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Atsushi Miura


Atsushi Miura is a sociologist, marketing researcher and writer. He conducts research on consumer society, family, youth, social class, cities (especially on the transformation of suburbia) and other aspects of modern life. As a futurist, he proposes what he calls ‘social design’. His publications include ‘Lower-Class Society’, ‘Tokyo is Being Shrinked from the Suburbs’, and ‘The Rise of Sharing: Fourth-Stage Consumer Society in Japan’.