HIROMOTO Masayuki


HIROMOTO Masayuki

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Name
HIROMOTO Masayuki
Affiliation
Hiroshima Shudo University
Section
Department of Regional Administration, Faculty of Global and Community Studies
Job title
Professor

Research Areas

 
 
  • Politics / Politics / community activity
  • Politics / Politics / public policy

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2018
 - 
Today
professor, Department of Regional Administration, Faculty of Global and Community Studies, Hiroshima Shudo University
 

Education

 
 
 - 
1992
Faculty of Laws, Okayama University
 

Awards & Honors

 
Dec 1997
Merit Award for Distinction of Research Paper Applying for Competition Commemorating 20th Anniversary of Establishment of IAM, Institute of Administrative Management
 

Published Papers

 
HIROMOTO Masayuki
Shūdō hōgaku (Hiroshima shūdō daigaku) [Shudo Law Reivew (Hiroshima Shudo University)]   41(2) 423-433   Feb 2019
This paper attempts to present a research design that can identify what motivates community residents to aid to free schools in Japan. Free schools, also known as alternative schools in Japan, differ from conventional schools in that they do not r...
HIROMOTO Masayuki
Shūdō hōgaku (Hiroshima shūdō daigaku) [Shudo Law Reivew (Hiroshima Shudo University)]   41(1) 1-16   Sep 2018
The present study aims to reveal how a free school provides non-attendant students with useful services. In general, free schools in Japan do not enjoy sufficient funds because many of them do not receive grants-in-aid from national, prefectural, ...
HIROMOTO Masayuki
Shūdō hōgaku (Hiroshima shūdō daigaku) [Shudo Law Reivew (Hiroshima Shudo University)]   40(2) 437-448   Feb 2018
This paper aims to design research on aid for children at free schools in Japan. The enforcement of the Act to Ensure Opportunities for Education in 2016 has provided free schools with possibilities to play significant roles in assisting elementar...
HIROMOTO Masayuki
Shūdō hōgaku (Hiroshima shūdō daigaku) [Shudo Law Reivew (Hiroshima Shudo University)]   40(1) 25-34   Sep 2017
This paper aimed at examining the methodologies used to understand university students' opinions on volunteer activities in Japan. A promising methodology is proposed after examining previous studies of university students' participation in volun...
HIROMOTO Masayuki
Shūdō hōgaku (Hiroshima shūdō daigaku) [Shudo Law Reivew (Hiroshima Shudo University)]   39(2) 645-653   Feb 2017
This paper outlines previous studies on the volunteer activities of university students to aid children in Japan. Recently, an increasing number of young people and students participate in volunteer activities to aid children. This paper attempts ...
HIROMOTO Masayuki
Shūdō hōgaku (Hiroshima shūdō daigaku) [Shudo Law Reivew (Hiroshima Shudo University)]   39(1) 79-105   Sep 2016
This paper aims to determine the factors that induced Japanese people to participate in volunteer activities in the 2000s. This study analyzes volunteer activities conducted in the 2000s in order to ascertain whether determinants of participation ...
HIROMOTO Masayuki
Shūdō hōgaku (Hiroshima shūdō daigaku) [Shudo Law Reivew (Hiroshima Shudo University)]   38(2) 505-525   Feb 2016
This paper reveals the determinants of Japanese people's participation in volunteer activities. Multiple linear regression analysis is conducted employing dependent variables concerning volunteer activities. The data sets for volunteer activities ...
HIROMOTO Masayuki
Shūdō hōgaku (Hiroshima shūdō daigaku) [Shudo Law Reivew (Hiroshima Shudo University)]   38(1) 81-100   Sep 2015
This paper aims to extract notable information beneficial to research on volunteer activities conducted in Japan by outlining the results of surveys of volunteer activities. Several surveys revealed people's experiences of and opinions on voluntee...
HIROMOTO Masayuki
Shūdō hōgaku (Hiroshima shūdō daigaku) [Shudo Law Reivew (Hiroshima Shudo University)]   37(2) 519-546   Feb 2015
