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Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien

Barbara Holthus

Barbara Holthus
Stellvertretende Direktorin
Soziologie
Seit April 2018

holthus@dijtokyo.org

DIJ Projekte

Japan through the lens of the Tokyo Olympics

The meaning of local community for happiness and selfhood

Parental well-being in the rural periphery of Germany and Japan: Choices, challenges, and considerations

Die Zukunft der Gemeinden in Japans Regionen - Risiken und Chancen angesichts vielfältiger Herausforderungen

Abgeschlossene DIJ Projekte

Gender and Political Participation in post-3/11 Japan

Eltern gegen Radioaktivität. Eine Fallstudie

Soziale Aspekte der Fertilitätsentwicklung in Japan

Glück und Unglück in Japan: Kontinuitäten und Diskontinuitäten

Eheliches Glück und Unglück: Eine Diskursanalyse japanischer Frauenzeitschriften

Elterliches Wohlbefinden: Ein Deutsch-Japanischer Vergleich

Großes Ostjapanisches Erdbeben

Kindertagesstätten in der Debatte um Japans niedrige Geburtenrate

Fertilität und soziale Stratification

Herausforderungen des demographischen Wandels

Mitgliedschaften

Ausgewählte Publikationen

Bücher

2015
Parental Well-Being In Japan . Miscellanea. Tokyo: Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien. 111 S.
2009
Paarbeziehungen in japanischen Frauenzeitschriften seit 1970: Medien und Geschlecht in Japan. DIJ-Publikationen. Lewiston, New York: The Edwin Mellen Press. 624 S.

Herausgeberschaft

2018
[Mit: Bertram, Hans (eds.)] Parental well-being. Satisfaction with work, family life, and family policy in Germany and Japan. Monographien aus dem Deutschen Institut für Japanstudien. München: iudicium Verlag. 310 p.
2010
[Mit: Iwata-Weickgenannt, Kristina] Contemporary Japan 22, No. 1/2. Mind the Gap: Stratification and Social Inequalities in Japan. Contemporary Japan. Berlin and New York: Mouton de Gruyter. 221 S.

