HIGUCHI Naoto

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Name
HIGUCHI Naoto
Nickname
handle0191792
E-mail
higuchinaotoyahoo.co.jp
Affiliation
The University of Tokushima
Section
Faculty of Integrated Arts and Sciences
Job title
Associate Professor
Degree
(BLANK)(Hitotsubashi University)
Research funding number
00314831
ORCID ID
0000-0002-1341-5761

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
1997
 - 
1999
Japan Foundation for Promotion of Science. Research Fellow
 
1999
   
 
University of Tokushima. Lecturer
 

Education

 
 
 - 
1996
Graduate School, Division of Sociology, Hitotsubashi University
 
 
 - 
1994
Faculty of Sociology, Hitotsubashi University
 

Books etc

 
Oxford Handbook of the Radical Right
Jens Rydgren ed. (Part:Contributor, The Radical Right in Japan)
Oxford University Press   Feb 2018   
Naoto Higuchi
Trans Pacific Press   Sep 2016   ISBN:9781920901936
Globalization, Minorities and Civil Society: Perspectives from Asian and Western Cities
Koichi Hasegawa and Naoki Yoshihara eds. (Part:Contributor, INABA Nanako and HIGUCHI Naoto, “Global Civil Society and Local Protest: Is an Alternative to Alter-globalization Possible?”)
2008   

Published Papers

 
樋口 直人
部落解放研究 : 広島部落解放研究所紀要 : the bulletin of Hiroshima Buraku Liberation Research Institute   23 25-33   Jan 2017   [Invited]
Dynamics of Occupational Status among Koreans in Japan: Analyzing Census Data between 1980-2010
HIGUCHI Naoto
Seoul Journal of Japanese Studies   2(1) 1-25   Aug 2016   [Refereed]
髙谷 幸, 大曲 由起子, 樋口 直人, 鍛治 致, 稲葉 奈々子
岡山大学大学院社会文化科学研究科紀要   (41) 43-59   Mar 2016
Support for the Radical Right in Japan: Converging to the European Politics?
HIGUCHI Naoto and MATSUTANI Mitsuru
Social Theory and Dynamics   (1) -HN001268   2016   [Refereed][Invited]
Higuchi Naoto
Social sciences research, University of Tokushima   29 99-129   Dec 2015
髙谷 幸, 大曲 由起子, 樋口 直人, 鍛治 致, 稲葉 奈々子
岡山大学大学院社会文化科学研究科紀要   (39) 37-56   Mar 2015
髙谷 幸, 大曲 由起子, 樋口 直人, 鍛治 致, 稲葉 奈々子
岡山大学大学院社会文化科学研究科紀要   (39) 17-36   Mar 2015
樋口 直人
コリアン・スタディーズ = Korean studies   (3) 6-15   2015   [Refereed][Invited]
高谷 幸, 大曲 由起子, 樋口 直人, 鍛治 致, 稲葉 奈々子
文化共生学研究   (14) 89-107   2015
樋口 直人
日本の科学者   49(12) 654-659   Dec 2014   [Refereed][Invited]
Higuchi Naoto
Social sciences research, University of Tokushima   28 185-207   Dec 2014
Since the late 1980s, the Latin American population in Japan has rapidly increased to nearly 400,000 in 2007, despite the long-term recession in the late 1990s. They were given privileged visa status as descendents of Japanese nationals and incorp...
Higuchi Naoto
Social sciences research, University of Tokushima   28 163-183   Dec 2014
This paper seeks to explain the sudden rise and success of Japan's xenophobic far right movements in the late 2000s. While older far right groups were royalists and anti-communists indifferent to immigration issues, new right extremists specialize...
高谷 幸, 大曲 由起子, 樋口 直人, 鍛治 致, 稲葉 奈々子
岡山大学大学院社会文化科学研究科紀要   (38) 57-76   Nov 2014
高谷 幸, 大曲 由起子, 樋口 直人, 鍛治 致, 稲葉 奈々子
岡山大学大学院社会文化科学研究科紀要   (38) 37-56   Nov 2014
INABA Nanako, OMAGARI Yukiko, TANAKA Sachi, HIGUCHI Naoto, KAJI Itaru
茨城大学人文学部紀要. 人文コミュニケーション学科論集   17 31-50   Sep 2014
髙谷 幸, 大曲 由起子, 樋口 直人, 鍛治 致, 稲葉 奈々子
文化共生学研究   (13) 77-96   2014
髙谷 幸, 大曲 由起子, 樋口 直人, 鍛治 致, 稲葉 奈々子
文化共生学研究   (13) 97-114   2014
髙谷 幸, 大曲 由起子, 樋口 直人, 鍛治 致, 稲葉 奈々子
岡山大学大学院社会文化科学研究科紀要   (36) 81-100   Nov 2013
髙谷 幸, 大曲 由起子, 樋口 直人, 鍛治 致, 稲葉 奈々子
岡山大学大学院社会文化科学研究科紀要   (36) 59-79   Nov 2013
髙谷 幸, 大曲 由起子, 樋口 直人, 鍛治 致, 稲葉 奈々子
岡山大学大学院社会文化科学研究科紀要   (36) 39-58   Nov 2013

