The publications below are continually being updated. As a proponent of open access to academic work and following the most current guidelines per Sherpa Romeo, I provide author pre-prints or author’s versions before edits when possible.


2014. Moorehead, Robert. “Defining Peruvians as a Problem: Ethnic Projects and Resistance at a Japanese Elementary School.” Damunhwawa Ingan [Multicultural Studies] 3(1):31-60. Proceedings of the Conference “Ins and Outs of Migration: Migration and the Life-World in Global Asia.” Catholic University of Daegu, Korea.

2013. Moorehead, Robert. “Separate and Unequal: The Remedial Japanese Language Classroom as an Ethnic Project.“ The Asia-Pacific Journal 11(32):3. Revised and updated version of 2012 chapter in Language and Citizenship in Japan.

2007. Moorehead, Robert. “Ethnic Boundary Enforcers: Conceptualizing Japanese Teachers’ Treatment of Migrant Latino Parents.” Shakai Fukushi Kenkyū [Social Welfare Studies] 9:77-87.

2007. Moorehead, Robert. “Teaching and Learning Across an Ethnic Divide: Peruvian Parents and a Japanese School.” Imin Kenkyū [Immigration Studies] 3:89-104.


2012. Moorehead, Robert. “Remedial Language Education and Citizenship: Examining the JSL Classroom as an Ethnic Project.” Pp. 98-116 in Language and Citizenship in Japan, edited by Nanette Gottlieb. London: Routledge.


2016. Moorehead, Robert. Review of Transnational Faiths: Latin-American Immigrants in Japan and their Religions in Japan, edited by Hugo Córdova Quero and Rafael Shoji. In Social Science Journal Japan 19:247-250.

2014. Moorehead, Robert. “Bringing Class and Indigeneity in, but Leaving Japaneseness out.” Review essay of On the Margins of Empire: Buraku and Korean Identity in Prewar and Wartime Japan by Jeffrey Paul Bayliss, and  Japan’s Ainu Minority in Tokyo: Urban Indigeneity and Cultural Politics by Mark K. Watson. Cross-Currents: East Asian History and Culture Review 3(2):619-628.

2012. Moorehead, Robert. Review of Lost in Transition: Youth, Work, and Instability in Postindustrial Japan, by Mary C. Brinton. In Contemporary Sociology 41:320-321.

2012. Moorehead, Robert. Review of Minorities and Education in Multicultural Japan: An Interactive Approach, edited by Ryoko Tsuneyoshi, Kaori H. Okano, and Sarane Spence Boocock. In Social Science Japan Journal 15:146-149.

2009. Moorehead, Robert. Review of Multiculturalism in the New Japan: Crossing the Boundaries Within, edited by Nelson H.H. Graburn, John Ertl, and R. Kenji Tierney. In Pacific Affairs 82(1):137-139.


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