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UrbanScope Volume 10, May 2019

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The Urban-Culture Research Center (UCRC) at Osaka City University (OCU) is proud to present the tenth issue of UrbanScope, an online, open-access journal. As the name suggests, UrbanScope covers a broad spectrum of urban issues featuring contributions encompassing various perspectives within the humanities.

Special Topic1: The Dismantling of the Status System in Nineteenth-Century Japan

  • Introduction
    Timothy D AMOS
  • Lamp Oil and the Transformation of Rural Society in Nineteenth-Century Japan
    Mio SHIMAZAKI
  • The Dissolution of Outcast Status and Outcast Property in Meiji Japan
    Michael ABELE
  • Panhandling, Subsistence, and Poverty Management in Meiji Tokyo1
    John PORTER
  • The Struggle to Modernize Community Medicine in Late Nineteenth-Century Japan
    Waka HIROKAWA
  • Discussant’s Comments
    Maren EHLERS

Special Topic2: The Scope of Public Education in Japan and Germany with a Focus on “School Absenteeism”

  • Introduction
    Kemma TSUJINO
  • Research and Management of School Absenteeism in Germany
    Heinrich RICKING & Gisela C. SCHULZE
  • Investigation and Research of Absenteeism in the Sumiyoshi Ward Investigative Report (March 31, 2017)
    Haruo SOEDA (Representative), Hisayoshi MORI, Nozomi SHIMADA, Junnichi OHARA, Wei Wei, Rina HIRATSUKA, Akitomo NAKADE, Yui FUJITA, Rie KOMURA, Azuki OKA, Mana KAWASAKI and Tomoyo KAWAZOE
  • Aspects of self-exclusion in the Japanese education system
    Sabine MEISE
  • The Changing Meaning of Schools for Children
    Ayumi FUKAWA
  • The Scope of Public Education in Japan and Germany with a Focus on “School Absenteeism”
    Kemma TSUJINO

Research Note

  • A bifurcation of rural gentrification?
    Natsuki KAWAGUCHI

Editorial Note

UrbanScope Volume 9, June 2018

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The Urban-Culture Research Center (UCRC) at Osaka City University (OCU) is proud to present the ninth issue of UrbanScope, an online, open-access journal. As the name suggests, UrbanScope covers a broad spectrum of urban issues featuring contributions encompassing various perspectives within the humanities.

Translation
Yone Noguchi’s Introduction of Noh and Kyogen to the West and East
Madoka HORI

Special Topic: ‘Collective Inhabited Areas in Environmental history / Environmental writings’
Introduction

The Power of the Water System: Towards a Global History of the Water Closet
Frank UEKÖTTER

Environmental History and Spatiality
Ayuka KASUGA

Monks and the Desert in Western Thebes from the Sixth to the Eighth Century
Akio KAIBARA

Forest Settlement by Bruno Taut in Past and Present
Masafumi KITAMURA

Dreaming of “Human-Uninhabited” Areas? National Park Debates in Modern Germany and Japan
Kazuki OKAUCHI

Editorial Note

UrbanScope Volume 8, Dec 2017

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The Urban-Culture Research Center (UCRC) at Osaka City University (OCU) is proud to present the eighth issue of UrbanScope, an online, open-access journal. As the name suggests, UrbanScope covers a broad spectrum of urban issues featuring contributions encompassing various perspectives within the humanities.

Special Number
Article
The Development of Urban Medical Culture during the Transition From the Medieval to the Early Modern Era
Andrew Edmund GOBLE

Comments
Goble UrbanScope article; Dr. Umihara comments
Ryo UMIHARA

Goble UrbanScope article; Professor Niki comments
Comments – from the standpoint of urban history
Hiroshi NIKI

Editorial Note

UrbanScope Volume 7, May 2016

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The Urban-Culture Research Center (UCRC) at Osaka City University (OCU) is proud to present the seventh issue of UrbanScope, an online, open-access journal. As the name suggests, UrbanScope covers a broad spectrum of urban issues featuring contributions encompassing various perspectives within the humanities.

Translations
Perceptions of Poverty and Neighborhood Effects in Osaka
Eiji KAWANO

Database, Pakuri (Rip-offs), Hatsune Miku
Satoshi MASUDA

Article
Deviation and conformity in fanwork: Narrative transformation in yaoi
Yu ISHIKAWA

Research Note
Branding of Horie, Nishi Ward from the Viewpoint of Long-term Residents: A Case of Urban Change in Osaka City after the Collapse of the Economic Bubble
Meric KIRMIZI

Editorial Note

UrbanScope Volume 5, May 2014

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The Urban-Culture Research Center (UCRC) at Osaka City University (OCU) is proud to present the fifth issue of UrbanScope, an online, open-access journal. As the name suggests, UrbanScope covers a broad spectrum of urban issues featuring contributions encompassing various perspectives within the humanities.

Translations
The Context behind Naoya Shiga’s “Rōjin”: Björnsen and Current Literature
Kumiko OKUNO

The District Supervisor Office Field System and Its Actual Operation: A Window on Ancient Japanese Regional Society
Tōru IWASHITA

Article
Compensation versus halo effects in competitive or cooperative social settings: Mediation effects of social comparison-based emotions
Naoya YADA, and Tomoko IKEGAMI

Editorial Note

UrbanScope Volume 3, June 2012

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The Urban-Culture Research Center (UCRC) at Osaka City University (OCU)
is proud to present the third issue of UrbanScope, an online,
open-access journal. As the name suggests, UrbanScope covers a broad spectrum of urban issues featuring contributions encompassing various perspectives within the humanities.

Editorial
As a Bottom-up Journal

Translations
The Courting of Kume no Zenji: The Allurement of Waka under the Tenji Court
Masahiro MURATA

Nobunaga’s Kan? Free-Market Decrees: A Reconsideration
Hiroshi NIKI

From the Traditional City to the Modern City: Based on Studies of Urban
Regional Societies in 19th Century Osaka
Ashita SAGA

Article
A Comparative Analysis of Changes in the Characteristics of Urban
Residents in Tokyo and Osaka, 1995-2005
Mika KUMAGAI