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    DIJ Working Papers

    The DIJ Working Papers are published irregularly and inform about preliminary results of ongoing research at our institute.


    Holthus, Barbara
    Gendered social movements in post-3.11 Japan: A survey report


    Holthus, Barbara
    Wie Phönix aus der Asche – oder Japans Wunsch der Neuerfindung durch die Olympischen Spiele 2020


    Holthus, Barbara; Manzenreiter, Wolfram
    Bullseye view: Developing a sociological method for studying happiness

    Holthus, Barbara
    Infrastructural Family Policy in Japan: Parental Evaluation

    Kottmann, Nora
    Dreaming of Being a Chef? The Overseas Mobility of Young Japanese Women and Their Employment in Düsseldorf's Japanese Foodscapes


    Brucksch, Susanne; Schultz, Franziska
    Ageing in Japan. Domestic Healthcare Technologies. A Qualitative Interview Study on Care Robots, Monitoring Sensor Systems, and ICT-based Telehealth Systems

    Söldner, Tobias; Bachmann, Julia
    Bouncing Back After Failure: Perceived and Actual Similarity as a Coping Resource in Multinational Work Teams

    Heinrich, Steffen
    The Politics of Balancing Flexibility and Equality: A Comparison of Recent Equal Pay Reforms in Germany and Japan


    Waldenberger, Franz; Eguchi, Takaaki
    Management Careers, Internal Control and Corporate Governance. Where Japan and Germany Differ

    Waldenberger, Franz
    Fully reserve backed money – a solution to Japan’s fiscal and monetary challenges


    Hemmert, Martin; Kohlbacher, Florian; Cheng, Ying; Kotosaka, Masahiro; Loh, Chang-Ti; Waldenberger, Franz
    High-tech Start-up Ecosystems in East Asian Agglomerations: Are They Different From the West?


    Tiefenbach, Tim; Kohlbacher, Florian
    Disasters, donations, and tax law changes: Disentangling effects on subjective well- being by exploiting a natural experiment


    Hommerich, Carola
    Feeling Disconnected: Exploring the Relationship between Different Forms of Social Capital and Civic Engagement in Japan

    Holthus, Barbara; Holdgrün, Phoebe Stella; Holdgrün, Phoebe Stella; Holthus, Barbara
    Gender and Political Participation in post-3/11 Japan

    Hommerich, Carola; Schöneck, Nadine M.
    Vorzeigenationen unter Druck? Wahrnehmungen von sozialer Ungleichheit und Statuserwerbsprozessen – Deutschland und Japan im Vergleich

    Holdgrün, Phoebe Stella; Tiefenbach, Tim
    Happiness, Civil Society Participation and Voluntariness: Analyzing the Case of Neighborhood Associations in Japan


    Kohlbacher, Florian; Tiefenbach, Tim
    Disentangling the Happiness Effects of Natural Disasters: The Mitigating Effects of Charitable Donations

    Tiefenbach, Tim; Goebel, Jan; Krekel, Christian; Ziebarth, Nicolas R.
    Natural Disaster, Policy Action, and Mental Well-Being: The Case of Fukushima

    Coulmas, Florian
    Scientific social responsibility and happiness

    Kohlbacher, Florian; Tiefenbach, Tim
    Happiness and Life Satisfaction in Japan by Gender and Age

    Kohlbacher, Florian; Tiefenbach, Tim
    Happiness from the Viewpoint of Economics: Findings from Recent Survey Data in Japan


    Kohlbacher, Florian; Tiefenbach, Tim
    Subjektives Glücksempfinden und seine Einflussfaktoren im japanischen Kontext: Eine glücksökonomische Analyse der Ergebnisse des National Survey on Lifestyle Preferences (Fiskaljahr 2010)


    Schulzer, Rainer
    Philosophischer Geist an der frühen Tokyo Universität

    Klien, Susanne
    Bullfighting in Oki: Source of Comprehensive Subjective Well-Being? Tradition, Social Interaction and Personal ikigai

    Hommerich, Carola
    The Advent of Vulnerability. Japans' Free Fall through a Porous Safety Net

    Klein, Axel; Holthus, Barbara
    The Fertility Rate and the Economic Crisis - Discussing a Theoretical Attempt to Predict Demographic Development in Japan


    Kohlbacher, Florian; Prieler, Michael; Hagiwara, Shigeru; Arima, Akie
    Gendered Portrayals of Older People in Japanese Television Advertising

    Coulmas, Florian
    The Quest for Happiness in Japan


    Tanaka, Hiromi
    Low fertility, the wish for children, and social inequalities in contemporary Japanese society

    Prieler, Michael; Kohlbacher, Florian; Hagiwara, Shigeru; Arima, Akie
    The Representation of Older People in Japanese Television Advertising

    Holthus, Barbara; Germer, Andrea
    男女不平等とワーク・ライフ・バランス — ドイツにおける社会変化と少子化問題 (Gender Inequalities and Work-life Balance: Social Change and Low Fertility in Germany)


    Vogt, Gabriele; Lersch, Philipp
    Migrant Support Organizations in Japan – A Survey


    Germer, Andrea
    Staat und Nation: Zum Verhältnis von Feminismus und Nationalstaat in Japan, 1918-1945

    Backhaus, Peter
    Care, control, and communication: Linguistic interaction between staff and residents in a Japanese nursing home for the elderly

    Conrad, Harald
    Turning Boomers into Boomerangs - Japanese Human Resource Management Practices and the Aging Workforce

    Moerke, Andreas
    Internationalization Strategies of the German and Japanese Automobile and Supplier Industries

    Vogt, Gabriele
    Facing the Challenge of Immigration? The State, Civil Society and Structures of Interdependence

    Schad-Seifert, Annette
    Coping with Low Fertility? Japan’s Government Measures for a Gender Equal Society

    Vogt, Gabriele
    Doors wide shut? The current discourse on labor migration to Japan

    Vogt, Gabriele
    Japan’s Green Networks: Going Transnational?

    Schad-Seifert, Annette
    Japans kinderarme Gesellschaft – Die niedrige Geburtenrate und das Gender-Problem (Japan’s low fertility society – The falling birthrate and the problem of gender)


    Dolles, Harald; Söderman, Sten
    Implementing a Professional Football League in Japan - Challenges to Research in International Business

    Dolles, Harald; Wilmking, Niklas
    International Joint Ventures in China after WTO Accession: Will Trust Relations Change?

    Dolles, Harald; Söderman, Sten
    Ahead of the Game - The Network of Value Captures in Professional Football

    Moerke, Andreas; Kamann, Simon
    Herausforderungen des demographischen Wandels: Fallbeispiel Automobilindustrie

    Conrad, Harald; Heindorf, Viktoria
    Farewell to the Seniority Principle? Aging Workforces and the Restructuring of Japanese Compensation Practices

    Dolles, Harald; Söderman, Sten
    Globalization of Sports - The Case of Professional Football and its International Management Challenges