Associate Professor Hideo Kubo

Area and Subject Taught Sociology of Law
Research Theme(s) Integrating Theory and Research in Sociology of Law
Academic Degrees Doctor of Laws, Kyoto University
Keywords for Research Field Dispute Resolution, Social Ordering, Qualitative and Quantitative Research, Talcott Parsons
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Research Overview

What is the characteristics of law? How does law support society? These fundamental problems in sociology of law are explored through integrating empirical research and Talcott Parsons’ theory.

Notable Publications and Works

  • Kubo, Hideo (2017) “A View of Law from Anthropology: The Convergence between Symbolic Anthropology and Interpretive Anthropology,” 83 Sociology of Law.
  • Kubo, Hideo (2016) “Social Origin of Law and Rite of Passage: Conflict Management between Outsiders and Insiders in a Local Community,” 2 Japanese Law & Society Review.
  • Kubo, Hideo (2016) “The Convergence of Action Theory: Interpretive Sociology of Law and Talcott Parsons,” in Law as Performance, Houritsu-Bunka-sha.