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Professor Misa Izuhara

Professor Misa Izuhara

Professor Misa Izuhara
B.A., M.A.(UBC Canada), Ph.D.(Bristol)

Professor of Social Policy

Office 8 Woodland Road
Social Science Complex,
8 Priory Road, Bristol BS8 1TZ
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+44 (0) 117 954 5576

Biography

Misa Izuhara is Professor of Social Policy at the School for Policy Studies. Misa joined the University of Bristol in 1998 after completing her MA at UBC, Canada and PhD at Bristol. She has been undertaking research extensively, both nationally and internationally, in the areas of housing and social change, ageing and intergenerational relations, and comparative policy analysis. Her recent research projects include cross-national comparative research on 'Housing Assets and Intergenerational Dynamics in East Asian Societies' funded by the ESRC. She is the author of Housing in Post-Growth Society (with Hirayana, Routledge, 2018); Housing, Care and Inheritance (Routledge, 2009) and the Editor of Handbook on East Asian Social Policy (Edward Elgar, 2013) and Ageing and Intergenerational Relations: Family reciprocity from a global perspective (The Policy Press, 2010). She is currently the Co-Editor of Journal of Social Policy (2014-2018) and the Chair of the East Asian Social Policy Research Network (2016-18).

Teaching

East Asian social policy, Social policy and the life-course, Cities, housing and public policy, ageing and inter-generational relations.

Keywords

  • Housing and urban
  • social change. Family change and social policy. Ageing and intergenerational relations. Housing assets and inheritance. East Asian social policy. Cross-national comparative studies.

Expertise

I have been working extensively in the areas of ageing and intergenerational relations, housing and social change, and comparative policy analysis between the East and the West. I am the author of Housing, Care and Inheritance (Routledge, 2009) and the editor of Ageing and Intergenerational Relations: Family reciprocity from a global perspective (The Policy Press, 2010). My current projects include cross-national comparative research on the ?housing assets and intergenerational dynamics in East Asian societies? funded by the ESRC.

  • ageing
  • intergenerational relations
  • housing
  • social change
  • comparative policy analysis
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