京都大学 大学院経済学研究科・経済学部

DEPARTMENT FACULTY

Professor

Shuji HisanoActivity Database on
Education and Research

Degree (Awarding Institution)
Ph.D in Agriculture (Hokkaido University)
COURSES
TAUGHT
Undergraduate: Agricultural economics, International agricultural policy, English for Economics
Graduate: International Political Economy of Agriculture, International Agribusiness Studies, Comparative Industry Policy Studies, Comparative Development Studies, Introduction to Economic Policy, Readings on Classics in Political Economy, Field Research in Japan, Field Research in ASEAN
Membership of Professional Organizations
  • Political Economy & Economic History Society
  • Agricultural Economics Society of Japan
  • Agricultural Marketing Society of Japan
  • Rural Issues Association of Japan
  • International Sociological Association RC40
  • European Society for Agricultural and Food Ethics     etc.
Main field of Research and Instruction
International Political Economy, Agrifood Policy Studies, Agribusiness Studies
Topic(s) of Research in Progress
Transnational Agribusinesses and Corporate Social Responsibility; Global Governance on Food, Agriculture and Biotechnology; The Role of United Nations and Civil Society Organisations over the Right to Food for All
Selected Publications
  • Hisano, S. (2002) Agribusiness and GM Crops: Political Economy Approach. Tokyo: Nihonkeizaihyoronsha [in Japanese]
  • Hisano, S. (2005) “Critical Observation on the Mainstream Discourse of Biotechnology for the Poor”, Tailoring Biotechnologies, 1(2): 81-105
  • Hisano, S. et al. [eds.] (2008) Reconstructing Biotechnology: Critical Social Analyses, Wageningen Academic Publishers
  • Sekine K., Boutonnet J.P., and Hisano S. (2008) “Emerging ‘Standard Complex’ and Corporate Social Responsibility of Agro-food Businesses: A case study of Dole Food Company”, The Kyoto Economic Review, 77(1): 67-77
  • Sekine K. and Hisano S. (2009) ‘Agribusiness Involvement in Local Agriculture as a “White Knight”? A case study of Dole Japan’s fresh vegetable business’. International Journal of Sociology of Agriculture and Food, 16(2): 70-89
  • Hisano, S. (2011) ‘Advent of Global Food Insecurity Era and Food Sovereignty”, Keizai, 191: 108-123 /192: 118-133 [in Japanese]
  • Imaizumi A. and Hisano S. (2013) “Institutionalisation of Genetic Resource Management with Farmers: Cases of Traditional Vegetables in Japan”, Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology B, 3(6): 399-413