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Articles by James Farrer

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James Farrer is Professor of Sociology and Global Studies at Sophia University in Tokyo. His research focuses on the contact zones of global cities, including ethnographic studies of sexuality, nightlife, migration, and food. His recent publications include: International Migrants in China’s Global City: The New Shanghailanders (Routledge 2019); Shanghai Nightscapes: A Nocturnal Biography of a Global City (with Andrew Field, University of Chicago Press, 2015); and Globalization and Asian Cuisines: Transnational Networks and Contact Zones (editor, Palgrave, 2015). His ongoing study of a Tokyo restaurant community is documented in his webpage Nishiogicho-gaku (Nishiogiology).