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Frontiers of Social Research
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This title is the second volume of the Advanced Social Research series which Trans Pacific Press publishes in collaboration with Kwansei Gakuin University in Japan. In this collection, thirteen essays by Japanese and Korean sociologists and anthropologists explore a variety of methods of social inquiry. They include: urban research, wartime anthropology, folklore studies, the studies of local knowledge of villagers, visual methodologies in fieldwork and description, and research and practice in social work.
FURUKAWA Akira is Visiting Researcher at Kwansei Gakuin University. After teaching sociology at Chukyo University and Aichi Prefectural University in the 1990s, he assumed Professorship in Sociology at Kwansei Gakuin University from 2001 to 2019. His research interests include sociology, cultural anthropology and folklore.
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