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Dr. Kimiko Tanaka

Dr. Kimiko Tanaka

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Office Location: Sheldon 211
Phone: (540) 568-6171
E-mail: tanakakx (at) jmu (dot) edu

Education:

BA, International Christian University (Tokyo, Japan),

MA, Ph.D, Michigan State University

Teaching:

Social Gerontology, Medical Sociology, Japanese Society and Culture, Family Sociology, Demography

Research:

Family Demography, Aging and the Life Course, Culture of Death and Dying, Research Methods, Sociology of Health and Illness

Publications:

 

Kimiko Tanaka and Nan E. Johnson (2014, forthcoming). Childlessness and Mental Well-Being in a Global Context. Journal of Family Issues.
 
Kimiko, Tanaka and Deborah Lowry (2013). Mental Well-being of mothers with preschool children in Japan: The Importance of spousal involvement in childrearing. Journal of Family Studies 19 (2), 187-197.
 
Kimiko, Tanaka and Nan E. Johnson (2012). "The Effect of Social Integration on Self-rated Health for Elderly Japanese People: A Longitudinal Study" Journal of Comparative Family Studies 43 (4): 483-493.
 
Kimiko Tanaka (2012). Surnames and Gender in Japan: Women’s Challenges in Seeking Own Identity. Journal of Family History (37): 232-240

Kimiko Tanaka and Nan E. Johnson (2014, forthcoming). Childlessness and Mental Well-Being in a Global Context. Journal of Family Issues.

Kimiko Tanaka and Deborah Lowry (2013). Mental Well-being of mothers with preschool children in Japan: The Importance of spousal involvement in childrearing. Journal of Family Studies 19 (2), 187-197.

Kimiko Tanaka and Nan E. Johnson (2012). "The Effect of Social Integration on Self-rated Health for Elderly Japanese People: A Longitudinal Study" Journal of Comparative Family Studies 43 (4): 483-493.

Kimiko Tanaka (2012). Surnames and Gender in Japan: Women’s Challenges in Seeking Own Identity. Journal of Family History (37): 232-240

Kimiko Tanaka and Deborah Lowry (2011). “Materialism, Gender, and Family Values in Europe.”Journal of Comparative Family Studies 42 (2): 131-144.

Kimiko Tanaka (2010). “Limitations for Measuring Religion in a Different Cultural Context - The Case of Japan.” The Social Science Journal 47: 845-852.

Kimiko Tanaka and Miho Iwasawa (2010).  “Rural aging in Japan – limitations in the current social care policy” Journal of Aging and Social Policy 22 (4):394-406.

Kimiko Tanaka and Nan E. Johnson (2010).  “"Social integration and healthy aging in Japan: How gender and rurality matter” Journal of Cross Cultural Gerontology 25 (2), 199-216.

Kimiko, Tanaka (2010). “The Effect of Divorce Experience on Religious Involvement: Implications for later health lifestyle,” Journal of Divorce and Remarriage 51(1): 1-15.

Kimiko, Tanaka and Nan E. Johnson (2008). "The Shifting Roles of Women in Intergenerational  Mutual Caregiving in Japan: The Importance of Peace, Population Growth, and Economic Expansion." Journal of Family History 33: 96–120.

Kimiko, Tanaka (2007). “Graves and families in Japan: Continuity and change.” The History of the Family.  An International Quarterly 12 (3): 178-188.

Kimiko, Tanaka and Nan E. Johnson (2006). "What Japan Can Do To Push Its Longevity Envelope," Washington, DC: Population Reference Bureau [available on-line here]