Kazuo Zaiki

Last Updated :2021/01/05

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Professor
E-mail
zaikihiroshima-u.ac.jp
Other Contact Details
1-7-1 KAGAMIYAMA HIGASHIHIROSHIMA-CITY JAPAN739-8521, Japan
TEL : (+81) FAX : (+81)
Self-introduction
My name is Kazuo Zaiki, Sociologist.

Basic Information

Educational Backgrounds

  • Kobe University, Graduate School, Division of Humanities and Social Sciences, Japan, 1982/04, 1989/03
  • Kobe University, Faculty of Literature, Japan, 1976/04, 1980/03

Academic Degrees

  • Master of Arts, Kobe University

Educational Activity

  • 【Bachelor Degree Program】School of Integrated Arts and Sciences : Department of Integrated Arts and Sciences
  • 【Master's Program】Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences : Division of Humanities and Social Sciences : Integrated Arts and Human Sciences Program
  • 【Doctoral Program】Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences : Division of Humanities and Social Sciences : Integrated Arts and Human Sciences Program

In Charge of Primary Major Programs

  • Integrated Arts and Sciences
  • Socio-Cultural Studies

Research Fields

  • Social sciences;Sociology;Sociology

Research Keywords

  • decline in birth rate and marriage rate, tendency to marry later, family building
  • super-graying society, family relations in aging period , compact city for the aged persons
  • mate selection difficulty in Japan
  • support of the elderly, work-family-balance
  • nursing home
  • fiscal reconstruction, government debt and bonds, reform of social security system, public pension, medical insurance system
  • transitional societies, tranparency, corruption, nepotism
  • nationalism, ethnic problems, state system
  • refugees return, returnees remaining, social integration of returnees, post-conflict society
  • area study, Yugoslavia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • The Japan Sociological Society, 1980
  • Kansai Sociological Association, 1980
  • The Japanese Association for Russian and East European Studies

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2020, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, Society and Human Being
  2. 2020, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Study of Social Policy and Social Work
  3. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Research Tutorial IB
  4. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Research Tutorial IIB
  5. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Studies in Sociological Method
  6. 2020, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Practical Seminar on Social Research MethodI
  7. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practical Seminar on Social Research Method Ⅱ
  8. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Basic Analysis Method of Social Research Data
  9. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Seminar in Integrated Arts and Sciences
  10. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Special Study on Social Environmental Studies
  11. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Social System and Social Change
  12. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, The Sociology of Social Structure
  13. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Special Study

