- 2016 Reconstructing Adult Masculinities: Part-time Work in Contemporary Japan. London and New York: Routledge.
- In press (2018). Intimate Japan: Ethnographies of Closeness and Conflict. (co-edited with Allison Alexy). Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press.
Peer Reviewed Articles
- In press (2017). ‘Risk and Affective Co-ordination: Food Allergy Experiences in the UK’ Japanese Review of Cultural Anthropology (JRCA)
- 2017. ‘Aspirational Labour, Performativity and Masculinities in the Making‘ Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific. Issue 41
- 2016. ‘(Dis)Connections & Silence: Experiences of Family and Part-time Work in Japan‘ Japanese Studies Vol 36, Issue 2, pp. 155-172
- 2016. ‘Adulthood as Action: Changing Meanings of Adulthood for Male Part-Time Workers in Contemporary Japan.‘ Asian Journal of Social Science Vol. 44, Issue 3, pp. 317-337
- 2014. ‘Intimate Expectations and Practices: Freeter Relationships and Marriage in Contemporary Japan’ Asian Anthropology. Vol. 13, Issue 1, pp. 36-51
- 2013. ‘Expectations of Failure: Maturity and Masculinity for Freeters in Contemporary Japan’ Social Science Japan Journal. Vol. 16, Issue 1, pp. 29-43
- In press (2018). ‘Irregular Employment, Power and Intimacy in Japan’, in Alexy, A and E.E. Cook (eds.) Intimate Japan: Ethnographies of Closeness and Conflict. University of Hawai’i Press
- In press (2018).‘Reflections on Fieldwork: Exploring Intimacy’ in Intimate Japan: Ethnographies of Closeness and Conflict, edited by Allison Alexy and Emma E. Cook, Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press.
- In press (2018).‘Exploring Masculinities and Labour through Intimacy’ in Intimate Japan: Ethnographies of Closeness and Conflict, edited by Allison Alexy and Emma E. Cook, Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press.
- Under review ‘”I’m Not a ‘Real’ Freeter”: Aspiration and Non-Regular Labour in Japan’, in Huiyan Fu and Arne L. Kalleberg (eds.) Temps and Giggers: The Changing World of Work in China and Japan.
- 2012. ‘Still a Child? Liminality and the Construction of Youthful Masculinities in Japan’ in Brison, K. and S. Dewey (eds.). Super Girls, Gangstas, Freeters, and Xenomaniacs: Gender and Modernity in Youth Cultures. Syracuse University Press, Pp. 58-81.
Book Reviews (Invited)
- In press (2018). Review (invited) of Staged Seduction: Selling Dreams in a Tokyo Host Club by Akiko Takeyama. 2016. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute.
- 2017. Review of Japanese Feminist Debates: A Century of Love, Sex and Labor. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2016, by Ayako Kano. Japanese Studies 37(2): 265–266
- 2016. Review of Working Skin: Making Leather, Making a Multicultural Japan. Oakland, CA: University of California Press, 2014, by Joseph D. Hankins. American Anthropologist 118 (1): 195-196
- 2015. Review of Dilemmas of Adulthood: Japanese Women and the Nuances of Long-Term Resistance, Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 2013, by Nancy Rosenberger. Japan Forum 27 (4): 566-568
- 2012. ‘Review of Scripted Affects, Branded Selves: Television, Subjectivity, and Capitalism in 1990s Japan’ in Social Science Japan Journal 15 (1): 153-156
- 2014. Review of Career Women in Contemporary Japan: Pursuing Identities, Fashioning Lives, by Anne Stefanie Aronsson. Dissertation Reviews.
- 2010. ‘Jyuujitsu shita ikikata wo suru tame ni furiitaa ga motomeru mono’ in Kamizono Dai San Gou Heisei 22 Nen 5 Gatsu, Meiji Jingu Kokusai Shinto Bunka Kenkyuujou. [“Freeters' Search for a Fulfilling Lifestyle” (Translated by Ito Moriyasu) in 'Kamizono' Journal of the Meiji Jingu Research Institute, No 3 May 2010)]
Peer Reviewed Journal Articles & Book Chapters:
- ‘Broken Bodies: Precarious Labour in Contemporary Japan’ to be submitted to Cultural Anthropology
- ‘Embodied Memory and Affective Imagination: Food Allergy Experiences in Japan and the UK’ to be submitted to HAU: Journal of Ethnographic Theory.
- “When Food is ‘Dangerous’: Navigating Food Allergies, Emotions and the Body” to be submitted to Medical Anthropology: Cross-Cultural Studies in Health and Illness
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