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Department of Financial & Management Studies (DeFiMS)

Dr Helen Macnaughtan

BA (Waikato) MA PhD (London)

Overview

Helen Macnaughton
Department of Financial & Management Studies (DeFiMS)

Senior Lecturer in International Business and Management (Japan)

Japan Research Centre (JRC)

Academic Staff, Japan Research Centre / Co-Editor, Japan Forum, the official journal of the British Association for Japanese Studies (BAJS)

SOAS Food Studies Centre

Member, SOAS Food Studies Centre

Name:
Dr Helen Macnaughtan
Email address:
Telephone:
020 7898 4530
Address:
SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Building:
Russell Square: College Buildings
Office No:
546
On Sabbatical:
2014/15

Biography

Helen joined SOAS in 2002 and lectures on economic, business, labour and HRM issues in contemporary Japan (and within a broader East Asian context). Her research interests focus on a broad range of topics relating to gender issues and employment in Japan.

Teaching

Programmes Convened
Courses Taught
PhD Students supervised
  • Kanji Kitamura, Toward a theory of cultural untranslatability with application to Japanese, UK and USA cross-cultural business management and beyond (working title)
  • Veluree Metaveevinij, (Re)constructing Thainess on screen: Government Policies towards Thai Cinema during 2001-2012

Research

  • Japanese economic and social history
  • Japanese business and consumer history
  • Gender and Employment in Japan
  • Corporate history of sport in Japan

Expertise

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Available for
Regional Expertise
  • East Asia
Country Expertise
  • Japan
Languages
  • Japanese

Publications

Authored Books

Macnaughtan, Helen (2005) Women, Work and the Japanese Economic Miracle: the Case of the Cotton Textile Industry, 1945-1975. Routledge Curzon.

Book Chapters

Macnaughtan, Helen (2012) 'Building up Steam as Consumers: Women, Rice Cookers and the Consumption of Everyday Household Goods in Japan.' In: Francks, Penelope and Hunter, Janet, (eds.), The Historical Consumer: Consumption and Everyday Life in Japan, 1850-2000. Palgrave Macmillan.

Hunter, Janet and Macnaughtan, Helen (2010) 'National Histories of Textile Workers: Japan.' In: van Voss, Lex Heerma and Hiemstra-Kuperus, Els and van Nederveen Meerkerk, Elise, (eds.), The Ashgate Companion to the History of Textile Workers, 1650-2000. Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate Publishing Ltd.

Hunter, Janet and Macnaughtan, Helen (2010) 'Gender and the Global Textile Industry.' In: van Voss, Lex Heerma and Hiemstra-Kuperus, Els and van Nederveen Meerkerk, Elise, (eds.), The Ashgate Companion to the History of Textile Workers, 1650-2000. Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate Publishing Ltd.

Macnaughtan, Helen (2006) 'From ‘Post-war’ to ‘Post-Bubble’: Contemporary Issues for Japanese Working Women.' In: Matanle, Peter and Lunsing , Wim, (eds.), Perspectives on Work, Employment and Society in Japan. Palgrave Macmillan.

MacNaughtan, Helen (2005) 'Managing Female Textile Workers: an industry in transition, 1945-1975.' In: Hunter, Janet and Storz, Cornelia, (eds.), Institutional and Technological Change in Japan's Economy: past and present. Routledge (New York).

Articles

Macnaughtan, Helen (2014) 'The Oriental Witches: Women, Volleyball and the 1964 Tokyo Olympics.' Sport in History .

Macnaughtan, Helen (2013) 'The Life and Legacy of Kasai Masae: the Mother of Japanese Volleyball.' Harvard Asia Quarterly, 15 (No.3/4). pp. 38-46.

Macnaughtan, Helen (2012) 'An interview with Kasai Masae, captain of the Japanese women's volleyball team at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics.' Japan Forum, 24 (4). pp. 491-500.

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