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. ★, Is it possible for Japan to expand employment of the elderly any more than now? ; An analysis based on survey data, 16, 55-107, 2020/03
  2. Questionnaire survey about promotional factors for marriage in Japan ; Research report of the practical seminar on social research method in Hiroshima University, 102-107, 20130301
  3. The Difficulty of Getting Married and the Growing Need for Creating a New Type of Marriage Support in Current Japan, 133-209, 20100301
  4. Unemployment and nepotism in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Studies in Enviromental Sciences, 10, 41-78, 20151201
  5. War and uncompleted nation states: comment from unified state building movement of south slavic nations, Study of Occidental History, 155-171, 20151101
  6. Sustainable return of ethnic minorities in terms of generational reproduction: Serb returnee areas in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Studies in Enviromental Sciences, 9, 65-103, 20141201
  7. The Current Living Conditions of Minority Returnees after the Ethnic War: Results of the Research Conducted in Local Towns of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Studies in Enviromental Sciences, 8, 17-52, 20131201
  8. The Dynamics and Sustainability of Minority Return in Bosnia and Herzegovina after the Ethnic War, 7, 43-77, 20121201
  9. Return and reintegration of Serbian refugees in Croatia: An analysis of the situation with a focus on the employment problem, 6, 9-38, 20111201
  10. Progress Report of Local Integration of Refugee Population in Serbia, 20101201
  11. The Issue of Lost Tenancy Rights on the Socially-Owend Apartments in Croatia; As acontinuing obstacle to return of Serb Refugees, 4, 51-75, 20091201
  12. The Emergence of the Resistance Movement Engaged in the Fightagainst the Occupation Forces in Croatia during the World War II, Studies of Environmental Sciences, 3, 23, 20081201
  13. On causes of defeat and collapse of Kingdom of Yugoslavia in April War l941, Studies of Environmental Sciences, 2, 22, 20071201
  14. The Negotiation among King Aleksandar and Opposition Leaders in 1934:The Last Attempt of Consolidating the South Slav Nation State through Monarchist Dictatorship, Hiroshima Peace Science, 28, 81-112, 20061201
  15. Serbo-Croatian Agreement in the Making: The Background and Problems of Cvetkovic-Machek Agreement (1939), Studies of Enviromental Sciences=Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences=Hiroshima University, 1, 71-98, 20061201
  16. National Question and Parliamentary Government in the First Yugoslavia from 1923 to 1924, Hiroshima Peace Science, 27, 69-116, 20050701
  17. An Unsuccessful Effort to Reverse the Polarization of Serbs and Croats in the mid-1920s’ Yugoslav State, Studies in Social Sciences, 31, 133-202, 20051201
  18. A Short History of the First Yugoslavia: from the December Proclamation in 1918 to the Demise of Protic’s Cabinet, Hiroshima Peace Science, 26, 169-214, 20040701
  19. Yugoslavia’s State Organization and the Croatian Question, Studies in Social Sciences, 30, 49-118, 20041201
  20. A Short History of the South Slav Unification Movement: From the Illyrian Conception of 1830s to the Corfu Declaration in 1917, Hiroshima Peace Science, 25, 145-188, 20030701
  21. The State of the Slovens, Croatians and Serbs:There was anothet South Slave State in 1918, Studies in Social Sciences, 29, 1-62, 20031201
  22. An Analysis of A-bomb Victim Households in Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Papers on Society and Culture, 7, 207-221, 20020301
  23. Life Satisfaction of the Middle-Aged Single People in Hiroshima City : Based on the Results of Questionnaire Research in 2000, 24, 241-293, 20020701
  24. Job Securing Management of the Japanese Firms and the Role of the Social Policy in the Current Recession Period, Sociological Review of Kobe University, 19, 30-51, 20020301
  25. Social Relations of the Middle-Aged People in Hiroshima City, Studies in social science, 27, 125-183, 20011201
  26. Industrialization in Himeji City from 1950 to 2000, 19-34, 20010301
  27. Profiles of the Middle-aged People in Hiroshima City : the Results of Questionnaire Survey in 2000, Studies in Area Culture, 26, 61-136, 20001201
  28. What do the Middle-aged People in Hiroshima Worry about? : the Results of Questionnaire Survey in 2000, Studies in Social Sciences, 26, 175-233, 20001201
  29. Chinese Employees with Enterprise and Work Reform:Their Views on Working Conditions and Labor Management, Hiroshima Peace Science, 21, 101-149, 19980701
  30. Chinese Employees and Their Job Satisfaction : Comparative Analysys of Survey Results at Three Different Types of Enterprises in China, Studies in Social Sciences, 23, 89-120, 19971201
  31. Chinese Way of Reforming Enterprise System : Characteristics in Comparison with East Enropean Reform, Hiroshima Peace Science, 19, 205-215, 19961201
  32. The Essential Aspects of Serbian Question in Croatia of Ex-Yugoslavia, Sociological Review of Kobe University, 14, 205-215, 19961001
  33. Milosevic versus Stambolic : A Political Battle Among Serbian Communist Party in 1987, Studies in Social Sciences, 20, 107-128, 19941201
  34. Yugoslav Crisis : Its Origin and Escalation Process, Sociological Review of Kobe University, 10, 85-103, 19930301
  35. Slobodan Milosevic and Kosovo Polje Meeting, Studies in Social Sciences, 19, 47-79, 19931201
  36. Privitizing Socialist Enterprise of Yugoslavia on Trial, Studies in Social Sciences, 17, 39-66, 19920201
  37. Memorandam SANU and Milosevic’s Nationalist Policy, Studies in Social Sciences, 18, 179-245, 19921201
  38. Worker’Self-Management, Income Distribution and Work Motivation in Yugoslavia, Sociological Review of Kobe University, 8, 37-61, 19910301
  39. Participation and Influence in Yugoslav Workers’ Self-Management, Studies in Social Sciences, 15, 43-83, 19900201
  40. The Issues of Soviet Studies in Work Attitudes, AJIA KEIZAI, 30(8), 58-78, 19891201
  41. Young Workers and Their Job Dissatisfaction in the Soviet Union, Sociological Review of Kobe University, 6, 155-185, 19890301
  42. Yugoslav Socialism, Its Management and Work Morale., Sociological Review of Kobe University, 5, 110-152, 19880301
  43. ★, Occupational Structure and Farm Operation of Part-Time Farmer, SOSHIOROJI, 29(3), 1-31, 19850301
  44. Basic Problems of Industrial Democracy, Sociological Review of Kobe University, 1, 32-55, 19840201
  45. Part-time Farmer at Present ; in Case of Ina-city in Nagano Prefecture, For New Sociology, 10(1), 31-45, 19841001
  46. The effect of employment structure on labor force outflow in Croatia, Studies in Environmental Sciences, 11, 29-75, 20161231
  47. Returnees: the prevailing problem of displaced persons after the end of the returning process—focusing on Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, IPSHU Research Report Series, 17-23, 20170701
  48. The transformation of ethnic composition after the civil war viewed from the population census data in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hiroshima Peace Science, 39, 1-29, 20180301
  49. Current imigration issues in Eastern Europe: Poland, Croatia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina, 35, 33-56, 20190731

