Ethnographies of the Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Disasters of March 2011
Edited By Tom Gill, Brigitte Steger and David H. Slater
Notes on Contributors
ALYNE DELANEY, born in 1970, is from the United States and received her doctorate in cultural anthropology from the University of Pittsburgh in 2003. Since 2007 she has worked as an associate professor at Aalborg University (Denmark) in the Research Centre for Innovative Fisheries Management (IFM). Her research interests include social organization, coastal cultures, gender and social sustainability. Her publications on Japan include ‘Transition in nori cultivation: Evolution of household contribution and gendered division of labor’ in Cahiers de Biologie Marine (Vol. 52, 2011), and she has also published articles on European fisheries, particularly community studies and social impact assessments.
TOM GILL (Thomas P. Gill) was born in the United Kingdom in 1960, and received his doctorate in social anthropology from the London School of Economics in 1996. He is a professor in the Faculty of International Studies of Meiji Gakuin University, Yokohama, Japan. His research interests include marginal labour, homelessness and masculinity. Since 2011 he has been studying the victims of the Fukushima nuclear disaster. His numerous publications include Men of Uncertainty: The Social Organization of Day Laborers in Contemporary Japan (2001) and ‘Failed Manhood on the Streets of Urban Japan: The Meanings of Self-Reliance for Homeless Men’ in the collection Recreating Japanese Men, ed. Sabine Frühstück and Anne Walthall 2011).
IKEDA YOKO earned her PhD in Cultural Anthropology from City University of New York in 2009, with a dissertation titled ‘Digging...
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