ALEXANDER Ronni

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Name
ALEXANDER Ronni
Affiliation
Kobe University
Section
Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies Department of International Cooperation Policy Studies
Job title
Professor

Research Areas

 
 

Awards & Honors

 
Nov 2012
男女共同参画貢献, 男女共同参画貢献賞, 神戸大学
Winner: Ronni Alexander
 
May 2007
ポーポキ・ピースの活動, Volunteer Award, 神戸YMCA
Winner: Ronni ALEXANDER
 
May 2007
岩波DVDブック ポーポキのピース・メッセージ, Live, Love Animals Award, Commercial Products Division, NPO法人Knots (ノッツ)
Winner: Ronni ALEXANDER
 

Published Papers

 
Thinking about human rights with the Popoki Peace Project
ALEXANDER Ronni
Human Rights Education in Asia-Pacific   8 83-106   Jul 2018   [Invited]
ALEXANDER Ronni
Journal of Narrative Politics   4(2) 65-87   May 2018   [Refereed]
This essay draws on Petryna’s use of bio-citizenship in post-Soviet Ukraine (2002) to think about
bio-citizenship in post-Fukushima Japan, particularly with regard to expertise and ideas of what is,
and is not safe. Taking a narrative approach, it...
Living with Disaster Capitalism in Fukushima
ALEXANDER Ronni
Peace Review   30(2) 152-159   Apr 2018   [Refereed]
This short essay does not address the question of where the billions of yen earmarked for ‘recovery’ is actually going or discuss who is profiting most from the 2011 disaster. Instead, I will use two short stories to illustrate what I see as the m...
Drawing Disaster: Reflecting on Six Years of the Popoki Friendship Story Project
ALEXANDER Ronni
Journal of International Cooperation Studies   25(2) 59-96   Jan 2018
This article reflects on six years of the Popoki Friendship Story project, a drawing project begun soon after the 2011 triple disasters in northeastern Japan. Unlike narratives of disaster focusing on the spectacular and research using positivist ...
ALEXANDER Ronni
Peace Review   30(1) 9-16   Jan 2018   [Refereed]
The purpose of this essay is to introduce some of the peace education praxis of the
Popoki Peace Project, a grassroots initiative that I began in 2006 in Japan
focusing on peace learning, teaching, and activism. Most of the work of the
Project tak...

Misc

 
Ways to Address Gender Violence
ALEXANDER Ronni
Education   11(874) 77-82   Nov 2018   [Invited]
thinking about addressing gender violence in Japan on the basis of the experience of Alexander vs. Yale University
Book Review: Chung, Erin Aeran. Immigration and Citizenship in Japan
ALEXANDER Ronni
Japan Journal of Political Science   Vol. 13 Part 4    Dec 2012
東日本大震災~私たちに何ができるのか~
ALEXANDER Ronni
ひょうご部落解放   Vol.143    Dec 2011
Book Review: From Election to Coup in Fiji: The 2006 Campaign and its Aftermath
ALEXANDER RONNI BARRETT
Commonwealth and Comparative Politics   Vol. 46, No.1, 152-152    Feb 2008
Sexual Diversity
Ronni ALEXANDER
Medical On-Line Magazine Sexual Science   2005.9    Sep 2005

Books etc

 
"Seeking human security in a militarized Pacific: Struggles for peace and security by Pacific Island women," pp.191-221 in The Gender Imperative~Human Security vs State Security, 2nd edition
ALEXANDER Ronni, REARDON, Betty A., Hans, Asha (Part:Joint Work)
Routledge   Jan 2019   
This article will explore how current cultural governance which
emphasizes gender (in this case generally meaning women) both creates
spaces for resistance to violence and recreates the patriarchal militarism and the culture of violence in the Pac...
Exploring Betty A. Reardon's Perspective on Peace Education
ALEXANDER Ronni, SNAUWAERT, Dale, ed.
Springer   2019   
Chapter 11: Some Questions from Popoki to Betty Reardon about Human Security, Gender, and Teaching/Learning/Creating Peace
“Gender, Structural Violence and Peace," in Routledge Handbook on Gender and Security
ALEXANDER Ronni, Caron E Gentry, Laura J. Shepherd, Laura Sjoberg (Part:Joint Work)
Routledge   Sep 2018   
Taking a feminist approach, this chapter analyzes the concept of structural violence and suggests that it can be useful only if it incorporates an understanding of how social relations are gendered.
Building Peace in Workbook on Basic International Health and Nursing
ALEXANDER Ronni (Part:Joint Work)
Pilar Press   Mar 2016   
Introduction to peace studies, and the relationship between peace and health, including concrete examples.
A journey into Women's Studies: Crossing Interdisciplinary Boundaries
ALEXANDER Ronni, Pande, Rekha (Part:Joint Work)
Palgrave   Aug 2014   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Interrogating the international from the margins: Stories of being and feeling safe from the island of Guåhan/Guam
ALEXANDER Ronni
ISA Annual Convention 2019   Mar 2019   International Studies Association
Taking a feminist perspective, this paper looks at security as both being and feeling safe. It will address the implications of the U.S. military presence, focusing on the meaning of feeling safe in a military colony of the United States.
Islands as safe havens: Thinking about security and safety on Guahan/Guam [Invited]
ALEXANDER Ronni
2019 RIIS Symposium Prospects and Challenges for establishing a disciplinary field of critical island studies   Mar 2019   Research Institute for Islands and Sustainability, University of the Ryukyus
Taking a feminist perspective, this paper looks at security as both being and feeling safe. It will address the implications of the U.S. military presence, focusing on the meaning of feeling safe in a military colony of the United States.
Telling Stories II: Autobiography, Auto-ethnography, and Narrative Politics: My story
ALEXANDER Ronni
ISA Annual Convention 2019   Mar 2019   International Studies Association
The presentation was an autobiographical story about experiences in the exclusion zone around the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant after the explosions
Gendered Security: Learning from Being and Feeling Safe on the Island of Guåhan/Guam
ALEXANDER Ronni
Japan Political Science Association Conference 2018   Oct 2018   Japan Political Science Assocation
The paper reflects multiple conversations with Chamoru and other residents conducted between 2010 and 2018, communication with some diaspora Chamoru living off island, and student responses to a questionnaire about feelings of safety conducted in ...
Workshop on public goods
ALEXANDER Ronni
Peace Studies Association of Japan 2018 Autumn Conference   Oct 2018   
Trainer's training Fostering discussion: In preparation for the new compulsory high school subject, "public"

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