ハンセン病療養所に関する予備的考察--その制度的側面を中心として  [in Japanese] Introductory studies on Leorosarium : How the Leprosy Prevention Law has defined Leprosarium in Japan(Humanities and Social Sciences)  [in Japanese]

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Author(s)

    • 蘭 由岐子 ARARAGI Yukiko
    • 九州女子大学家政学部家政学科家政学専攻 Home Economics Course, Dept. of Home Ecomomics, Kyushu Women's University

Abstract

This paper discusses how the Leprosy Prevention Law has defined the leprosarium from modern to contemporary Japan. The Japanese government has controlled Hansen's Disease basically by segregating patients from the rest of society by enacting the Leprosy Prevention Law, even though modern medicine can insist that there is no longer a need for segregation. There are many problems in this process, because patients' rights were abused and they were treated as if they were criminal for a long time. Patients have been enclosed in leprosaria for their whole life even after WWII, resulting in ordinary people in society being fearful of Hansen's Disease. This study is an introduct analysis of the leprosrium. Further work will consider sociological aspects of leprosarium.

Journal

  • Bulletin of Kyushu Women's University. Humanities and social sciences

    Bulletin of Kyushu Women's University. Humanities and social sciences 32(3), 1-19, 1996-03

    Kyushu Women's University & Kyushu Women's Junior College

Codes

  • NII Article ID (NAID)
    110006426839
  • NII NACSIS-CAT ID (NCID)
    AN10143588
  • Text Lang
    JPN
  • Journal Type
    大学紀要
  • ISSN
    09162151
  • NDL Article ID
    4013754
  • NDL Source Classification
    ZV1(一般学術誌--一般学術誌・大学紀要)
  • NDL Call No.
    Z22-663
  • Data Source
    NDL  NII-ELS 
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