Keiko Hirao

Sopia University Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies

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BOOKS

  • Hirao, Keiko. 1991. Child Rearing War Front― Difficulties of Motherhood in Japan. Tokyo: Chobunsha. (in Japanese)
  • Hirao, Keiko. 1992. Super Kids Syndrome. Tokyo: Chobunsha. (in Japanese)
  • Hirao, Keiko. 2015. Invisible Hand, Invisible Heart:  The Course of Work and Family. Tookyo: Sophia University Press (in Japanese)

ARTICLES & BOOKSECTIONS

PAPERS DELIVERED AT MEETINGSS

  • Hirao, Keiko. “Changing Patterns of Educational Investment for Women in Japan” American Sociological Association, Boston: August 2008.
  • Hirao, Keiko. “Sibling Composition and Educational Attainment of Women in Japan and Korea.” International Workshop on Family Structure and Relations: Collaborative Exploration of Micro-level Data Sets in Japan, China, and Korea, Meiji University, Tokyo: December 2007.
  • Hirao, Keiko. 2004. “Contradictions in Maternal Roles in Contemporary Japan.” Paper presented in the International Workshop on Working and Mothering: Asian Women Negotiating Work Challenges and Family Commitments, National University of Singapore, January 29-31.
  • Hirao, Keiko. “Privatized Education Market and Maternal Employment in Japan.” The Annual Meetings of the American Sociological Association, Chicago, August, 2002
  • Hirao, Keiko. “Privatized Education Market and Maternal Employment in Japan.” Workshop on Political Economy of Child Care. Yale University, January, 2002.
  • Hirao, Keiko. “Japan-U.S. Comparison on Intergenerational Relations: Daily Care Provided for Parents” The Ninth Annual Meetings of the Japan Association of Family Sociology, Tokyo, September, 1999.
  • Hirao, Keiko. “Hazard Analyses of Re-entry to the Labor Market after Marriage and Childbirth” The Annual Meetings of the Japan Sociological Association, Kobe, November 1998.
  • Hirao, Keiko. “Education and Employment Behavior: Work Histories of Married Japanese Women” The Second Annual Asian Studies Conference, Tokyo, June, 1998
  • Hirao, Keiko. “Education and Work Histories for Married Japanese Women: A Hazard Analyses of Labor-Force Exit.” The Annual Meetings of the Japan Sociological Association, Chiba, November, 1996.
  • Hirao, Keiko. “Changing Utility of Daughters and Women’s Human Capital Development: Japan as an Illustrative Case.” The Annual Meetings of National Council on Family Relations, Washington D.C., November, 1997
  • Hirao, Keiko. “Changing Utility of Daughters and Women’s Human Capital Development: Japan as an Illustrative Case.” The Annual Meetings of the American Sociological Association, Toronto, August, 1997
  • Hirao, Keiko. “Work and Family in International Perspective: Work Histories of Japanese Women. ” Michigan Family Studies Seminar, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, October, 1996.
  • Hirao, Keiko. “The Effect of Education on the Rate of Labor Force Exit for Married Japanese Women.” The Annual Meetings of the American Sociological Association, New York, August, 1996.
  • Hirao, Keiko. “Education War Front: Dilemmas of Motherhood in Japan.” Japan-U.S. Seminar on Comparative Education (Sponsored by Hokkaido University of Education and University of Massachusetts), Sapporo Japan, July, 1994.
  • Hirao, Keiko. “Transmission of Values in Catholic Universities in Japan: A Preliminary Report.” International Symposium on University Classrooms and Value Development, Fu Jen University, Taiwan, October, 1991

INVITED LECTURES

  • Harvard University, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs: Special Series on Common Problems of Industrial Democracies “Changing Patterns of Educational Investment for Women in Japan” March 18, 2008
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, Center for East Asian Studies, April 19, 2007
  • Yale University, Council on East Asian Studies, April 10, 2007
  • University of Notre Dame, Department of Sociology, April 23, 2007 “Between Home and School: Family Educational Strategies and Maternal Employment in Japan”
  • University of Tokyo, Institute of Social Science, Information Center for Social Science Research In Japan “Social Science and Public Use Data”, March 8, 2006
  • Imaging Culture Research Institute (Konica Minolta), January 30, 2006 “Work and Family in Japan: Diversity and Challenges”
  • IATSS Forum, April 29, 2004 “Gender Relations in Japan.”
  • Japan Institute of Workers’ Evolution, February 7, 2002 “Home based Workers and Women’s Career Development.”
  • Pacific Armies Management Seminar, September 2000 “Japanese Women: Constraints and Change”

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平尾桂子 Keiko Hirao

Sophia University
7-1 kioi-Cho Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo, 102-8554 Japan
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