SUGINO Akihiro

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SUGINO Akihiro
Tokyo Metropolitan University
School of Humanity, Department of Behavioral Social Sciences
Job title
Ph.D.(London School of Economics, University of London), M.Sc.(London School of Economics, University of London), Master of Arts(Osaka University)
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Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2013
Professor, Graduate School of Humanities, Tokyo Mtropolitan University
Apr 2008
Mar 2013
Professor, School of Human Welfare, KWANSEI GAKUIN UNIVERSITY
Apr 2002
Mar 2008
Professor, Faculty of Sociology, KANSAI UIVERSITY
Apr 1995
Mar 2002
Associate Professor, Faculty of Sociology, KANSAI UNIVERSITY
Apr 1992
Mar 1995
Lecturer, Faculty of Sociology, KANSAI UNIVERSITY


Oct 1990
Oct 1997
Department of Social Policy, London School of Economics and Political Science
Oct 1989
Sep 1990
Department of Social Administration, London School of Economics and Political Science

Published Papers

SUGINO Akihiro
(34) 15-33   Mar 2018
Employment of Persons with Disabilities and Social Participation
SUGINO Akihiro
Disability, Work and Social Integration, IA Seoul 2011 International Symposium   56-62   Sep 2011   [Invited]


Deconstruction of the concept of "disability"
Journal of Disability studies   No.1, pp. 8-25    2005
Development of the Post-war Japanese Social Policy Studies: A Comparative Perspective on "Universalism" in Japan and Britain
Journal of Welfare Sociology   No.1, pp. 50-62    2004
How should social work be taught at the undergraduate level? Bewilderment of qualifications and curriculum
Bulletin of the Faculty of Sociology   Vol. 32, No. 3, pp. 299-315    2001
Rethinking Rehabilitation: The ICIDH-2 and the Social Model of Disability
Journal of Social Policy Studies   No.1, pp.140-161    2000
Community Care Policy Reform and the Rights of Disabled People
Science of Social Welfare      1999
Post-Modern Aspects of the Japanese Welfare State : Another Story of the Welfare Reform in the 1980s.
Bulletin of the Faculty of Sociology, Kansai University      1995
A Cultural Comparison of 'Volunteers'
Monthly Welfare      1995
Social Welfare and Social Control : Deinstitutionalization of State Mental Hospitals in the U. S.
Japanese Sociological Review      1994
The Original Idea of Normalisation and its Development
Science of Sosial Welfare      1992
Theoretical Aspectts of the 'Institutional Redistribution'Model in the Historical Context of British Social Policy
Science of Social Welfare      1991

Books etc

Personal Social Services(3) Services for Disabled People
Social Security Systems of the Advanced Conuntries1 Social Security in the United Kingdom   1999   
"Culture of Disability"and the issue of "Integration"
Iwanami Cultural Anthropology series Vol. 8 Co-existence of Different Culture   1997   
Current lssues of Social Welfare(2)Ideas of Welfare and "welfare Culture"
Social Welfare Studies, Yuhikaku Press.   1995   
Peter Townsend : Anthropological Perspectives in Social Policy
Current Trends in Social Security Studies, Yuhikaku Press.   1995   

Conference Activities & Talks

Globalization of Disability Policy/Politics with reference to Japanese Employment Policy for Person with Disabilities [Invited]
SUGINO Akihiro
International Symposium on International and Taiwanese experiences of the UNCRPD implementation   22 Mar 2019   


Exploring Disability: A Sociological Introduction

Research Grants & Projects

social work with people with disabilities
A History of Social Work
Disability,Culture and Society