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ENDO Masataka is a Japanese political scientist. He completed his PhD in Politics at the Graduate School of Political Science, Waseda University. Currently he is a part-time lecturer at Waseda University, Utsunomiya University and Toho University. His areas of specialization include political science, Japanese political history and the history of East Asian international relations. He is a leading analyst of the history of Japan’s household registration system and a winner of the Suntory Prize for Social Sciences and Humanities in 2017 for his work in this area.
ENDO MasatakaFor more than 140 years, Japan's koseki registr...For more than 140 years, Japan's koseki registration system has functioned as the official means by which an individual qualifies as "Japanese". Information concerning each family is entered into o...