DEGUCHI Akira

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Name
DEGUCHI Akira
Affiliation
Shimane University
Section
Faculty of Law and Literature, Department of Socio-cultural Studies
Degree
Ph. D.(University of Tsukuba), M. A.(Tokyo Metropolitan University)
Research funding number
20172116

Research Interests

 
 

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
1984
 - 
1988
Shimane University, Assistant Professor
 
1988
 - 
2000
Shimane University, Associate Professor
 

Books etc

 
Divinity and Experience
Lienhardt Godfrey (Part:Joint Translation)
Jul 2019   ISBN:978-4-588-01095-8
Circulation og Juman Body Parts
DEGUCHI Akira (Part:Editor, preface)
Research Institute for language and culture of Asia and Africa   Jan 2007   
Gender and Taboo
Anthropology of Woman   1984   
On gisu Suicide, Funeral and Cincumcision : A Structuralist Reanalysis
Ethnology of Symbol and Society   1987   
A Woman Went to Bush-Structural Analysis of Uduk Myth
Symbol and Power   1988   
Levri=Strauss misunderstood : Reevaluation of his structuralism
structuralism Revolution   1993   
An Archaeology of the Name
1995   
Implicit mythology rediscovered and structuralism
Myth and Media   1997   
Technologies of Procreation and Social Anthropology
Society and Symbolism : Anthropological Aproach   1998   
The Genealogy of Birth : Artificial Reproduction and Naturalness
1999   
History on the Nile
An African History   1997   
A genealogy of Name and Person : Rethinking Marcel Mauss
Name and Society   1999   
Is an organ "commodity"?
Kodansha   2001   

Published Papers

 
“Birth Country as Totem: Korean Adoptees in Scandinavia and Their Nostalgia
DEGUCHI Akira
(15) 29-35   Mar 2019   [Refereed]
Evans-Pritchard's and Lienhardt's Thinking in Nuer Religion and Divinity and Experience
DEGUCHI Akira
Japanese Journal of Cultural anthropology   80(2) 221-241   Sep 2015   [Refereed]
Double or Extra: The Identity of Transnational Adoptees in Sweden
DEGUCHI Akira
Culture Unbound   5 425-450   2013   [Refereed]
Organ Transplantation, Identity, and the Imagined Community
Journal of Anthropological Society of Oxford   30 119-130   2002
Rainbow-like Hierarchy : Dizi Social Organization
Essays in Northeast African Studies(Senri Ethnological Studies (]G0061[)43)   (43) 121-143   1996
The Philosophy of the Margin or the Space which cannot be utilized : Structuralist Analysis of Mandarin Myths
Essays in Northeast African Studies(Senri Ethnological Studies (]G0061[)43)   (43) 255-274   1996

Misc

 
Organ transplantation, authoropological gift theories, and the self who turns into the other to oneself
Japanese Journal of Ethnology   66(4), 439-459    2002
Body as Commodity, Body as Sign : Organ transplantation, identity and imagined community
Thought   (922) 83-107   2001
The ritual of putting the butter on the frehead : hinship and marriage among the Dizi of south west Ethiopia
The Review of Area Studies   (6) 207-221   1997
Writing and Reading Reconsidered
Notebook of Modern Poem   40(2)    1997
Is the Dizi a Hierarchical Society? Chieftainship and Social Structure on the Sai Mountain
Journal of Suwahili and African Studies   3    1992
Personal Names in Structuralist Perspective
Thought   813    1992
Structure and Theme : A critique of K. Komatsu's Structuralism
YAKARA : Studies in Ethnology      1991
Myth, the Story of the Past Which Has Never been Represented
Thoryht   779    1989
Activities of Plateau Tonga Diviners (Zambia)
The Review of Area Studies   4    1988
Trance in Plateau Tonga, Zambia : Transcripts of the dialogue with a Diviner
YAKARA : Studies in Ethnology   3    1987

Conference Activities & Talks

 
consent and identity in ART from an anthropological point of view [Invited]
DEGUCHI Akira
The 37th Annual Meeting of Japan Society of Fertilization and Implantation   2 Aug 2019   

Works

 
Research on the activities of districts governers and Christian missionaries in the Southern Sudan during 1920S
1993
Distribution and Sharing of Resources in Symbolic and Ecological Systems.
2002

Research Grants & Projects

 
Structuralist's approach to proper name
Anthronology of the Technology of Procreation