Miura Mari

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Miura Mari
Sophia University
Faculty of Law, Department of Legal Studies of the Global Environment
Job title
M.A.(University of California-Berkeley), Ph.D.(University of California-Berkeley)
Research funding number

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 1999
Mar 2002
The University of Tokyo


Aug 1993
May 2002
Graduate School, Division of Politics, University of California-Berkeley

Awards & Honors

Jul 2018
Autralia, Wilma Rule Award (IPSA Award for the Best Research on Gender and Politics), IPSA (International Political Science Association)
Winner: Mari Miura, Ki-young Shin, Jackie F. Steele

Published Papers

Labor Politics in Japan during 'the Lost Fifteen Years': From the Politics of Productivity to the Politics of Consumption
Labor History   49(2) 161-176   May 2008
Politics of labor reform under Koizumi Government: the emergence of majoritarian decision-making
Miura Mari
The annuals of the Japanese Society for Public Administration   2007(42) 100-122   2007
“Who Are the DPJ?: Policy Positioning and Recruitment Strategy”
Mari Miura; Kap Yun Lee; Robert Weiner
Asian Perspective   29(1) 49-77   2005
Representation, Accountability and Policy Effectiveness--Evaluating the Policy-making Process of the 1999 Revision of Worker Dispatching Law
The monthly journal of the Japan Institute of Labour   43(12) 33-43   Dec 2001

Books etc

Japan Decides 2017
Miura Mari (Part:Joint Work, 185-202)
Palgrave Macmillan   2018   
Gender quotas in comparative perspectives : understanding the increase in women representatives
Miura Mari (Part:Joint Editor, p15-39, 235-260)
Mar 2014   ISBN:9784750339740
Welfare Through Work: Conservative Ideas, Partisan Dynamics, and Social Protection in Japan
Miura Mari
Cornell University Press   Sep 2012   ISBN:978-0-8014-5105-8
The Evolution of Japan’s Party System: Politics and Policy in an Era of Institutional Change
Miura Mari (Part:Joint Work)
University of Toronto Press   Nov 2011   ISBN:9781442643093
The Impact of Two-Party Competition on Neo-liberal Reform and Labor Unions
The state after statism : new state activities in the age of liberalization 「Exiting Etatisme? new directions in state policy in France and Japan」
Miura Mari (Part:Joint Work)
Harvard University Press   Oct 2006   ISBN:9780674022775
Exiting Etasisme?: New Directions in State Policy in France and Japan

Conference Activities & Talks

Overcoming the hurdles? Barriers to Women Running for Office in Japan, Korea and Taiwan
ECPG (European Conference of Politics and Gender)   Jul 2019   
Labour Market Liberalization after the Lehman Crisis: France, Germany and Japan in Comparative Perspective [Invited]
DIJ Roundtable   14 Dec 2018   DIJ
Advancing Women in Japanese Politics [Invited]
JAWS (Japan-America Women's Symposium)   Aug 2018   
Does “constituency facetime” exacerbate male dominance? Insights from Japan’s mixed-member majoritarian electoral system
IPSA (International Political Science Association)   Jul 2018   
The Quiet Diffusion of Social Investment in Japan
SASE (Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics)   Jun 2018