(Last updated : 2019-07-27 15:29:31)
  Takeshita Toshio
   Department   Undergraduate School  , School of Political Science and Economics
   Position   Professor
■ Books and Papers
1. 2019/07 Article Significance of quantitative methods in media research Journal of Mass Communication Studies pp.3-13 (Single) 
2. 2016/09 Article On instability in survey responses. Advances in Social Research (17),pp.55-67 (Collaboration) 
3. 2014/09 Article Does the tone of newspapers affect their subscribers' attitudes? A case of nuclear energy issues.  pp.58-69 (Collaboration) 
4. 2014/05 Book Social media, culture and politics in Asia (Eds. by L. Willnat & A. Aw)  pp."Social media and political participation in Japan" 127-142 (Collaboration) 
5. 2010/12 Book Media and Politics (revised ed.)   (Collaboration) 
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■ Conference Presentations
1. 2018/03/10 Discussant: Digital Democracy in the United States, Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan (International Symposium on Internet Election Campaigns)
2. 2016/06/11 Respondent. "Panel: Kuuki, Public Mood, and Other Similar Concepts and their Significance" (ICA 66th Annual Conference)
3. 2012/06/16 Opinion leadership as a predictor of political information behavior in Japan (The 65th WAPOR annual conference)
4. 2005/08 Using a split-ballot survey to explore the robustness of the "M.I.P." questions in agenda-setting research: A methodological study. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication, San Antonio, Texas.
5. 2002/07 Economic news and perceptions of the economy: Results from the Netherlands, Japan, and the United States. Paper presented at the annual conference of the IAMCR, Barcelona, Spain.
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■ Academic Qualifications
1. 1998/01
Degree Acquisition
University of Tsukuba, Ph.D. in Sociology
2. ~1981/03 〔Doctoral course〕, Graduate School, Division of Sociology, The University of Tokyo, Unfinished course,
3. 〔Master degree program〕, Graduate School, Division of Sociology, The University of Tokyo, Completed,
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Degree Acquisition
The University of Tokyo, MA in Sociology
5. ~1977/03 Faculty of Humanities, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Graduated,
■ Career History
1. 1998/04 Meiji University School of Political Science and Economics Professor
2. 1997/04~1998/03 Meiji University School of Political Science and Economics Associate Professor
3. 1995/04~1997/03 University of Tokyo Institute of Socio-Information and Communication Studies Visiting Associate Professor
4. 1992/10~1997/03 University of Tsukuba Institute of Modern Languages and Cultures Associate Professor
5. 1988/04~1992/10 University of Tsukuba Institute of Modern Languages and Cultures Lecturer
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■ Academic Associations Membership
1. 2016/11~2017/05 ∟ Committee member, The Kaid-Sanders Best Article of the Year Award
2. International Association for Media & Communication Research
■ Research Topics, Consignment Studies & KAKENHI Researches
1. 1979  Study on social influence of the mass media  (Key Word : media influence,,)
2.   Study on mass media effects  (Key Word : media effects,agenda-setting,public opinion)
3.   Study on media use in a multi-media environment  (Key Word : media use,uses and gratifications,internet)
4.   The role of public opinion in the political process  (Key Word : "public opinion,policy agenda,")
■ Current Specialized Field
Sociology, Politics, Social psychology