Senior Researcher, Kinugasa Research Organization, Ritsumeikan University
■Areas of Interest:
◆ Historical Sociology of "Executioner" in Japan" (Preparatory Doctoral Thesis in Japanese)
◆ Legal Position of Killing and the Modern Society: From the Historical Sociology of Executioners (Provisional Title for the Doctoral Thesis)
◆ Interventions on a Person's Body that Result in His Death
◆ Problems Concerning Abolition of the Death Penalty
◆SAKURAI Satoshi & UEMURA Kaname March 31, 2011 "History of the Reading Environment for Visually Disabled People: Focusing on E-books from 1985," Core Ethics 7:355-364 [PDF]
◆January 22, 2011 Japanese History of Executioners: Using an Approach of Historical Sociology，Seikyusha, 213p. ISBN-10: 4787233238 ISBN-13: 978-4787233233 1680 yen [amazon]／[kinokuniya]
◆YOSHIDA Hiroshi, SHINOGI Ryo & SAKURAI Satoshi (Eds.) July 5, 2010 Special Public Seminar "After Metahistory: Hayden White on Postmodernism", Report Issued by Research Center for Ars Vivendi of Ritsumeikan University, Vol.13, 191p. ISSN 1882-6539
◆UEMURA Kaname, YAMAGUCHI Maki, SAKURAI Satoshi & KASHIMA Moeko March 31, 2010 "An Empirical Study on the Cost of Making Text Data of Books: Aiming to Improve the Reading Environment for the Visually Impaired," Core Ethics 6:37-49 [PDF]/ [Abstract in English]
◆March 20, 2010 "Who is in charge of the death penalty?: Historical and Social Consideration of Executioners"
Ars Vivendi 2:346-360
◆March 31, 2009 "A Study of the Arrangements for the Executioner in Beheadings: From the Statutes of the Edo Era to the Penal Code of the Meiji Era"
Core Ethics 5: 171-180 [Abstract in English] (http://www.ritsumei.ac.jp/acd/gr/gsce/ce/ce5engtext.htm#15)
◆March 31, 2008 "An Inquiry about the Position of "Executioner" in the Debate on the Continuation or Abolition of the Death Penalty: The Appearance and Disappearance of the Description of Execution in Japanese Official Documents"
Core Ethics 4:93-104 [Abstract in English]
◆May 27, 2011 "Considering Execution" http://www.ritsumei-arsvi.org/en/news/read/id/143
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