Sakai Akira

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Sakai Akira
Sophia University
Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Education
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Sophia University
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Published Papers

Social Exclusion and Social Inclusion in Education
Sakai Akira
The journal of educational sociology   96 5-24   May 2015   [Invited]
An Inquiry from the Perspective of Teaching Methods into Connecting Early Childhood Education with Elementary Education: A Critical Examination of Developmental Stage Theory
Sakai Akira
Japanese journal of educational research   81(4) 384-395   2014   [Refereed][Invited]
A survey report on the attitudes and learning of teacher training course students
Sakai Akira, Ueyama Satoshi, Nagata Haruko, Hasegawa Shuichi, Yoneyama Yasuo, Ito Shigeki, Hosaka Toru
International Journal of Human Culture Studies   2013(23) 246-257   2013
High School Dropout in the late modern Japan : Analysis as the Problem of "Children Missing from Education"
Sakai Akira, Hayashi Akiko
Otsuma Women's University bulletin. Home economics   48 67-78   Mar 2012
A Critical Review on "Futoko" or School Non-Attendance Problem : The Emergence of Dropout-type Futoko and Reform of its Support System
Sakai Akira, Kawabata Shun-ichi
Otsuma Women's University bulletin. Home economics   47 47-58   Mar 2011

Books etc

Challenges to Japanese Education: Economics, Reform, and Human Rights (International perspectives on education reform) "Educational Selection, Career Decisions, and School Support: The Case of an Urban Commercial High School"
Sakai Akira (Part:Joint Work, p.87-108)
Teachers College Press , Seori-shobo   2009   ISBN:9780807750537
Sociology of education "Bullying and teachers, students"
Sakai Akira (Part:Joint Work)
YUHIKAKU   Apr 2000   ISBN:464112096X
Japanese Teachers-Today and Tomorrow- "An Inquiry on the role image of Japanese Teachers-A copmparative study of teacher culture in Japan-"
Sakai Akira
KYOIKU-SHUPPAN   Aug 1999   ISBN:4316348000
Teacher Development Through Teaching "Teacher Development in Japanese School Culture-An Comparative Study-"
Sakai Akira
GYOSEI   Aug 1999   ISBN:4324056447
A Study on Sociology of Educational Goal and School Organization "A Homeroom in his/her memory"
Sakai Akira (Part:Joint Editor)
GAKUJI SHUPPAN   Mar 1999   ISBN:4761906022

Conference Activities & Talks

Challenges to Teachers’ Work and Their Expertise in Japan
Akira Sakai
World Education Research Association 2019: Focal Meeting in Tokyo   7 Aug 2019   

Research Grants & Projects

A study on cultures of teaching and teachers
Clinical Sociology on Bullying and School Refusal
Teacher-Student Relationships in the Information Society