Toshihiro Abe

  Faculty of Sociology, Otani University
Research Fields I have conducted my research on the transitions of regimes and social integration in post-Apartheid South Africa. In recent years, I have expanded my interests to the social movement of the Colored people, particularly those who claim their identity as an indigenous group.
Main Works
  • Abe, Toshihiro and Obvious Katsaura, 2016, Social Cohesion against Xenophobic Tension: A Case Study of Yeoville, Johannesburg, African Study Monographs, 37(2), 55-73
  • Abe, Toshihiro, 2016, Creating Space for Productive Deviance: The Latent Function of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of South Africa, in Sam Moyo and Yoichi Mine eds., What Colonialism Ignored: ‘African Potentials’ for Resolving Conflicts in Southern Africa, Bamenda: Langaa RPCIG, 173-202.
  • Abe, Toshihiro, 2014, Transitional Justice Destined to be Criticised as Failure: Understanding its Uniqueness from African Cases, in Ohta, I. et al. eds. Conflict Resolution and Coexistence: Realizing African Potentials (African Study Monographs Supplementary Issue 50), 3-23.
  • Abe, Toshihiro, 2012, Reconciliation as Process or Catalyst: Understanding the Concept in a Post-conflict Society, Comparative Sociology vol.11, 785-814
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