|Seiki Okazaki||Last modified date：2021.12.03|
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Reseacher Profiling Tool Kyushu University Pure
Doctor of Philosophy
Field of Specialization
Political Theory and Comparative Politics
Total Priod of education and research career in the foreign country
I have studied and taught political theory and comparative politics at Kyushu University, Japan.
- citizen politics
The aim of this study is to reconstruct politcal theory from a perspective of citizen politics.
keyword : citizen politics, democracy
- electoral systems
The aim of this study is to compare electoral systems around the world in order to reform the electoral systems in Japan.
keyword : electoral systems, proportional representation with a majority bonus
|1.||Ryuichi Yamaoka and Seiki Okazaki, eds., The Theory and Practice of Citizen Politics, Revised Edition, Foundation of the Promotion for the Open University of Japan, 2021.|
|2.||Ryuichi Yamaoka and Seiki Okazaki, eds., The Theory and Practice of Citizen Politics, Foundation of the Promotion for the Open University of Japan, 2015, [URL].|
|3.||Seiki Okazaki and Toshimichi Kimura, eds., Politics for Biginners: An Introducition to Classical Texts in the History of Political Thought, Minerva Shobo, 2008, [URL].|
|4.||Seiki Okazaki, Democracy as Giving: From Honneth to Fromm, Keiso Shobo, 2004, [URL].|
|1.||David Van Reybrouck, Tegen Verkiezingen (Against Elections), trans. by Seiki Okazaki and Dimitri Vanoverbeke, Hosei University Press, 2019, [URL].|
|2.||"Review Article: SE Teruhisa, Anglicization Makes People Stupid: Neo-Liberal Linguistic Imperialism and the Fall of Japanese National Power," Seiji-Kenkyu, No. 64, March 2017, pp. 100-108, [URL].|
|3.||Will Kymlicka, Politics in the Vernacular, trans. by Seiki Okazaki, Teruhisa Se, Hiroyuki Takeshima et al., Hosei University Press, 2012, [URL].|
|4.||Bernard Crick, On Citizenship, trans. by Masashi Sekiguchi et al. (including Seiki Okazaki), Hosei University Press, 2011, [URL].|
|5.||Seiki Okazaki, "Academic Essay: On the Method of Political Theory," JCSPT Newsletter, No. 26, July 2008, pp. 3-8, [URL].|
|6.||Will Kymlicka, Contemporary Political Philosophy, 2nd edition, trans. by Shin Chiba, Seiki Okazaki et al., Nihon Keizai Hyouron Sha, 2005, [URL].|
|1.||OKAZAKI Seiki, "Appointment and Sortition," Ho to Tetsugaku (Law and Philosophy), No. 7, June 2021, pp. 51-76.|
|2.||OKAZAKI Seiki, "The Second Defense of Proportional Representation with a Limited Majority Bonus", Seiji Kenkyu, No. 68, pp. F1(130)-F19(112), 2021.03, [URL].|
|3.||Seiki Okazaki, "Election and Sortition," Kenpo-kenkyu (Review of Constitutional Law), No. 5, November 2019, pp. 87-96.|
|4.||Seiki Okazaki, "The Victory of the Idea of Identifiability: A Reinterpretation of the 1990s 'Political Reform' in Japan," Seiji-Kenkyu, No. 66, March 2019, pp. 33-54, [URL].|
|5.||Seiki Okazaki, “In Defense of Proportional Representation with a Limited Majority Bonus,” Hosei Kenkyu, Vol. 85, No. 3-4, March 2019, pp. F1(1516)-F19(1498), [URL].|
|6.||Seiki Okazaki, "Sartori Revisited," The Annuals of Japanese Political Science Association, 2016-II, December 2016, pp. 56-77.|
|7.||Seiki Okazaki kaj Kamata Atsushi, "Politika Teorio pri la Internacia Lingvo Esperanto (Political Theory of the International Language Esperanto)," Seiji-Kenkyu, No. 63, March 2016, pp. 1-33, [URL].|
|8.||Seiki Okazaki, "Political Practice and Political Theory," in What is Political Theory?, ed. by Akira Inoue and Tetsuki Tamura, Fuko Sha, 2014, pp. 99-125, [URL].|
|9.||Seiki Okazaki, "Election," in Historical Development of Political Concepts, ed. by Keita Koga, Vol. 6, Koyo Shobo, 2013, pp. 189-208, [URL].|
|10.||Seiki Okazaki, "Electoral Systems and Democracy," in Theories of Democracy (New Access Series), ed. by Junichi Saito and Tetsuki Tamura, Nihon Keizai Hyouron Sha, 2012, pp. 203-224, [URL].|
|11.||Seiki Okazaki, "Note on the Art of Citizen Politics," in A Study on the 'Form' in Politics, ed. by Masashi Sekiguchi, Fuko Sha, 2009, pp. 223-243, [URL].|
|12.||Seiki Okazaki, "Civil Politics and the Conception of Representative Systems," Seiji-Kenkyu, No. 56, March 2009, pp. 1-22, [URL].|
|13.||Seiki Okazaki, "From Honneth to Fromm," Japanese Journal of Political Thought, Special Issue (No. 0), May 2000, pp. 161-173, [URL].|
|14.||Seiki Okazaki, "From Honneth to Fromm", International Erich Fromm Society (http://www.erich-fromm.de/), 1999.09, [URL].|
|1.||Seiki Okazaki, "Political Ideas in the Electoral Reform in 1994: With a Focus on the First Meeting between Hosokawa and Kohno," at the Annual Meeting of the Japanese Association of Electoral Studies, 19th May 2012, [URL].|
|2.||Seiki Okazaki, "Political Fromm," at the Annual Meeting of the Japanese Conference for the Study of Political Thought, 23rd May 1998.|
I have taught political theory and comparative politics at Kyushu University, Japan. Further, I have a class (on the radio) for an introduction to social sciences at the Open University of Japan.