Sachi TAKAHATA

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Name
Sachi TAKAHATA
Affiliation
University of Shizuoka
Section
School of International Relations
Job title
Professor
Degree
Ph.D.(Osaka City University)

Profile

Born in Osaka and grown up in Akita, Japan, Sachi Takahata is a sociologist who have conducted field research on Filipino migrants in Japan since the early 1990's.

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Oct 2018
 - 
Today
Professor, School of International Relations, University of Shizuoka
 
Apr 2011
 - 
Sep 2018
Associate Professor, School of International Relations, University of Shizuoka
 
Apr 2010
 - 
Mar 2011
Associate Professor, Department of Contemporary Sociology, Hiroshima Kokusai Gakuin University
 
Apr 2006
 - 
Mar 2010
Full-time Lecturer, Department of Contemporary Sociology, Hiroshima Kokusai Gakuin University
 
Apr 2001
 - 
Mar 2004
Research Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
 

Education

 
Apr 1995
 - 
Mar 2001
Major in Sociology, Graduate School of Arts and Letters,, Osaka City University,
 
Apr 1991
 - 
Mar 1994
Major in South Asian Languages and Area Studies, Graduate School of Foreign Studies,, Osaka University of Foreign Studies,
 
Apr 1987
 - 
Mar 1991
Department of English, School of Foreign Studies,, Osaka University of Foreign Studies,
 

Committee Memberships

 
Oct 2018
 - 
Today
Japan Association for Migration Policy Studies  Member, Planning Committee
 
Oct 2018
 - 
Today
Japan Sociological Society  Member, Research Activities Committee
 
Oct 2017
 - 
Today
Japan Association for Urban Sociology  Member, International Committee
 
Mar 2016
 - 
Today
Japan Sociological Association  Member, Special Committee for Internationalization
 
Oct 2015
 - 
Today
Japan Association for Urban Sociology  Member, Editorial Committee
 

Awards & Honors

 
Mar 2015
President's Commendation to Outstanding Researchers for SY2013 Teacher Evaluation, Outstanding Researcher Award, University of Shizuoka
 
Nov 2011
"Survey on Filipino Caregivers in Japan" (JASR Journal, 2010, No.4, pp.26-33), "Society and Research" Award, Japanese Association for Social Research
Winner: Sachi Takahata
 

Published Papers

 
"Filipino Nikkei Workers in the Fish Processing Industry in Yaizu City, Shizuoka, Japan: Focus on the Process of Migration and Employment"
Sachi TAKAHATA
Migration Policy Review   11 47-59   May 2019   [Invited]
"Filipino Migrants as Caregivers in Japan: Alternative Way of Gaining Social Reputation"
Sachi TAKAHATA
Journal of Comparative Family History   33 8-31   Mar 2019   [Invited]
"The Replacement Phenomenon of the Ethnic Composition of Migrant Workers in the Tokai Region, Japan: A Case Study of Fish Processing Workers in Yaizu City, Shizuoka Prefecture"
Sachi TAKAHATA
The Annals of Japan Association for Urban Sociology   (36) 147-163   Sep 2018   [Refereed]
"A Study on Court Interpreters' Work: Based on Surveys Conducted in 2012 and 2017"
Naoka MORI, Kaoru MIZUNO, Sachi TAKAHATA, Shizuka SAKAMAKI
Studies in Comparative Culture   131 1-11   Apr 2018
Japanese version with summary in English
"Working Style of Filipino Caregivers in Japan: Focus on Marriage Immigrants and Certified Care Worker Candidates under the EPA Scheme"
Sachi TAKAHATA
The Bulletin of the Society for the Study of Working Women   (62) 63-78   Mar 2018   [Invited]
Japanese version only.

Misc

 
"Foreign Workers in Japan's Care Industry: Complicated Routes and Multinational Workers on Duty"
Sachi TAKAHATA
Osaka Medical Practitioners Magazine   (632) 30-34   May 2019   [Invited]
Research Note "The Settlement and Job Opportunities of Filipino Marriage Migrants in Remote Islands, Japan: Filipinas Who Settled in the 1990’s Working as Caregivers"
Sachi TAKAHATA
Immigration Studies   15 15-26   Mar 2019
"Aspiration and Career Options of Japan-based Filipino Youths"
Sachi TAKAHATA
"Future 'Underprivileged People' or 'Global Human Resource'?: Towards the Proper Career Development of Migrant Children and Youths." (Report of Kaken Project AY2018)   36-41   Mar 2019   [Invited]
"Introduction and Overview: International Migration and Host Communities in an Era of Population Decline"
Sachi TAKAHATA
Social Analysis   46 83-89   Mar 2019   [Invited]
Japanese version only.
"Gendered Migration of Filipinos to Japan and its Consequences, 1987-2018"
Sachi TAKAHATA
Conference Proceedings, The Fifth International Symposium on Transnational Migration and Qiaoxiang Studies   197-219   Dec 2018   [Invited]
Published by the Guangdong Qiaoxiang Cultural Research Center, Wuyi University, Jiangmen, China