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Demonstration as an incubator of future demonstrations: Lessons learned from Japan’s post-earthquake protests
HIGUCHI Naoto and MATSUTANI Mitsuru
Social Movement Studies Conference “Social Movements after the Global Clash: Looking Back, Looking Forward   28 Jun 2019   
Postcolonialism and Hate Speech in Japan [Invited]
HIGUCHI Naoto
Daiwa Foundation Seminar on Spread of Hate Speech   25 Jun 2019   
Japan’s Civil Society Moving to the Right? Examining Polarization, Mainstreaming and Fragmentation Hypotheses
HIGUCHI Naoto
Symposium on the Anatomy of the Radical Right in Japan and UK   9 Jun 2019   
Mobilizing, Participating, Sympathizing: Social Movements in Post-3.11 Japan
HIGUCHI Naoto, Barbara HOLTHUS and MATSUTANI Mitsuru
Department of Sociology and Center for Japanese Studies, University of Hawai’i   28 Mar 2019   
Why Do Non-Sympathizers Participate in Demonstrations? The Role of Social Capital in Post-3.11 Social Movements in Japan [Invited]
HIGUCHI Naoto
University of Vienna   14 Mar 2019   
The Making of ‘Revolutionary Citizens’ in Post-3.11 Japan: Divergent Roles of Social Groups for Mobilization [Invited]
HIGUCHI Naoto
University of Zurich   13 Mar 2019   
Japan’s Postcolonial Hate Speech [Invited]
HIGUCHI Naoto
Symposium on Hate Speech and Discrimination in Contemporary Japan, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg   29 Nov 2018   
Social Movement at the Time of Crisis? Profiles of Demonstrators in Post-Earthquake Japan
HIGUCHI Naoto and MATSUTANI Mitsuru
Asia Pacific Sociological Association   Oct 2018   
Situación socioeconómica y educación de los peruanos en Japón
Nanako Inaba y Naoto Higuchi
IX Convención de Federación Mundial de Instituciones Peruanas   27 May 2018   
Explaining the Sudden Resurgence of Mass Mobilization: What Pushed People into the Street in Post-­‐Earthquake Japan?
HIGUCHI Naoto and MATSUTANI Mitsuru
Second San Diego State University Conference on Nonviolence and Social Change: Race, Ethnicity, and Nonviolence   5 May 2018   
When Hate Becomes Illegal: Analyzing Policy Processes to Enact the Anti-Hate Speech Law in Japan
HIGUCHI Naoto
International Workshop for Hate Speech in Europe and Asia   Jan 2018   
History Matters: Why Japan’s Hate Groups Attack Koreans Rather Than Chinese [Invited]
HIGUCHI Naoto
International Conference on Civil Society versus the State? Emergent Trajectories of Civic Agencies in East Asia in Comparative and Transnational Perspectives, University of Zurich   14 Sep 2017   
What’s behind Japan’s Anti-foreigner Movement? East Asia as the Battleground for Japan’s Extreme Right
HIGUCHI Naoto
Association for Asian Studies, Kyoto   Jun 2016   
Explaining the Rise of Japan’s Anti-Korean Movement: A Discursive Opportunities Approach
HIGUCHI Naoto
World Congress for Korean Politics and Society 2015   Aug 2015   
HIGUCHI Naoto and INABA Nanako, “The Role of Human and Social Capital to Gain the Upper Hand in Migrant’s Labor Market: The Case of Japanese-Argentina Workers in Japan
HIGUCHI Naoto & INABA Nanako
Second ISA Forum on Sociology   Aug 2012   
Japan’s Far Right in East Asian Geopolitics: Anatomy of New Xenophobic Movements
HIGUCHI Naoto
22nd World Congress of Political Science   Jul 2012   
Citizenship Interrupted: The Debate on Foreigner’s Suffrage in Japan
HIGUCHI Naoto
Annual Conference of Association for Asian Studies   Mar 2011   
The Radical Right in Japan: Converging to European Radical Rights?
HIGUCHI Naoto and MATSUTANI Mitsuru
5th Annual Conference of Portuguese Political Science Association   Mar 2010   
Support for a Radical Right Politician in Japan: Converging to European Politics?
HIGUCHI Naoto and MATSUTANI Mitsuru
Seminar of European Research Center on Migration and Ethnic Relations   Jan 2010   
Local Parties under the Presidency System: The Rise of Nonpartisan Governors and Local Parties in Japan
HIGUCHI Naoto, MATSUTANI Mitsuru, YABE Takuya and TAKAKI Ryosuke
International Symposium on Independent Local Lists and Local Parties—Challengers from Bottom Up? A comparative Perspective on the Emergence and Success of Minor Political Organisations and Their Impact on Party Systems   Nov 2009   

