■NAGATA Atsumasa An Ethnography of
Nakanishiya Shuppan, 224p. ISBN-10: 4779505291
ISBN-13: 978477950529 3500 ［amazon］
He was born in 1974. He is currently a research instruction assistant of the Graduate School of
Core Ethics and Frontier Sciences at Ritsumeikan University. He is also a
part-time lecturer at various institutions including Kobe City
University of Foreign Studies. His research themes cover
transnational anthropology, sociology, and migration studies.
He graduated from the Faculty of Law of Kyoto Gakuen University in March
1997. He then received his PhD at the Graduate School of Core Ethics and Frontier
Sciences of Ritsumeikan University in March 2008. He also received Research
Fellowship for Young Scientists of Japan Society for the Promotion of
Science, which is targeted for doctoral students, from April 2007 to March 2008,
and for post-doctoral fellow from April 2008 to March 2009 (Office of
Sociology at Kyoto University).
His main publication includes: "The Filipino who Become
Transnational between Japan and the Philippines" Ars Vivendi
:192-206 (2010); "Filipinos Cross the Border Line: Between the
Transnational Practice and State Power" Gendai Shiso
(Special Issue: Neighbor Foreigners) (2007) ; and an essay "Living as a
Foreigner: A Family Connecting the 'Philippines' and 'Japan'"
■Table of Contents
Introduction The Transnational Network Beyond Borders
Chapter 1 An Anthropological Research Practice on Transnational Filipinos
Chapter 2 Everyday 'Strategies' of Filipino Women who Came to Japan in the 1980s
Chapter 3 Living Practice in Globalization: Life in Japanese
Community in Metro Manila
Chapter 4 Expanding Japanese Community in Metro Manila: Segregation
and the New Migration to Japan
Chapter 5 The Transnational Network that Keeps Crossing Borders: Transnational Filipinos in the New
Postface An Anthropologist Practices his/her 'Daily
Research' and Is Involved in the 'Strategies'