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“Basic Disability pension and the Disability Rights Movement: The Establishment of a New Guaranteed Income for People with Disabilities and its Political Dynamics.”

In July of 2019, the year after I obtained my doctorate from Ritsumeikan University’s Graduate School of Core Ethics and Frontier Sciences, I got a job and moved to Nayoru City in the northern part of Hokkaidō. Nayoro’s winters bring temperatures of minus thirty and extremely heavy snowfall, but there is almost no wind, perhaps because it is located in the interior and there are no large mounta...

2021-04-30, Takasaka Yasuo (Professor, Nayoro City University Faculty of Health and Welfare Science / Visiting Researcher, Institute of Ars Vivendi)

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