Tanaka Masako

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Tanaka Masako
Sophia University
Faculty of Global Studies, Department of Global Studies
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Published Papers

Changing Relationships between Rights-Holders and Others in Inclusive Aid: A Case Study of Partnerships between NGOs and Identity-Based Associations in Nepal
Tanaka Masako
Journal of contemporary India studies : space and society, Hiroshima University   5 31-38   Mar 2015   [Refereed]
Balancing between Politics and Development: The Multiple Roles Played by Indigenous People’s Organisations in Nepal
Masako Tanaka
History and Sociology of South Asia   7(1) 61-78   Jan 2013   [Refereed]
The Changing Roles of NGOs in Nepal: Promoting Emerging Rights-Holder Organizations for Inclusive Aid
Masako Tanaka
Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations   22(3) 494-517   Jun 2011   [Refereed]
Broadening fair trade while deepening its philosophy: stakeholder engagement in Finland
Journal of Bunkyo Gakuin University Department of Foreign Languages and Bunkyo Gakuin College   (10) 65-82   Feb 2011   [Refereed]
A Study on Social Exclusion in Urban Nepal: A Case Study on Inter-caste/Ethnic Relationship between Non-Newar Tenants and Newar House Owners in Kathmandu
Masako Tanaka
Environment and Urbanization Asia   1(2) 187-208   Sep 2010   [Refereed]


Diversity at Home and Abroad: Changing Migration Trend and Lifestyles of Nepalese Migrants in Japan
28 221-227   Dec 2016   [Invited]

Books etc

Tanaka Masako
Houritsu Bunka Sha   Dec 2018   ISBN:978-4-589-03969-9
Tanaka Masako
Maruzen Publishing   Dec 2018   ISBN:978-4621303405
Settling Down: The Struggles of Migrant Workers to Adapt
Tanaka Masako (Part:Joint Work, Self-help Organisations as Interfaces for the Integration of Nepalese Migrants: A Case Study in Ota and Oizumi, Gunma Prefecture, Japan (p.11-41))
Penerbit Pt Kanisius and The Jesuit Conference of Asia Pacific   2017   ISBN:978-979-21-5473-4
Tanaka Masako (Part:Joint Work, A women's NGO as an incubator: promoting identity-based associations in Nepalese civil society (p.185-207))
Policy Press   2016   ISBN:978-1447324782
Saharikaran jivikako vividh ayam (Urbanization: Various Dimensions of Livelihood) "नेपालमा सुकुमबासी आन्दोलनको एक दशक"
Tanaka Masako (Part:Joint Work)
Martin Chautari   Feb 2007   ISBN:978-99946-833-6-9

Conference Activities & Talks

Masako Tanaka
the 3rd Triennial National Midwifery Conference   5 May 2019   Midwifery Society of Nepal
International Symposium on Business and Social Sciences   9 Jan 2019   National Taiwan University
Masako Tanaka
The 2018 Asian Law and Society Association (ALSA) conference   30 Nov 2018   The Australian Network for Japanese Law (ANJeL) and the Asia Pacific Legal Institute of Australia (APLIA)
English Session-South Asia (Commentator)
The 19th Spring Conference of the Japan Society for International Development   2 Jun 2018   
The 4th Conference on Women's Studies   5 May 2018   The International Institute of Knowledge Management

Research Grants & Projects

Migrant women and SDGs: Access to sexual and reproductive health services in Japan
Project Year: Oct 2018 - Mar 2022
Creating parallel society?: Capturing ethnoscape through visual ethnography of South Asians in Japan
Project Year: Nov 2018 - Mar 2021
Refugee and new immigrant support: The role of the church, other religious groups, and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in the sustainable social integration of displaced populations into Japan.
Sophia University: Special Grant for Academic Research in Priority Areas
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Mar 2021    Investigator(s): David Slater