Isao Fujimoto

Isao Fujimoto

Position Title
Senior Lecturer SOE Emeritus

Unit
Community and Regional Development

2313 Hart Hall
Bio

Interests: Strategies for community empowerment, rural revitalization, celebrations and symbols for building community solidarity, sustainable agriculture and appropriate technology, San Joaquin Valley, Third World, Pacific Rim, Japan, and Micronesia

Founder of Asian American Studies
Founder of Graduate Program in Community Development

Courses Taught

Orientation to Community Resources (CRD 47)

CRD 153 International Community Development: Community and Everyday Life in Japan . Offered in Kyoto Japan even numbered summers.

Select Publications

Fujimoto, I. Communities in the San Joaquin Valley: Relations between scale of farming, water use and the quality of life. Presented to the Subcommittee on Family Farms, Rural Development and Special Studies, Sacramento, 479-501, October 1977. In _Obstacles to Strengthening the Family Farm System_. Hearings before the Subcommittee Family Farms, Rural Development, and Special Studies of the Committee on Agriculture, House of Representatives, 95th Congress, 1st session Serial No. 95-BB, (Richard Nolan, Chair, Minnesota), U.S. Government Printing Office, 736 pp., 1977. (Also in Abourezk hearings, pp. 1374-1396.).

Fujimoto, I. People in the University. Proceedings of a conference to initiate the redirection of priorities for university research. In _Rural Research in the USDA_, hearings before the Subcommittee on Agricultural Research and General Legislation of the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, 95th Congress, 2nd session, May 4-5, 1978,(Senator Patrick Leahy, Chair), U.S. Government Printing Office, 196-218, 1978. (Also in Abourezk hearings, pp. 1169-1209.)

Fujimoto, I., & Fisk, Emmit. What research gets done at land grant colleges: Internal factors at work. In _Rural Research in the USDA_, hearings before the Subcommittee on Agricultural Research and General Legislation of the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, 95th Congress, 2nd session, May 4-5, 1978,(Senator Patrick Leahy, Chair),U.S. Government Printing Office, 218-233, 1978.

Fujimoto, I., with Rodefeld, R., Flora, J., Voth, D., & Converse, J. _Change in Rural __America__: Causes, consequences and alternatives_. St. Louis, MO: C.V. Mosby, 1978.

Fujimoto, I. The values of appropriate technology and visions for a saner world. In R. Dorf, & Y. Hunter (Eds.), _Appropriate Visions_. San Francisco, CA: Boyd and Frazer, 170-176, 1978.

Fujimoto, I. The agricultural crisis and local self-reliance. _Rice, International Trade and Food Self Sufficiency_, Tokyo, Japan, 1989.

Fujimoto, I. Reflection on the other Japan. _Gendai Nogyo_, (Modern Agriculture), Tokyo, Japan, January 1989.

Fujimoto, I. "Lessons from Abroad in Community Revitalization: The one product, one village movement in Japan," _International Community Development Journal_ January l992.

Fujimoto I and Larry Shinagawa "Asian Americans in Rural America" in Encyclopedia of Rural America Volume One. Gary A Goreham editor, ABC-Clio l997,Santa Barbara California.

Fujimoto I and Marilu Carter . Getting to Know the Central Valley Ca. Institute for Rural Studies ,1998.

Fujimoto,I and Gerardo Sandoval* **Central Valley** Partnership:* A Collaborative Multi-ethnic Approach to Organizing Immigrant Communities UCDavis Law Review Vol 38, No 5, March 2005.

Fujimoto I and Gerardo Sandoval "Harnessing Hidden Energy :California Central Valley's Rich Cultural Capital: forthcoming in Berkeley Law Review, 2007.

PhD

Ph.D., Cornell University