AMAGASA Kunikazu

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AMAGASA Kunikazu
Showa Women's University
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of Contemporary Liberal Arts

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

May 2008
Mar 2011
Fujisawa City Hall Policy Researcher
Apr 2011
Mar 2015
May 2011
Mar 2015
Keio University Shonan Fujisawa Media Center Writing & Research Consultant
Aug 2011
Mar 2015
Infieldesign Co. Ltd. Human Factor
Apr 2013
Mar 2016
Joshibi University of Art and Design Visiting Lecturer


Apr 2000
Mar 2004
Faculty of General Policy, Keio University
Apr 2004
Mar 2006
Graduate School of Media and Governance, Keio University
Apr 2006
Mar 2011
Graduate School of Media and Governance, Keio University


A Study of Regional Difference in Child-rearing Support Networks and Social Media
AMAGASA, Kunikazu
(928) 23-34   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Social Media use has become widespread in recent years. This paper investigates whether there is a regional difference in social media use. The author focuses on the relationships between using social media and child-rearing support networks.
In ...
A Study on Selective Utilization of Social Media: How Habitus Holds
Gakuen   916 12-23   Feb 2017   [Refereed]
Social Media, such as LINE, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, are getting more and more popular and becoming an indispensable part of everyday life. We select and use these ubiquitous social infrastructures, which have different characters. This re...
Learning Fashion through Social Media
Gakuen   (892) 9-21   Feb 2015   [Refereed]
Conspiring with Ordinary People to Innovate Technologies
117(1147) 372-373   Jun 2014

Books etc

The Post Mobile Society: From the smart/mobile to second offline
◎Hidenori Tomita, Yonfa Kim, Momoyuki Okada, Keita Matsushita, Yuichi Kokuge, Eriko Uematsu, Kunikazu Amagasa, Kouta Ito, Ichiyo Habuchi, Kenichi Fujimoto, Larissa Hjorth, Masaaki Ito, Morihiro Ogasawara (Part:Joint Work, Capter7. Polyreality: sociological imagination evoked by smartphones)
Routledge   Apr 2016   
With the spread of mobile augmented reality, it has become very difficult to consider digital space and physical space independently. In this book, the authors identify and discuss the state 'Second Offline' which refers to a real-world environmen...

Conference Activities & Talks

Carrying and Presenting one's Relationships
International Workshop: "Mobile communication and space"   9 Aug 2018   Sociology of Technology and Innovation, Department of Sociology, Technische Universität Berlin
Mobility of Relationships
2 Jul 2017   
The Area Difference of Media Usage and Social network during the Child-rearing years
11 Sep 2016   
In child-rearing period with large time and physical constraints, the mobile and social
media ,which can be used without being tied to time and place, play very important role. This paper shows
the regional differences of the child-rearing support...
An Analysis on the Social Capital of Fan Communities
21 Jun 2015   
A Research on Determinants of Local Tempo
21 Jun 2015   

Research Grants & Projects

Sociological Study about the Post Mobile Society
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2018    Investigator(s): Hidenori Tomita
infie(l)ducation project
Project Year: Aug 2015 - Today