Hiroshi Tarohmaru

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Hiroshi Tarohmaru
Kyoto University
Graduate School of Letter
Job title
Ph.D(Kyoto University)
Twitter ID

Research Areas

  • Sociology / Sociology / Social Stratification, mathematical sociology, sociology of sociology, sociological methodology

Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2017
Professor, Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University
Apr 2009
Mar 2017
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University
Apr 2003
Mar 2009
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Graduate School of Human Sciences, Osaka University
Apr 1997
Mar 2003
Lecturer (97-01), Associate Professor (01-03), Department of Human Relations, Kyoto Koka Women's University
Apr 1995
Apr 1997
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Faculty of Human Sciences, Osaka University

Awards & Honors

Nov 2014
Award for Excellence in Scholarly Research, Japanese Association for Social Research
Oct 2015
Excellent Reviewer, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

Books etc

The power of sociology
Hiroshi Tarohmaru (Part:Contributor, Rational Choice Theory and Social Dilemma)
Yuhikaku   Jun 2017   
Changing Values in Japan, 1973-2008: Late Modernity and Its Social Consequences
Hiroshi Tarohmaru (Part:Editor, Writing Chapters 1, 4, and 8)
The University of Tokyo Press   Sep 2016   
Labor Markets and Social Stratification in East Asia
Hiroshi Tarohmaru (Part:Editor, Chapters 1 and 6)
Brill   Dec 2015   
Reconstruction of the Intimate and Public
Hiroshi Tarohmaru (Part:Joint Work)
Kyoto University Press   Feb 2013   
Y. Sato and J. Imai (eds.) Japan's New Inequality: Intersection of Employment Reforms and Welfare Arrangements
Hiroshi Tarohmaru (Part:Contributor, pp.54-70. Income Inequality between Standard and Nonsntandard Employment in Japan, Korea and Taiwan)
Trans Pacific Press   2011   

Published Papers

Are the Social Sciences and Humanities in Crisis? Trends in Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research and Applicants to Graduate Schools
Hiroshi Tarohmaru
Shakaigaku nenshi   59 19-37   Mar 2018   [Invited]
Tarohmaru Hiroshi
Sociological Theory and Methods   33(1) 2-14   2018
<p>This paper examines the effects of conservative political ideologies on attitudes to sciences and humanities in Japan. As the conservativeness is multidimensional, we measure it with four scales: self identification with liberal/conservative, s...
Core/Peripheral Differences in Taken-for Grantedness of Occupational Prestige Ranking
Hiroshi Tarohmaru
Kyoto journal of sociology   25    Dec 2017   [Refereed]
Examining Hypotheses on the Increasing Nonstandard Employments
Hiroshi Tarohmaru
Kyoto University      Jul 2017   [Refereed]
Generalized Algebraic Method for Decomposing Social Change into Cohort -Replacement and Individual-Change Effects
Hiroshi Tarohmaru
Kyoto journal of sociology   24 71-82   Dec 2016   [Refereed]
Japanese Public Opinion on Manned and Unmanned Space Development
Hiroshi Tarohmaru
Kyoto journal of sociology   23 1-17   Dec 2015   [Refereed]
Comparison of Methods and Citation Cultures of Sociology between Japan, UK, and USA
Hiroshi Tarohmaru
Sociological Theory and Methods   30(2) 165-180   Nov 2015   [Refereed]
Global Cities and Social Polarization in Japan: Industries, Occupations and Inequality in Comarison with Other Regions
Debnar, M., D. Yasui and H. Tarohmaru
Annals of Kyoto Sociology   22 23-48   Dec 2014   [Refereed]
Cross-subfield Comparison of Referred Papers in Japanese Sociology, 1990-2009 : Published Year, Media and Language
Hiroshi Tarohmaru
Memoirs of the Department of Literature, Kyoto University   (53) 235-255   Mar 2014   [Refereed]
Global Cities and Wage : Industry, Occupation, and District
Daisuke Yasui, Milos Debnar and Hiroshi Tarohmaru
Japanese Sociological Review   64(2) 152-168   Oct 2013   [Refereed]
Nonstandard Employment in Mobility Regime???
Hirao Ichiro and Tarohmaru Hiroshi
Sociological theory and methods   26(2) 355-370   2011   [Refereed]
Tarohmaru Hiroshi
Sociological theory and methods   15(2) 287-298   2000   [Refereed][Invited]
Tarohmaru Hiroshi, Tanaka Sigeto
Bulletin   23 167-183   1997
Tarohmaru Hiroshi
Annals of human sciences   17 35-48   1996
Tarohmaru Hiroshi
Sociological theory and methods   10(1) 15-30   1995
Taromaru Hiroshi
Annals of human sciences   16 57-73   1995


