Associate Professor, School of Agriculture,
Meiji University

SDGs theme

Research fields:
Food, agricultural and environmental sociology, legal sociology

Research themes:
Sociological analysis on food, environmental policy in local community, solutions for the issues of land of unknown ownership

Main books and papers:
◆Katano, Y., Greenberg, P. and Agnone, J. (2020), Traditional or Economic Values? Analyzing Absentee Landowner Attitudes Amid Social and Agricultural Transformation in Japan. Rural Sociology. doi : ≫
◆“Chiiki Shakai niokeru Hochi Shisan no Jittai to sono-Taisaku” (The Reality and the Measures for Abandoned Assets in Local Communities) The Journal of the Land Institute Vol. 26 No. 4 pp. 103-109, 2018
◆“Kaso Chiiki ni Hochisareru Fuzaisonsha no Zai no Shoyu Doko: Shoyusha nitaisuru Intanetto-chosa kara” (Trend in Non-resident Owners’ Properties Abandoned in the Underpopulated Area: An Internet Survey of Owners) Environmental Information Science Vol. 46 No.1 pp. 91-100, 2017
◆“The Underlying Conditions of Abandoned Forests in the Underpopulated Area: An Analysis on Forest Thinning Behavior by Resident and Non-resident Owners” Journal of Forest Economics Vol. 62 No. 3 pp. 21-30, 2016