Artikel

2018
[Mit: Lützeler, Ralph] Parental well-being in Japan: Regional differences
In: Lützeler, Ralph (Hg.) Rural areas between decline and resurgence: Lessons from Japan and Austria. Vienna: Department of East Asian Studies/Japanese Studies, University of Vienna, 46.
2018
Glück und Wohlbefinden in Japan: Der Fall junger Eltern
In: Beziehungsweise. Informationsdienst des österreichischen Instituts für Familienforschung.
2017
[Mit: Holdgrün, Phoebe Stella] Happiness in Japan through the anthropological lens
In: Holthus, Barbara; Manzenreiter, Wolfram (Hg.) Happiness and the Good Life in Japan. London: Routledge. (Japan Anthropological Workshop Series). London: Routledge.
2017
[Mit: Manzenreiter, Wolfram] Happiness as balancing act between agency and social structure
In: Holthus, Barbara; Manzenreiter, Wolfram (Hg.) Happiness and the Good Life in Japan. London: Routledge. (Japan Anthropological Workshop Series). London: Routledge.
2017
[Mit: Manzenreiter, Wolfram] Reconsidering the four dimensions of happiness over the life course in Japan
In: Holthus, Barbara; Manzenreiter, Wolfram (Hg.) Life Course, Happiness and Well-being in Japan (Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies Series). London: Routledge.
2017
[Mit: Manzenreiter, Wolfram] Making sense of happiness in ‘unhappy Japan’
In: Holthus, Barbara; Manzenreiter, Wolfram (Hg.) Life Course, Happiness and Well-being in Japan (Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies Series). London: Routledge.
2015
[Mit: Holdgrün, Phoebe Stella] Mothers Against Radiation: Issues of Gender and Advocacy
In: Mullins, Mark; Nakano Koichi (Hg.) Disasters and Social Crisis in Contemporary Japan: Political, Religious, and Sociocultural Responses. Palgrave Macmillan.
2014
[Mit: Tanaka, Hiromi] Time, money, infrastructure: Young parents’ needs and (dis)satisfaction with family policies in Japan
In: Tromsdorff, Gisela (Hg.) Interdisciplinary aspects of well-being in changing societies. Konstanz: German-Japanese Society for Social Sciences. pp. 137-164.
2014
[Mit: Manzenreiter, Wolfram] Convenors Conference Reports, Section 5a: Anthropology, sociology
In: JAWS Newsletter, 50. pp. 23-29.
2014
Eltern und Kinder in der japanischen Gesellschaft
In: Wördemann, Raimund; Yamaguchi, Karin (Hg.) Länderbericht Japan. Bundesanstalt für politische Bildung. S. 477-494.
2013
[Mit: Tanaka, Hiromi] Parental well-being and the sexual division of household labour: A new look at gendered families in Japan
In: Asiatische Studien, AS/EA LXVII/2. pp. 401-428.
2013
Kindliches Wohlbefinden in Japan. Elterliche Sorgen und Ängste seit der Dreifachkatastrophe vom 11. März 2011
In: Bertram, Hans (Hg.) Reiche, kluge, glückliche Kinder? Der UNICEF-Bericht zur Lage der Kinder in Deutschland. Weinheim: Beltz Juventa Verlag. S. 257-276.
2011
Child Care and Work-Life Balance in Low Fertility Japan
In: Lützeler, Ralph; Coulmas, Florian (Hg.) Imploding Populations in Japan and Germany. DIJ-Publikationen. Brill. S. 203-228.
2010
[Mit: Iwata-Weickgenannt, Kristina] Preface
In: Holthus, Barbara; Iwata-Weickgenannt, Kristina (Hg.) Contemporary Japan 22, No. 1/2. Mind the Gap: Stratification and Social Inequalities in Japan. Contemporary Japan. Berlin and New York: Mouton de Gruyter. S. 3-6.
2010
Parental Evaluation of Institutionalized Childcare: Survey Results from Japan
In: Child Research Net. Benesse.
2010
ドイツにおける女性の雇用と保育事情 (Female Employment and Instiutionalized Childcare in Germany)
In: Child Research Net.
2009
德国的女性雇佣与保育制度化 (Female Employment and Institutionalized Childcare in Germany)
In: Child Research Net.
2009
Female Employment and Instiutionalized Childcare in Germany
In: Child Research Net.
2001
„Traum“- oder „Alptraum“-Männer? Männerbilder der Frauenzeitschrift An an in den späten 90er Jahren
In: Mrugalla, Andreas; Gössmann, Hilaria (Hg.) 11. Deutschsprachiger Japanologentag in Trier 1999. 2 Bde., Bd. 1. Münster, Hamburg, London: LIT-Verlag.
2000
Sexuality, Body Images and Social Change in Japanese Women’s Magazines
In: Wöhr, Ulrike; Sato, Barbara Hamill (Hg.) Gender and Modernity. Rereading Japanese Women’s Magazines. Kyoto: Nichibunken.
1998
Ishikawa Takeyoshi und Hanamori Yasuji – zwei männliche Frauenstimmen
In: Richter, Steffi (Hg.) Japan Lesebuch III. Tübingen: Konkursbuch Verlag.

Artikelübersetzungen

1998
[Mit: Inoue, Teruko] Kommentar zu den Beiträgen von Saitō Masami /Horie Setsuko und Morohashi Taiki
In: Gössmann, Hilaria (Hg.) Das Bild der Familie in den japanischen Medien. Monographien aus dem Deutschen Institut für Japanstudien. München: iudicium Verlag. S. 283-285.

Rezenzionen

2014
"Education Reform and Social Class in Japan: The emerging incentive divide". By Takehiko Kariya. London and New York: Routledge, 2014
In: Pacific Affairs, vol 87, no.3.
2010
The Modern Family in Japan: Its Rise and Fall. By Chizuko Ueno
In: Pacific Affairs. Volume 83, No. 3 – September 2010. S. 606-608.
2007
“Turning Pages: Reading and Writing Women’s Magazines in Interwar Japan”. By Sarah Frederick. Honolulu: University of Hawai’I Press, 2006
In: Pacific Affairs. 79, 4. S. 690-691.

