SAITO Asato

Affiliation

Faculty of Urban Innovation, Division of Urban Innovation

Job Title

Professor

Research Fields, Keywords

Urban Studies, Global City, Urban Policy, Urban Politics, Community

Mail Address

E-mail address



The Best Research Achievement in Research Career 【 display / non-display

  • 【Published Thesis】 Global City Formation in a Capitalist Developmental State: Tokyo and the Waterfront Sub-centre Project.  2003.02

    【Book】 Locating Neoliberalizm in East Asia: Neoliberalizing Spaces in Developmental States  2011.12

    【Book】 Struggling Giants: City-Region Governance in London, New York, Paris and Tokyo  2012.08

The Best Research Achievement in the last 5 years 【 display / non-display

  • 【Presentation(International conference)】 Rethinking Global Urban Justice  2017.09

    【Presentation(International conference)】 Urban Culture & Social Empathy  2019.05

Graduating School 【 display / non-display

  • 1985.04
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    1989.03

    Rikkyo University   Faculty of Law   Graduated

Graduate School 【 display / non-display

  • 1994.10
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    2003.06

    London School of Economics and Political Science  Graduate School of Geography and Environment  Doctor Course  Completed

Degree 【 display / non-display

  • Doctor of Philosophy -  University of London

Campus Career 【 display / non-display

  • 2015.04
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    Now

    Duty   Yokohama National UniversityFaculty of Urban Innovation   Division of Urban Innovation   Professor  

  • 2014.04
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    2015.03

    Duty   Yokohama National UniversityCollege of Education and Human Sciences   Professor  

  • 2013.04
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    2014.03

    Duty   Yokohama National UniversityFaculty of Urban Innovation   Division of Urban Innovation   Professor  

  • 2017.04
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    Now

    Concurrently   Yokohama National UniversityCollege of Urban Sciences   Department of Urban and Social Collaboration   Professor  

  • 2013.04
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    Now

    Concurrently   Yokohama National UniversityInternational Strategy Organization   Professor  

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External Career 【 display / non-display

  • 2003.07
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    2009.06

    National University of Singapore (NUS)   National University of Singapore, Department of Japanese Studies   Assistant Professor  

Academic Society Affiliations 【 display / non-display

  • 2012
     
     
     

    International Sociological Association

  • 2003
     
     
     

    Japan Association of Regional and Community Studies

  • 2002
     
     
     

    ISA-Research Committee (RC) 21

Field of expertise (Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research classification) 【 display / non-display

  • Sociology

 

Books 【 display / non-display

  • Struggling Giants: City-Region Governance in London, New York, Paris, and Tokyo

    Kantor, P. Lefevre, C., Saito, A., Savitch, H. V., and Thornley, A. (Part: Joint Work )

    Univ of Minnesota Press  2012.08 ISBN: 978-081667743

    Amazon

  • Locating Neoliberalism in East Asia: Neoliberalizing Spaces in Developmental States

    Bae-Gyoon Park, Richard C. Hill, Kuniko Fujita, KC Ho, Byung-Doo Choi, Yong-Sook Lee, Chia-Huang Wang, Ti-Ling Chen, Stephen Chiu, Asato Saio (Part: Joint Editor )

    Blackwell Publishing Ltd.  2012 ISBN: 9781405192798

    Amazon

Thesis for a degree 【 display / non-display

  • The Politics of Urban Development in a Global City: Tokyo and Waterfront Sub-center Project

    齊藤麻人 

      2003.06

    No Setting   Single Work

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    本論分はサスキア=サッセンやジョン=フリードマンらに代表される世界都市仮説に対してその経済決定論的な前提を批判し、政府・自治体の役割に関して理論と実証の両面から考察した。実証研究の結果、東京における都市政策の決定プロセスには政府や自治体の主導力の大きいことを示し、都市開発においてグローバルエコノミーの結節点としての多国籍企業の論理からだけでは導きだせない要素があることを示唆した。

Presentations 【 display / non-display

  • Regeneration and Cultural Transformation of Shibuya: From Teen's Playground to a Town for Grown-ups

    Asato Saito  [Invited]

    Urban Culture & Social Empathy  (University of Seoul)  2019.05.03   Center for Glocal Culture and Social Empathy, University of Seoul

  • New Trend of Urban Living as a Neo-liberal State Strategy: A Case Study of Chuo Ward in Tokyo

    Asato Saito  [Invited]

    Rethinking Global Urban Justice  (University of Leeds, Leeds, UK)  2017.09.11   RC21

  • Re-centralization of Housing in Tokyo

    Asato Saito  [Invited]

    Geopolitical Economies of Development and Democratization in East Asia  (University of British Colombia, Vancouver, Canada)  2015.05.26   University of British Colombia

  • Urban Re-centralization in the Age of Neoliberal Urbanism: A case of Tokyo

    Asato Saito

    111th Annual Meeting of American Geographers   (Chicago, USA.)  2015.04.25   Association of American Geographers

 

Council/Academic activity outside the university 【 display / non-display

  • Global Urban Network

    2019.10
     
     

    Society  

  • European Research Council

    2018.04
     
     

    Others   Panel Member (Advanced Grant)

  • International Sociological Association / Research Committee 21

    2014.08
     
     

    Society   Vice President