<Book Review> Social Class in Contemporary Japan: Structure, Sorting and Strategies
Hiroshi Tarohmaru
International Journal of Japanese Sociology   21 136-137   Jul 2012   [Invited]
The Japanese journal of labour studies   52(10) 66-68   Oct 2010
Sociological theory and methods   22(1) 105-108   Apr 2007
編集後記: 論文を投稿すること、査読すること
Tarohmaru, HIroshi
Sociological Theory and Methods   22(1) 105-108   2007
太郎丸 博(編)
大阪大学人間科学研究科, 2007年人間科学方法実習 I 報告書.      2007
Tarohmaru Hiroshi
International journal of Japanese sociology : IJJS   14 141*-143   Oct 2005
太郎丸博 (編)
大阪大学人間科学研究科      2005
太郎丸 博
法社会学   (56) 258-264   2002
Book Review: Sudo Naoki, Social Theory of Liberty
Tarohmaru Hiroshi
Sociological Theory and Methods   16(1) 141-143   1996   [Invited]
Annals of human sciences   13 179-183   1992

Conference Activities & Talks

Job Mobility in 3 or 4 months
Hiroshi Tarohmaru
91st Conference of Japan Society for Sociology   16 Sep 2018   
Slimness and Social Stratification
Hiroshi Tarohmaru
66th conference of Japanese Association for Mathematical Sociology   30 Aug 2018   
Contintent Jobs and Social Stratification in East Asia
Hiroshi Tarohmaru
XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology   18 Jul 2018   
What supports the class hierarchy?
Hiroshi Tarohmaru
90th Conference of Japan Sociological Society   5 Nov 2017   
Are University Teachers and Intellectuals Liberal?
Hiroshi Tarohmaru
64th conference of Japanese Association for Mathematical Sociology   18 Sep 2017   
The crisis of academism and the challenge for mathematical sociology [Invited]
Hiroshi Tarohmaru
Japanese Association of Mathematical Sociology   16 Sep 2017   
Politicization of Sciences and the "Crisis" of Sociology [Invited]
Hiroshi Tarohmaru
Waseda Sociological Association   8 Jul 2017   
Research Evaluation in Japanese Sociology: My Impression [Invited]
Hiroshi Tarohmaru
STS Network Japan   27 Mar 2016   
Reply: Past and Future of Japanese Mathematical and Quantitative Sociology [Invited]
Hiroshi Tarohmaru
Japanese Association of Mathematical Sociology   17 Mar 2016   
Comparison of sociological methods and citation cultures between Japan, US and UK
Kohei Yamamoto and Tarohmaru Hiroshi
第86回日本社会学会大会(於 慶応大学, 10/12)   Oct 2013   
Tarohmaru, H. and K. Nagase, 2013 “Cohort Analysis of Gender Egalitarianism in Japan 1973-2008 [Invited]
Hiroshi Tarohmaru
TSCS 2013 Conference at Academia Sinica, Taipei.   13 Sep 2013   
Social Transformation, Uncertainty and Youth in East Asia [Invited]
Hiroshi Tarohmaru
The Asian Studies Day Lectures, at University of Jyväskylä, Finland   17 Aug 2012   
Tokyo as Global City: Wage inequality, industry and occupation in national perspective
Mar 2012   
Domestic Migration Effects on Mobility between Insiders and Outsiders: Cross-National Comparison of Standard-Employment Attainment between Japan and Korea
Hiroshi Tarohmaru
ISA, RC28 Spring Meeting in Florence   May 2008   
Inequality of Opportunity for Regular Employments in the Process of Japanese Youth-Labor-Market Transformation
Hiroshi Tarohmaru
ISA RC28 Spring Meeting in Brno   May 2007   
Social Status and Internet Use
Hiroshi Tarohmaru
World Congress of Sociology in Beijing   2004   
Why Class Differential in Educational Attainment hasn’t been changed?: A Rational Choice Approach
Hiroshi Tarohmaru
XV World Congress of Sociology   2002   
Trend of Sociological Methods in Japan, 1959-2001 [Invited]
Hiroshi Tarohmaru, N. FURUMURA, N. NAGAMATSU and H. UTSUMI
Joint Conference of American and Japanese Mathematical Sociologists, in Vancouver   2002   
Boolean Analysis with Multi-value Variables as Independent Variables
Hiroshi Tarohmaru
the 4th Conference of the Asia Pacific Sociological Association   2000   
太郎 丸博
日本行動計量学会大会発表論文抄録集   1 Sep 1998