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Maren Godzik

Maren Godzik

Maren Godzik
Japanology, Sociology
Since November 2006
(Senior Research Fellows, November 1, 2006 - March 31, 2013)

godzik@dijtokyo.org

Maren Godzik is a senior research fellow at the DIJ since November 2006. She has been working on the changes of elderly housing in the time of the ageing of the Japanese society. Special attention is focused on alternative (communal) forms of housing and living. One of the approaches used is qualitative interviews with residents. On the basis of their housing histories reasons for their choosing new forms of living are explored.

DIJ Projects

Completed DIJ Projects

Older people’s housing situation and future prospects in the Tōhoku region

Great East Japan Earthquake

Housing and living arrangements in Japan's ageing society

Challenges of Demographic Change