Chika Shinohara

Ph.D. Candidate

Department of Sociology

University of Minnesota

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Chika Shinohara is a Ph.D. candidate at the Department of Sociology, University of Minnesota. Her dissertation, gThe Equal Employment Opportunity Policy and Transformations of Attitudes toward Gender Roles in Japan since 1985,h focuses on Japanfs changing labor laws and social attitudes toward womenfs employment rights since the passage of the Equal Employment Opportunity Law. She examines growing legal consciousness in Japanese society, considering the effects of international relations in the politics and economy, as well as of the international governmental organizations. Her project, gHow Did Sexual Harassment Become a Social Problem in Japan? The Equal Employment Opportunity Law and Globalization,h is forthcoming from Advances in Gender Research. Her collaborative project gThe Effect of eSocial Expectationf on the Development of Civil Society in Japanh with Professors Koichi Hasegawa at Tohoku University and Jeffrey P. Broadbent at the University of Minnesota is just published from the Journal of Civil Society, And so is gVolunteerism and the State in Japanh from Japan Focus. Currently, another research project, gSexual Harassment Comes of Age: A Comparative Analysis of the United States and Japanh with Professor Christopher Uggen at the University of Minnesota, is conditionally accepted for publication in The Sociological Quarterly. She works for the IPUMS-USA Data Project at the Population Center, University of Minnesota.

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Contact Information

Department of Sociology

University of Minnesota

909 Social Sciences Building

267 19th Avenue South

Minneapolis, MN 55455

U.S.A.

Email: shin0104@umn.edu

Office phone: +1 (612) 626-3488

FAX number: +1 (612) 624-7020

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URL: http://www.soc.umn.edu/~shin0104

 

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