Working Papers (Buch)

2019
Infrastructural Family Policy in Japan: Parental Evaluation . Working Papers. Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien.
2014
Gender and Political Participation in post-3/11 Japan . Working Papers. Tokyo: Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien. 25 S.

Weitere Artikel

2013
Sweet and happy DIJ
In: DIJ Newsletter 47, April 2013.
2013
Expert Talk
In: DIJ Newsletter 47, April 2013.
2013
Parental fears and concerns post 3/11
In: DIJ Newsletter 48, Oktober 2013.
2012
Parental well-being in Japan after March 11
In: DIJ Newsletter 45, März 2012. Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien.
2012
Aktuelle Begriffe: Saigo
In: DIJ Newsletter 46, Oktober 2012.
2011
How happy are parents of young children
In: DIJ Newsletter 44, November 2011. Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien.
2010
Glücklich und zufrieden bis an ihr Lebensende?
In: DIJ Newsletter 40, Juli 2010.
2010
Ehe, Liebe und Sex
In: DIJ Newsletter 39, März 2010.
2009
Child poverty in Japan: No end in sight
In: DIJ Newsletter. Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien. S. 4.
2008
[Mit: Klein, Axel] Fertility and social stratification
In: DIJ Newsletter. Tokyo: Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien.
2008
2008 marks first year of “Work-Life Balance” era in Japan
In: DIJ Newsletter. Tokyo: Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien.
2008
Day care reforms
In: DIJ Newsletter. Tokyo: Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien.
1998
Konferenzbericht: 1998 Fifth Annual UCLA Graduate Student Symposium for Japanese Studies (Conference Report)
In: Minikomi. Informationen des Akademischen Arbeitskreis Japan. Wien, 2/1998.

Vorträge

15. Mai 2018
Rural Happiness in Japan: Relationships, life domains, structures. Invited lecture: Global Project lecture series, at Graduate school of sociology, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto. simultaneously broadcasted at Chung Ang University, Korea.

16. November 2017
Regional differences of parental well-being in Japan. Invited lecture: Global Project lecture series, Graduate school of sociology, Ritsumeikan University, simultaneously broadcasted at Chung Ang University, Korea. Via Skype.

31. Oktober 2017
Poster presentation: “Parental well-being in Japan: Regional differences”. VSJF 2017 conference, Vienna, Austria; with Ralph Luetzeler.

31. Oktober 2017
Chair for panel on “Social relations and well-being in rural Japan”. VSJF 2017 conference Rural Japan revisited: Autonomy and heteronomy in the peripheries, Vienna, Austria.

21. Oktober 2017
Poster presentation: “Kosodate ki no oya no seikatsu manzokudo ni kansuru nichidoku hikaku chōsa”. 14th Annual Child Science Conference (Nihon kodomo gakkai), Okayama, Japan.

30. August 2017
Discussant for panel “Affect and emotion in social movement research”. EAJS 15th international conference, Lisbon, Portugal.

30. August 2017
Outsider/insider: Being different in rural Japan. EAJS 15th international conference, Lisbon, Portugal; with Wolfram Manzenreiter.

19. Mai 2017
Life Course, Happiness and Well-Being in Japan. nvited paper, Event to celebrate launch of 100th volume in the Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies/Routledge Series, with Wolfram Manzenreiter, Nissan Institute, University of Oxford.

11. Mai 2017
Familien in Japan. Guest lecture: Department of Sociology, Seminar by Prof. U. Zartler, Vienna University.

10. Mai 2017
Elterliches Wohlbefinden: Ein DFG-Projekt und seine Verästelungen [Parental well-being: A DFG project and its spreading out]. Ostasienforum, with Peter Fankhauser, Stefan Hundsdorfer, and Ralph Lützeler, Vienna University.

