Fostering critical thinking and broad horizons


Hitotsubashi Researchers Information:
Graduate School of Social Sciences


Research Professor
Institute for the Study of Social Sciences: Human Practice
Institute for the Study of Global Issues:

Major Field

Area Studies (African Studies); Development Studies; Rural change in Eastern and Southern Africa

Key Words

socio-economic changes in rural Africa; impact of economic liberalization and democratization; state and society in Africa; markets and society in Africa


M.A. Sociology, Hitotsubashi University 1980
Major Publications
a. Books
b. Journals
・“Maize Marketing and Price Changes after Economic Liberalization in Zambia”, Takane, Tsutomu (ed.), Agricultural Marketing in Asia and Africa., Chapter 2 , 87-126, Institute of Developing Economies, Chiba, 2003.3
(in Japanese)
c. Translations

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