Yasumasa Hirasawa

Osaka University; Human Rights Education Network


Yasumasa Hirasawa is a professor of education at Osaka University in Japan and coordinator of the Human Rights Education Network.

Featured Work

JUN 5, 1997 Article

Human Rights Dialogue (1994–2005): Series 1, Number 9 (Summer 1997): Innovative Human Rights Strategies in East Asia: Articles: Seeking to End Discrimination Through Dowa Education

Non-Japanese are treated as second-class citizens, the indigenous Ainu was forced to assimilate, and gender inequality still exists. Dowa (liberation) education, aims at persuading those ...