AGATA Kenji
Faculty of Social Studies Department of Industrial Relations
Professor
Last Updated :2021/10/27

Researcher Profile and Settings

Research Interests

  • occupation
  • education

Research Areas

  • Humanities & social sciences/Sociology
  • Humanities & social sciences/Sociology of education

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Faculty of Social Studies, Doshisha University, 2013 - Today
  • Faculty of Social Studies, Doshisha University, 2007 - 2013
  • Faculty of Social Studies, Doshisha University, 2005 - 2007
  • Faculty of Education, Aichi University of Education, 1996 - 2005
  • Faculty of Education, Aichi University of Education, 1993 - 1996
  • Associate Professor, Department of Industrial Relations, Faculty of Social Studies, Doshisha University, 2005 – 2013, 2005
  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, Aichi University of Education, 1996 – 2005, 1996
  • Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education, Aichi University of Education, 1993 – 1996, 1993

Education

  • Osaka University, 1993
  • Osaka University, Graduate School Division of Human Sciences, 1993
  • Osaka University, 1988
  • Osaka University, Graduate School Division of Human Sciences, 1988
  • Osaka University, Faculty of Human Sciences, 1986
  • Osaka University, Faculty of Human Sciences, 1986

Academic Degrees

  • Master of Arts, Osaka University

Association Memberships

  • The Chubu Society for the Study of Education
  • The Japan Sociological Society
  • The Japan Society of Educational Sociology

Committee Memberships

  • Editorial Board (Deputy Editor 2013-2015), 2003 -2015, The Japan Society of Educational Sociology, Academic society, The Japan Society of Educational Sociology

Misc

  • Who can keep working and continue to take care of a child?
    Kenji Agata
    6183 - 194, Mar. 2018, Japanese, Other
  • Gender Differentiates the Usefulness of Vocational Qualification
    Agata, Kenji
    Japan Finance Corporation [ed.], Monthly Research Report, (85)20 - 21, 2015
  • Two Aspects of the Vocational Qualificaitons in Lifelong Learining
    Agata, Kenji
    Bulletin of the Association of Lifelong Education, (35)33 - 44, 2014
  • Book Review: Hamanaka, Junko "Investigation: Utility of Educational Certification"
    Agata, Kenji
    IDE Contenmporary Higher Education, (562)72 - 73, 2014
  • Changing Consciousness about Devision of Labour by Gender Role in High School Students
    Agata, Kenji
    Ojima, Fumiaki and Sohei Aramaki (eds.) Life and Course of Current High School Students, 131 - 144, 2013
  • The Relationship between the Change of Employment Status and Acquisition of the Vocational Qualification: Analyzing the Data of JGSS-2009 Life Course Study
    Agata, Kenji
    JGSS Research Series No.8, 1171 - 78, 2011
  • Investigation of Efficacy of holding Vocational Qualification for workers
    Agata, Kenji
    An Analysis of Vocational Certification in Japan -In Light of the Findings of a Web Survey on Certifications, JILPT Research Report, (121-1)99 - 117, 2010
  • Cost-Effectiveness of Vocational Qualification
    Agata, Kenji
    An Analysis of Vocational Certification in Japan -In Light of the Findings of a Web Survey on Certifications, JILPT Research Report, (121-1)79 - 98, 2010
  • How should We Recognize the Utility of Vocational Qualification in Japan?
    Agata, Kenji
    The Japanese Journal of Labour Studies, 52(1)20 - 27, 2009
  • An Analysis of Utilizing Vocational Qualification in Career Formation
    Agata, Kenji
    Agata, Kenji (ed.) Work Style and Career Formation (The 2005 SSM Research Series), 485 - 102, 2008
  • Explaining Social Phenomena with Scientific Notion: A Practice Report on "Introduction to Social Sciences"
    Agata, Kenji
    Liberal Arts and Education, 571 - 79, 2005
  • The Effect of Experiences of Teaching Practice on Students' Perspective for Teaching
    Agata, Kenji
    Bulletin of Aichi University of Education (Educational Sciences), 5487 - 90, 2005
  • The "Effects" of Vocational Qualification in the Formation Process of Individual Career
    Agata, Kenji
    Kondo, HIroyuki (ed.) Sociological Studies on Life Histories by Quantitative Method, 115 - 127, 2005
  • Lifecourse Image and Regionality
    Agata, Kenji
    Research Journal of JIN-AI University, 227 - 40, 2004
  • Japanese Occupational Qualification of Today
    Agata, Kenji
    Bulletin of Aichi University of Education (Educational Sciences), 4837 - 45, 1999
  • An Analysis of the Effects of Occupational Qualifications
    Agata, Kenji
    The Journal of Educational Sociology, 63177 - 197, 1998
  • Japanese Occupational Qualification: Its Situation and Effects
    Agata, Kenji
    Kariya, Takehiko (ed.) Education and Occupation (The 1995 SSM Research Series), 1157 - 83, 1998
  • A Study of Students' Orientation toward Teaching after the Experience of Teaching Practice
    Agata, Kenji
    The Bulletin for Subjects Education Center in Aichi University of Education, 21109 - 114, 1997
  • Reexamination of the Concept of the "Profession"
    Agata, Kenji
    Bulletin of Aichi University of Education (Educational Sciences), 4483 - 90, 1995
  • Types of Teacher Composition and School Character: A Case Study of Junior High School in a Big City
    Agata, Kenji
    Sociology, 38(1)45 - 61, 1993
  • The Place where "Minor Group" Exists: Who has given up the educational attainment ?
    Agata, Kenji
    The Journal of Educational Sociology, 50345 - 365, 1992
  • What Makes Sense of Teaching: Teachers Talking Their "Ideals"
    Agata, Kenji
    Osaka Studies in Sociology of Education, 71 - 11, 1989

Books etc

  • Socioogy of Male Child Rearers
    Minervashobo, 2016
  • Let's Study Employment and Labor
    Jinbunshoin, 2011
  • The Support for Independence of the Adolescent and the Youth
    Sekaishisosha, 2009
  • The Handbook of Educational Research
    Sekaishisosha, 2005
  • Educational Credentials in the Postwar Stratification System
    The University of Tokyo Press, 2000
  • The Viewpoint to Modern Society and Education
    Minervashobo, 2000
  • The Viewpoint to Society and Education
    Soshinshuppan, 1996

Works

  • Comprehensive Studies on Structure and Change of Social Stratification System in Contemporary Japan
    2004 -2007

Research Grants & Projects

  • Sociological Studies on Vocational Qualification
    1995