Publications such as books

  1. 2004/04, Social Institutions and Our Life(Chapter7: The Current Recession and Social Problems in Japan) , Baifukan, 2004, 04, Scholarly Book, Cocompilation, 233
  2. 2002/03, Socio-political Change and National Question in Eastern Europe , 2002, 03, Report, Single work
  3. 2000/07, ’The Origin of Croats, Serbs and Muslisms in the Former Yugoslavia’ in Multiculture in 21th Century , Baifukan, 2000, 07, Scholarly Book, Cocompilation, 296
  4. 2000/09, The Trend of Marriage and Birth Rate in Japan , Seibun-do, 2000, 09, Scholarly Book, Cocompilation, 332
  5. 1998, Eastern Europe and the World Economy (with ’A Comparative Analysys of Privatization: A Chinese Way and Polishi Way’) , Edward Elger Publishing Limited, 1998, Scholarly Book, Cocompilation, 293
  6. 1998/01, Transition of Asian, African, European Economies to the Market and Socioeconomic Dislocations (with ’Labour Market and Labour Management in China’) , UnitedNationsCenter for Regional Development, 1998, 01, Scholarly Book, Cocompilation, 180
  7. 1994/04, "The Origin of Yugoslav Crisis", in Sociology; Theory,Comparation and Culture,edited by A.Kitahara,p.199-219,Koyo Press , Koyo-Shobo, 1994, 04, Scholarly Book, Cocompilation, 290
  8. 1983/11, ’Analytical Framework of Local Society in Japan’ in Sociology of Local Society Life , 1983, 11, Scholarly Book, Cocompilation, 230
  9. 1982/03, Industrialization and Change of Social Structure in Akou City , 1982, 03, Scholarly Book, Cocompilation, 274

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Returnee problem ; the remaining problem of displaced persons, Kazuo Zaiki, 2nd International Symposium 2016 hosted by Institute for Peace Science, Hiroshima University "Migration and Refugees : How the International Society Tacles the Human Rights Crisis", 2016/12/09, With Invitation, English, Institute for Peace Science, Hiroshima University, HigashiHiroshima

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. KAKENHI, 2016, 2018
  2. KAKENHI, 2013, 2015
  3. KAKENHI, Return and Social Integration of Refugees in Post-Conflict country, 2010, 2012
  4. KAKENHI, Multi-focused research on ethnic and cultural conflicts in contemporary Europe, 2008, 2010
  5. KAKENHI, National Question and Power Structure in Eastern Europe as Multinational Countries., 2007, 2009
  6. KAKENHI, SOCIALISM AND MULTI-NATIONAL STATE IN EASTERN EUROPE, 2004, 2006
  7. KAKENHI, SOCIAL CHANGE AND NATIONAL QUESTION IN EASTERN EUROPE, 1999, 2001
  8. KAKENHI, 1996, 1996
  9. KAKENHI, Privatization of Socialist Enterprises in Eastern Europe, 1994, 1996
  10. KAKENHI, 1993, 1993