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Keio Communication Review:
International Journal of Media and Communications


The Keio Communication Review is the official English publication of the Institute for Journalism, Media and Communication Studies, Keio University. The Keio Communication Review concentrates on academic research relating to journalism, media, and communications in Asia including Japan.









YAMAMOTO, Nobuto  Ph.D.


Institute for Journalism, Media and Communication Studies,
Keio University

Mita 2-15-45, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 108-8345, JAPAN


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Online Versions of Papers Published  Since 2000

Keio Communication Review No.39 (2017.3)
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Articles in Journals:
CHANG Won (1981). “Vertical Integration of Mass Media in Japan”. Gazette, 27(3): 181-192.

Articles in Newspapers and Magazines:
New York Times (1985). “Recent Fashion in Warsaw”. November 30: 7.

Articles in Edited Books:
LENT John A. & GIFFARD C. Anthony (1982). “The Age of Awareness in Global Mass Communications”. In DERVIN Brenda & VOIGT Melvin J. (eds.), Progress in Communication Sciences, Vol. . Norwood, NJ: Ablex. 163-201.

Reports and Monographs:
Ministry of International Trade and Industry (1963). Eiga Sangyo Hakusho [White Paper on Motion Pictures]. Tokyo: Author.

LEE Chin-Chuan (1980). Media Imperialism Reconsidered: The Homogenizing of Television Culture. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage.
SELLTIZ Claire, WRIGHTSMAN Lawrence S., & COOK Stuart W. (1976). Research Methods in Social Relations (3rd ed.). New York, NY: Holt, Rinehart & Winston.

Reprinted Books:
Ministry of Agriculture and Commerce (1971). Shokkoh Jijoh [Conditions of Factory Workers]. In Seikatsu Koten Sohsho, 4. Tokyo: Kohseikan. (Original work published 1903).

Edited Books:
FUKUTAKE Sunao, HIDAKA Rokuro, & TAKAHASHI Akira (eds.) (1958). Shakaigaku Jiten [Dictionary of Sociology]. Tokyo: Yuhikaku.

Non-English Language Literature:
ISHIGE Naomichi (1987). “I to Shoku to Juh to [Food, Clothing and Shelter]”. In SOFUE Takao (ed.), Nihonjin wa Doh Kawattanoka. Tokyo: Nihon Hoso Shuppan Kyokai. 33-48.