Misc

 
Book Review of Diaspora and Identity: Japanese Brazilians in Brazil and Japan by Mieko Nishida
HIGUCHI Naoto
Pacific Affairs   92(2)    Jun 2019   [Invited]
Actualidad de los inmigrantes en Japón
HIGUCHI Naoto
Perú Shimpo      Dec 2018
Estudio Académico sobre Peruanos
HIGUCHI Naoto e INABA Nanako
Kyodai   (Jul-Sep)    Jun 2018   [Invited]
Las relaciones familiales en el Perú todavía son muy fuertes
HIGUCHI Naoto
Mercado Latino   (239)    Feb 2017
Higuchi Naoto
Social sciences research, University of Tokushima   29 209-238   Dec 2015
Higuchi Naoto
Social sciences research, University of Tokushima   27 217-235   Dec 2013
Higuchi Naoto
Social sciences research, University of Tokushima   27 197-215   Dec 2013
Higuchi Naoto
Social sciences research, University of Tokushima   27 175-195   Dec 2013
Higuchi Naoto
徳島大学地域科学研究   3 118-127   Dec 2013
Higuchi Naoto
徳島大学地域科学研究   3 108-117   Dec 2013
Higuchi Naoto
徳島大学地域科学研究   3 96-107   Dec 2013
Higuchi Naoto
徳島大学地域科学研究   3 90-95   Dec 2013
Higuchi Naoto
徳島大学地域科学研究   3 77-89   Dec 2013
HIGUCHI Naoto
茨城大学地域総合研究所年報   46 81-90   Mar 2013
Higuchi Naoto
Social sciences research, University of Tokushima   26 195-201   Dec 2012
Higuchi Naoto
Social sciences research, University of Tokushima   26 177-193   Dec 2012
Higuchi Naoto
Social sciences research, University of Tokushima   26 169-176   Dec 2012
Higuchi Naoto
Social sciences research, University of Tokushima   26 159-168   Dec 2012
Higuchi Naoto
徳島大学地域科学研究   2 123-133   Dec 2012
Higuchi Naoto
徳島大学地域科学研究   2 144-149   Dec 2012

Research Grants & Projects

 
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: 2009 - 2011    Investigator(s): Yasuhiko HIKICHI
This study aimed at construction of new migration theories which overcome the previous researches of migrations critically. We named them "critical migration theories" with the meaning of migration theories aiming at especially relativizing nation...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2005 - 2008    Investigator(s): Naoto HIGUCHI
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2004 - 2007    Investigator(s): Shigeru KUBOTA
The purpose of this research is to clarify the contemporary mode of local democracy under the post-1955 regime from the point of view of social and political change. We have paid attention to the rise of various types of governors, which embody ne...
Political Sociology of noncitizens in Japan
Social change and Social movement in Postwar Japan
Induvidnalist theory of Ethnicity

Research Interests

 
 

Association Memberships

 
 

Works

 
Education Programs for Migrant Workers
2000
Muticaltural Japan in the 21st Century
2000