Topic “Japan”

Member Bio: Koichi Hasegawa

HASEGAWA Koichi is a professor in the Graduate School of Arts & Letters at Tohoku University, and a faculty member and a sub-leader of Tohoku University’s Global Center of Excellence (GCOE) program of The Center for the Study of Social Stratification and Inequality (CSSI). He was a president of the Japanese Association for Environmental Sociology and serves as a chair of the local organizing committee of the International Sociological Association’s World Congress of Sociology to be held in 2014 in Yokohama.

COMPON Workshop at the Second International Symposium on Environmental Sociology in East Asia

COMPON project teams from East Asia held a project workshop prior to the Second International Symposium on Environmental Sociology in East Asia, in November 2009. These teams also presented on their COMPON-related work. (The agenda, including presentation titles, can be viewed here.)

Pictures from the project workshop and conference are below.

COMPON-Japan Panel, 43rd Annual JAES Meeting

Several affiliates from our COMPON Japan team will present on a panel on climate change news coverage at the 43rd Seasonal Meeting of the Japanese Association for Environmental Sociology in Yokohama, Japan. The panel agenda is as follows:

The 43rd Seasonal Meeting

The Japanese Association for Environmental Sociology
Date: 4-5 June 2011

Kanto Gakuin University

COMPON-Japan session
4 June 2011, 10:00-12:00

Chair: Ken Fujikawa (Meiji Gakuin University)

Discourse on Climate Change in Japanese Media

Japan Country Case Information

Overview

As of March 2010, preliminary coding of newspaper articles has been completed by the Japan case and it was presented at the 4th COMPON Open Workshop. It was also presented at the July 2010 meeting of the International Sociological Association; figures from that presentation are below. Please contact Koichi Hasegawa for more information about the Japan case.

Results

Country Case Information: Japan

Case Leader: Koichi Hasegawa, Tohoku University

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Findings:

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  • "Japan's Climate Change Media Coverage and Politics" - PDF
    Presented in October 2011 at the 3rd International Symposium on Environmental Sociology in East Asia at Catholic University, Bucheon, Korea