Books etc

 
Community-based Multiculturalism: Findings from the Practices in Toyonaka City, Osaka Japan
Association for Toyonaka Multicultural Symbiosis (Part:Contributor, pp.227-228 "Aging of Filipino Women in Japan and its Concerned Issues")
Akashi Shoten Publishing Co.   Mar 2019   
Japanese version only.
Working for the Community Development with Foreign-born Citizens: a Community-based Perspective
Co-edited by Tsuyoshi TOKUDA, Yuko Nikaido and Yumiko Kaisho (Part:Contributor, pp.82-96 "Brazilians and Filipinos in Yaizu City, Shizuoka Japan: Focus on Educational Issues")
Koyo Shobo Publishing Co.   Feb 2019   ISBN:978-4-7710-3149-4
Japanese version only.
Mapping Foreign Residents in Japan (Revised Edition)
Edited by Yoshitaka ISHIKAWA (Part:Contributor, p.14 "Residential Trends by Nationality (2) Chinese, Brazilians, Filipinos", p.60 "Ethnic segregation in specific cities (4) Kobe, Hiroshima, Fukuoka")
Nakanishiya Publishing Co.   Jan 2019   ISBN:978-4-7795-1349-7
Japanese version only.
Migrant Workers in the Changing Industrial Structure
Supervised by Hiroshi KOMAI and edited by Katsuhiko TSUZAKI (Part:Contributor, "Migrant Workers in the Process of Professionalizing 'Care'")
Akashi Shoten Publishing Co.   Jun 2018   ISBN:978-4750346854
Japanese version only.
Thinking Beyond the State: Migration, Integration, Citizenship in Japan and the Philippines
Edited by Johanna ZULUETA (Part:Contributor, pp. 255-280 "Migrant Women in a Big City Entertainment Area: What Have Filipino Women Changed in Sakae-Higashi Area, Naka Ward, Nagoya City, 2002–2016?")
Manila: De La Salle University Press   Mar 2018   ISBN:978-971-555-656-9
English version only.

Conference Activities & Talks

 
"The Settlement and Job Opportunities of Filipino Marriage Migrants in Remote Islands, Japan: Filipinas Who Settled in the 1990's Working as Caregivers"
Sachi TAKAHATA
The 24th Young Scholars' Conference on Philippine Studies in Japan, 2019   23 Jun 2019   
“Situación Actual de la Interpretación Judicial en Japón”
Naoka MORI, Kaoru MIZUNO, Sachi TAKAHATA, Shizuka SAKAMAKI
XXXI CONGRESO CANELA (Confederación Académica Nipona, Española y Latinoamericana)   19 May 2019   CANELA
"Foreign Workers in Japan’s Fish Processing Industry: Case of Yaizu City, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan" [Invited]
Sachi TAKAHATA
Annual Conference of Korean Association of Regional Sociology   18 May 2019   Korean Association of Regional Sociology
"Filipino Nikkei Workers in Fish Processing Industry in Yaizu City, Shizuoka, Japan: Focus on the Process of Employment and Migration" [Invited]
Sachi TAKAHATA
Symposium "Migrant Workers in Fish Industries," Japan Association for Migration Policy Studies 2018 Winter Conference   15 Dec 2018   Japan Association for Migration Policy Studies
Gendered Migration of Filipinos to Japan and its Consequences, 1987-2018 [Invited]
Sachi TAKAHATA
The 5th International Symposium on Transnational Migration and Qiaoxiang Studies"   8 Dec 2018   Wuyi University (China)

Research Grants & Projects

 
A Geographical Analysis on the Residential Concentration of Migrants from the Perspective of Spatial Assimilation and Heterolocalism
JSPS: Grant-in-aid for Scientific Research (B)
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Mar 2022    Investigator(s): Yoshitaka ISHIKAWA
"Reversal Phenomenon" of Migrant Workers in Tokai Area, Japan: from Brazilians to Filipinos
JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Sachi TAKAHATA
A Comparative Study of Marriage Migration to Remote Islands: Focus on Filipino Women
JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Naomi NOIRI
Foreign Caregivers and Nurses and their Impact on the Local Labor Market
JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2018    Investigator(s): Hiroo KAMIYA
Future "Underclass" or "Global Human Resource"?: Security of the Educational Rights of Migrant Children in Japan
JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A)
Project Year: Apr 2014 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Matsuo TAMAKI