apr 2010
 - 
Mar 2011
Associate Professor, Hiroshima Kokusai Gakuin University
 
Apr 2006
 - 
Mar 2010
Full-time Lecturer, Hiroshima Kokusai Gakuin University
 
Apr 2001
 - 
Mar 2004
Research Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
 
Apr 1995
 - 
Mar 2006
Part-time Lecturer, Osaka University of Foreign Studies
 

Education

 
Apr 1995
 - 
Mar 2001
Major in Sociology, Graduate School of Arts and Letters,, Osaka City University,
 
Apr 1991
 - 
Mar 1994
Major in South Asian Languages and Area Studies, Graudate School of Foreign Studies,, Osaka University of Foreign Studies,
 
Apr 1987
 - 
Mar 1991
Department of English, School of Foreign Studies,, Osaka University of Foreign Studies,
 

Committee Memberships

 
Mar 2016
 - 
Today
Japan Sociological Association  Member, Special Committee for Internationalization
 
Oct 2015
 - 
Today
Japan Association for Urban Sociology  Member, Editorial Committee
 
Dec 2015
 - 
Today
Japan Sociological Association  Member, International Committee
 
Oct 2010
 - 
Sep 2015
Japan Association for Urban Sociology  Member, International Committee
 

Awards & Honors

 
Mar 2015
President's Commendation to Outstanding Researchers for SY2013 Teacher Evaluation, Outstanding Researcher Award, University of Shizuoka
 
Nov 2011
"Survey on Filipino Caregivers in Japan" (JASR Journal, 2010, No.4, pp.26-33), "Society and Research" Award, Japanese Association for Social Research
Winner: Sachi Takahata
 

Published Papers

 
"Career Aspirations of Japan-based Youths with Filipino Heritage: Findings from Survey and Case Studies"
Matsuo TAMAKI, Sachi TAKAHATA, Maria Rosario Piquero-BALLESCAS
Journal of the Faculty of International Studies, Utsunomiya University   (42) 133-159   Feb 2017
Japanese version with summary in English.
Sachi TAKAHATA
Immigration Studies   (11) 37-54   Mar 2016   [Refereed]
Japanese version with summary in English.
Sachi TAKAHATA
International Journal of Japanese Sociology   (25) 27-39   Mar 2016   [Refereed]
Sachi TAKAHATA
Journal of International Relations and Comparative Culture   13(2) 1-19   Mar 2015
Japanese version only.
Sachi TAKAHATA and Megumi HARA
Journal of International Relations and Comparative Culture   13(1) 21-39   Sep 2014
Japanese version only.

Misc

 
Sachi TAKAHATA and Kaoru MIZUNO
Journal of International Relations and Comparative Culture   15(2) 61-73   Mar 2017
Book review: "Living in Motion: Filipino Migrant Women and their Multiple Mobilities" (by Chiho Ogaya)
Sachi TAKAHATA
Japanese Sociological Review   67(3) 340-341   Dec 2016   [Invited]
"Pioneer of Migrants No.6: My Father is a Kaigo-Fukushishi (Certified Care Worker)"
Sachi TAKAHATA
Migrants Network   (189) 3-5   Dec 2016   [Invited]
Sachi TAKAHATA
Journal of International Relations and Comparative Culture   14(2) 191-203   Mar 2016
Kaoru MIZUNO and Sachi TAKAHATA
Journal of International Relations and Comparative Culture   14(2) 171-189   Mar 2016

Books etc

 
Encyclopedia of Communities
Edited by Mamoru Ito, Hideki Koizumi, Masayuki Sanbonmatsu et.al (Part:Contributor, pp.346-347 "Marriage Migrants and Local Communities in Urban Area")
Shumpusha Publishing Co.   Jun 2017   ISBN:978-4-86110-538-8
International Migration and Contemporary Japanese Laws: Human Trafficking, Labor Migration and Immigration System
Edited by Shiro Okubo, Makoto Hizume, Mikio Yoshida (Part:Contributor, pp.40-60, "'Receiving Migrants' in the Era of Population Decline: Changes in Policies and Current Residential Distribution of Migrants")
Nihon Hyoron Sha Publishing Co.   Feb 2017   ISBN:978-4-535-52237-4
64 Chapters about the Philippines
Edited by Takushi Oono, Nobutaka Suzuki, Wataru Kusaka (Part:Contributor, pp.344-348 "Migration between Japan and the Philippines after the WWII: Destination for Workers Before, Tourists Now")
Akashi Shoten Publishing Co.   Dec 2016   ISBN:978-4750344560
Multi-ethnic Japanese: The Innovative Power of the "Hyphenated Japanese"
Supervised by Hiroshi KOMAI and edited by Teru SASAKI (Part:Contributor, pp. 154-167 "The Filipino-Japanese: The Invisible Minority Group of Over 100,000 People")
Akashi Shoten Publishing Co.   May 2016   ISBN:978-4-7503-4358-7
Japanese version only.
Court Interpreters after the Introduction of Lay Judge System in Japan
Edited by Kaoru MIZUNO and Mamoru TSUDA (Part:Contributor, pp.11-34 (co-authored with Mamoru Tsuda) "Interpretation and translation at courts in Japan"; pp.47-65 "Court interpreters after the introduction of lay judge system: results and analysis of data from quantitative research")
Osaka University Press   Feb 2016   ISBN:978-4-87259-507-9
Japanese version only.

Conference Activities & Talks

 
"The 'Reversal Phenomenon' of Migrant Workers in Tokai Region, Japan: Case of Yaizu City, Shizuoka Prefecture"
Sachi TAKAHATA
The 35th Annual Conference of the Japan Association of Urban Sociology   10 Sep 2017   
"The Migration Industry of Nikkei Filipino Migration to Japan: Brokering Japanese Blood for Cheap Foreign Labor" [Invited]
Keiko YAMANAKA and Sachi TAKAHATA
The Migration Industry: Facilitators and Brokerage in Asia   1 Jun 2017   Asian Research Institute, National University of Singapore
"Survey on Court Interpreters in Japan: Comparative Analysis of the 2012 and 2017 Survey Results"
Sachi TAKAHATA, Kaoru MIZUNO, Naoka MORI and Shizuka SAKAMAKI
The 39th Annual Conference of the Japan Association of Comparative Culture   20 May 2017   
"Including Children with Immigrant Backgrounds: Local Programs Supporting Children with Filipino Backgrounds in Japan and Beyond"
Itaru NAGASAKA, Sachi TAKAHATA, Maruja M.B. ASIS
2016 International Metropolis Conference.   25 Oct 2016   
"The Second Generation of Filipino Migrants in Japan (1) Focus on Two Types of 'Nikkei' Filipinos"
Sachi TAKAHATA
89th Annual Meeting of the Japan Sociological Society   8 Oct 2016   

Research Grants & Projects

 
A Geographical Analysis on the Residential Concentration of Migrants from the Perspective of Spatial Assimilation and Heterolocalism
JSPS: Grant-in-aid for Scientific Research (B)
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Mar 2022    Investigator(s): Yoshitaka ISHIKAWA
"Reversal Phenomenon" of Migrant Workers in Tokai Area, Japan: from Brazilians to Filipinos
JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Sachi TAKAHATA
A Comparative Study of Marriage Migration to Remote Islands: Focus on Filipino Women
JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Naomi NOIRI
Foreign Caregivers and Nurses and their Impact on the Local Labor Market
JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Hiroo KAMIYA
Future "Underclass" or "Global Human Resource"?: Security of the Educational Rights of Migrant Children in Japan
JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A)
Project Year: Apr 2014 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Matsuo TAMAKI