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Shinya Uekusa MA, BA, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

School of People, Environment and Planning

Professional

Contact details

  • Location: 5.51, SSTE
    Campus: Manawatu

Qualifications

  • Master of Arts - California State University San Marcos (2009)
  • Bachelor of Arts - California State University San Marcos (2005)
  • Doctor of Philosophy - University of Auckland (2018)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Sociology of disasters, social vulnerability, resilience, immigration, research methods, Pierre Bourdieu

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Sociology (160800): Studies In Human Society (160000)

Research Outputs

Journal

Uekusa, S. (2019). Methodological Challenges in Social Vulnerability and Resilience Research: Reflections on Studies in the Canterbury and Tohoku Disasters. Social Science Quarterly. , 1-16 Retrieved from https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/ssqu.12617
[Journal article]Authored by: Uekusa, S.
Uekusa, S. (2019). Disaster linguicism: Linguistic minorities in disasters. Language in Society. 48(3), 353-375
[Journal article]Authored by: Uekusa, S.
Uekusa, S. (2018). Rethinking resilience: Bourdieu's contribution to disaster research. Resilience: International Policies, Practices and Discourses. 6(3), 181-195 Retrieved from https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/resi20/current
[Journal article]Authored by: Uekusa, S.
Uekusa, S. (2018). Book review: Dexter Zavalza Hough-Snee and Alexander Sotelo Eastman (Eds.), The Critical Surf Studies Reader. AlterNative: an international journal of indigenous scholarship. 14(2), 185-186
[Journal article]Authored by: Uekusa, S.
Uekusa, S., & Lee, S. (2018). Strategic invisibilization, hypervisibility and empowerment among marriage-migrant women in rural Japan. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies.
[Journal article]Authored by: Uekusa, S.
Uekusa, S. (2018). Surfing with Bourdieu! A Qualitative Analysis of the Fluid Power Relations among Surfers in the Line-Ups. Journal of Contemporary Ethnography.
[Journal article]Authored by: Uekusa, S.
Uekusa, S., & Matthewman, S. (2017). Vulnerable and resilient? Immigrants and refugees in the 2010–2011 Canterbury and Tohoku disasters. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. 22, 355-361
[Journal article]Authored by: Uekusa, S.

Book

Uekusa, S. (2017). Social vulnerability in disasters: Immigrant and refugee experiences in Canterbury and Tohoku. In Community, Environment and Disaster Risk Management. (pp. 127 - 144).
[Chapter]Authored by: Uekusa, S.
Uekusa, S. (2011). The perceived role of accent in micro-level linguicism. In NW. Awal, H. Radzi, FMM. Sultan, & MFN. Nor (Eds.) Linguistics issues in multicultural contexts. (pp. 73 - 89). Malaysia: niversiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
[Chapter]Authored by: Uekusa, S.

Thesis

Uekusa, S. (2018). Social vulnerability, resilience and capital in disasters: Immigrants, refugees and linguistic minorities in the 2010-2011 Canterbury and Tohoku disasters. (Doctoral Thesis)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Uekusa, S.
Uekusa, S. (2009). Everyday experiences of linguicism: a sociological critique of linguistic human rights (LHRs). (Master's Thesis)
[Masters Thesis]Authored by: Uekusa, S.

Conference

Uekusa, S., & Matthewman, S. (2016). Vulnerable and esilient? Immigrants and refugees in disasters. In N. Domingo, & S. Wilkinson (Eds.) Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Building Resilience. : the 6th International Conference on Building Resilience
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Uekusa, S.

Supervision and Teaching

Courses Coordinated

  • 132.217 Planning Hazard-Resilient Communities
  • 132.751 Natural Hazards and Resilient Communities

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