17. November 2016
Social movements post 3/11. Invited lecture: Global Project lecture series, Graduate school of sociology, Ritsumeikan University, simultaneously broadcasted at Chung Ang University, Korea. Kyoto, Japan.

1. November 2016
Parental well-being in Japan: Regional differences. International conference: Rural areas between decline and resurgence: Lessons from Japan and Austria, Vienna, Austria.

24. September 2016
Parental well-being in Japan: Regional differences. European Association of Japanese Studies (EAJS) in Japan, Kobe, Japan.

14. Juli 2016
Glückliche Mütter und Väter? Zum elterlichen Wohlbefinden in Japan [Happy mothers and fathers? On parental well-being in Japan. Invited lecture: Japanese Studies department and Center for East Asia - Pacific Studies, Trier University, Germany.

26. August 2015
Gender und politische Partizipation nach 3.11 Eine Fallstudie zur „unsichtbaren“ Zivilgesellschaft [Gender and political participation post-3/11. A case study on the invisible civil society]. Paper presented together with Phoebe Holdgruen, Deutschsprachiger Japanologentag [German speaking Japanese studies conference], Munich, Germany.

26. August 2015
Familien in Aso – Soziologische Ansätze [Families in Aso - Sociological approaches]. Deutschsprachiger Japanologentag [German speaking Japanese studies conference].

5. Juni 2015
Parents/mothers and media in Post-Fukushima Japan. Symposium „Safety and Disaster in Japanese Popular Culture after Fukushima“. Invited paper: Modern East Asia Research Center, Leiden University, Leiden.

8. Februar 2015
Eltern als Empfänger familienpolitischer Maßnahmen in Japan [Parents as receivers of family policy measures in Japan]. Symposium Familienpolitik Japan und Deutschland im Vergleich [Comparing family policy in Germany and Japan], Invited paper: Düsseldorf University, Germany.

27. August 2014
Hosting the Sociology/anthropology section as section convenor. With Wolfram Manzenreiter. European Association of Japanese Studies (EAJS), Lubljana, Slovenia.

14. Juli 2014
Parents against radiation: Strategies towards advocacy. International Sociological Association Conference, Yokohama, Japan.

11. Juli 2014
Time, Money, Infrastructure: You parents’ needs and (dis)satisfaction with family policies in Japan. ISA World congress of sociology, Yokohama, Japan.

30. Mai 2014
Elterliches Wohlbefinden in Japan: Ein deutsch-japanischer Vergleich [Parental well-being in Japan: A German-Japan comparison). Invited paper: Ostasienforum [East Asia Forum], Vienna University, Austria.

24. April 2014
Introduction and Agenda setting with Wolfram Manzenreiter. Paper presented in the role as conference organizer: International Conference: "Deciphering the Social DNA of Happiness: Life Course Perspectives from Japan", Vienna University, Austria.

27. März 2014
Daycare centers in Japan: The institution and its multiple stakeholders seen from a conflict perspective. Panel organization and paper presented at Association of Asian Studies (AAS) conference, panel “Institutionalized Childcare in East Asia”, Philadelphia, USA.

13. März 2014
Mütter gegen Radioaktivität: Eine Fallstudie. , Vienna University, Austria.

22. Januar 2014
Time, Money, and Infrastructure: Parents’ responses to family policies in Japan. VSJF Annual conference of social science research Japan, Berlin, Germany.

23. Mai 2013 - 25. Mai 2013
Motivational framing of parental social movements in Japan. Civil Society, Political Participation and Happiness.

23. Mai 2013 - 25. Mai 2013
Framing processes among the invisible - Parental social movement organizations and well-being in Japan. Civil Society, Political Participation and Happiness.

16. Februar 2012
Motivations for marriage and marital (un)happiness: Discourses in Japanese women's magazines. Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies, The University of Oxford.

22. Oktober 2010 - 23. Oktober 2010

2. Juni 2009 - 4. Juni 2009

6. November 2008 - 7. November 2008
Fertility and Social Stratification in Germany and Japan. Fertility and Social Stratification - Germany and Japan in Comparison -.