Munesuke Mita

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Munesuke Mita (見田 宗介, Mita Munesuke, born 24 August 1937) is a Japanese sociologist.


After graduating from the University of Tokyo in 1960, Mita entered that university's graduate school where he completed the coursework for a doctorate.

Under his own name and with the pseudonym Yūsuke Maki (真木悠介, Maki Yūsuke), Mita has published a large amount of material. His numerous books are mostly sociological but include one on Kenji Miyazawa. An English translation of one of his books together with excerpts from several others is published as Social Psychology of Modern Japan.

One of his sons is Ryūsuke Mita, creator of Dragon Half.

Books by Mita[edit]

  • Social Psychology of Modern Japan. Trans. Stephen Suloway. London: Kegan Paul International, 1992. ISBN 0-7103-0451-X

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