(Last updated : 2018-10-08 17:38:27)
  YAMASHITA Shigeru
   Graduate School of Governance Studies
   Professor
■ Books and Papers
1. Book Systematic Approach to Comparative Local Government (Sole-authored) 2010/10
2. Book English Local Government in Modern Times and its Characteritics (Sole-authored) 2015/02
3. Book Civic Trust - New Strategy for FURUSATO Renaissance (Sole-authored) 1993/04
4. Book Elections in France - an Analysis of their Characteristics and Actual Functions (Sole-authored) 2007/03
5. Book Civic Trust Approach in Community Renaissance Activities (Co-authored (other than first author)) 1991/07
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■ Conference Presentations
1. 2014/06/16 Local Public Service in Japan (Local Governance Training Course)
2. 2011/11 System of Local Government and Recent Trends of De-centralisation in Japan (Seminar on National Government Administration for Senior Officials (every year from 2008))
3. 2010/09/17 (Fiscal Legislation and Law Implementation)
4. 2008/02/29 Intergovernmental Fund Transfer Systems in Selected Countries (Workshop on the Study on the Improvement of the Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) System)
5. 1990/07 Centre City's Function and its Management in Japan (International Symposium on the Manage3ment of Large Cities, at Nanjing in China)
■ Academic Qualifications
1. 2012/04/25
Degree Acquisition
Meiji University Ph.D.
2. 1978/07
Degree Acquisition
University of Kent at Canterbury M.A.= Master of Arts (in Local Government)
3. 1975/10~1977/05 University of Kent at Canterbury, Post-Graduate Course Post-Graduate Course in Local Government Local Government〔Master degree program〕 Completed Master of Arts in Local Government
4. 1967/04~1971/06 The University of Tokyo Faculty of Laws Political Science Course, Faculty of Law Graduated Bachelor of Law
■ Career History
1. 2004/04 MEIJI University, Tokyo, Japan Graduate School of Governance Studies Professor
2. 2004/02~2004/03 CLAIR
3. 2000/04~2004/01 Council of Local Authorities for International Relations CLAIR-PARIS ( = Centre Japonais des Collectivites Locales = Japan Local Government Centre at Paris) Director-General
4. 1999/10~2000/03 CLAIR ( = Council of Local Authorities for International Relations) Senior Adviser
5. 1999/04~1999/10 Fire Defence Agency, Ministry of Home Affairs National Supreme Academy of Fire Service and Disaster Prevension President
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■ Teaching Activities
● Efforts to Improve Educational Contents and Method (Including Teaching Evaluation)
1. 2010/04~ Provision of Field Studies on Actual Administrative Organizations and Facilities
2. 2010/04~ Provision of practical data on Japan's Central & Local Government Systems & Policies for foreign students
● Other Special Instructions related to Educational Experiences
1. 2016/09/29 Lecture on Local Government in Japan
2. 2010/04~ Lecture on Local Government in France at the GRIPS
■ Major Subjects
Comparative Local Government
■ Professional Achievements
● Other Special Instructions related to the Current Position
1. Main theme of study is "Comparative Local Government" i.e. Research + Analysis + Cross-National Comparison of Local Government Systems and Administration in Various Countries.
■ Research Topics, Consignment Studies & KAKENHI Researches
1. 1975  Comparative Local Government  (Key Word : Local Government,Comparative,)
2. 1975  Local Government Systems in Britain (UK = United Kingdom = England et.al.) and in France  (Key Word : Local Government,Britain, France,UK, France)
■ Email Addresses
  kyoin_mail
■ Current Specialized Field
Public law studies, Politics, Politics, Politics, Fiscal studies/finance theory