This paper aims to reveal social networks' influence on prefectural and municipal expenditures on welfare for seniors and children. Multiple regression analysis was conducted using principal component scores as the independent variables. The princ...
HIROMOTO Masayuki
Shūdō hōgaku (Hiroshima shūdō daigaku) [Shudo Law Reivew (Hiroshima Shudo University)]   37(1) 63-69   Sep 2014
This paper explores previous studies of side-by-side and lively salons, which the councils of social welfare foster across Japan. After viewing these contributions, viable research questions are formulated.
HIROMOTO Masayuki
Shūdō hōgaku (Hiroshima shūdō daigaku) [Shudo Law Reivew (Hiroshima Shudo University)]   36(2) 145-173   Feb 2014
This paper reports two kinds of residents' acts of supplementing welfare programs conducted by municipal and prefectural governments. Principal component analysis was used to reveal how variables concerning communities and municipal or prefectural...
HIROMOTO Masayuki
Shūdō hōgaku (Hiroshima shūdō daigaku) [Shudo Law Reivew (Hiroshima Shudo University)]   36(1) 203-217   Sep 2013
This article examines recent studies of welfare expenditures by local governments in Japan since the beginning of the 1990s. Previous studies analyzing the determinants of differences in welfare expenditure among local governments have regarded th...
HIROMOTO Masayuki
Shūdō hōgaku (Hiroshima shūdō daigaku) [Shudo Law Reivew (Hiroshima Shudo University)]   35(2) 944-937   Feb 2013
This article examines previous studies of the Japanese welfare regime during and after the 1990s. While many scholars seem to have focused on a specific series of occurrences in explaining the pre-1990 welfare regime, the characterization of the w...
HIROMOTO Masayuki
Shūdō hōgaku (Hiroshima shūdō daigaku) [Shudo Law Reivew (Hiroshima Shudo University)]   35(1) 428-418   Sep 2012
This article provides a summary and analysis of recent research conducted on social networks formed by the elderly or by parents involved in child rearing in Japan. Following a discussion of methodologies used in these studies and the results of t...
HIROMOTO Masayuki
Shūdō hōgaku (Hiroshima shūdō daigaku) [Shudo Law Reivew (Hiroshima Shudo University)]   33(2) 1020-997   Feb 2011
This article aims to reveal how municipal and prefectural governments in Japan have performed in the field of welfare for the elderly. The method of analysis used is multiple regression analysis. The dependent variables are the municipal and prefe...
HIROMOTO Masayuki
Shūdō hōgaku (Hiroshima shūdō daigaku) [Shudo Law Reivew (Hiroshima Shudo University)]   30(2) 350-321   Feb 2008
This study seeks to answer the question, "How did social cleavages and social networks influence the 2002 elections for state representatives in the United States?" A social cleavage regarding social class and social networks including young famil...
HIROMOTO Masayuki
Asian Survey   43(6) 929-950   Nov 2003   [Refereed]
The purpose of this study is to examine the effect party alliance has on gubernatorial elections in Japan. The results of the analysis revealed that party coalitions backing candidates are not the most important determinant of election victory and...

Misc

 
Political or Administrative Matter? Determinants of Medicare
LEVIATHAN   (28) 46-69   2001
Equality and Variousness of Prefectural Welfare and Health Plans for the Elderly
(80) 70-99   1997
Characteristics of the Japanese Prefectures in Establishing Nursing Homes
Shudo Law Review   22(2), 241-293    2002
Central-Local Relations in Welfare and Construction Policies
   1996
1996-1997
Functions and Specialization of Japanese Prefectures
Shudo Law Review   22-23 1-2   2000
2000-2001

Conference Activities & Talks

 
HIROMOTO Masayuki
Group Training Course on Capacity Development on Governance in Conflict-Affected Countries   20 Jul 2012   JICA Chugoku Center
The lecture on public administration of prefectural and municipal governments in Japan was delivered to administrative officials in countries influenced by conflicts.

Research Grants & Projects

 
relation between community and public policy