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Women and the Economic Miracle: Gender and Work in Postwar Japan (California Series on Social Choice and Political Economy) Kindle Edition

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Length: 320 pages Word Wise: Enabled

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"A highly thought-provoking book that contains a wealth of information about Japanese employment, education, and family. It is a precious contribution to our understanding of Japanese society and economy." -- Alice Lam, Monumenta Nipponica

"Brinton's important study of contemporary labor markets and sex discrimination heralds the new use of comparative data on working women." -- Lynn Thiesmeyer, Asahi Evening News

About the Author

Mary C. Brinton is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Chicago.

Product Details

  • File Size: 3906 KB
  • Print Length: 320 pages
  • Publisher: University of California Press (October 18, 1994)
  • Publication Date: May 13, 1993
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0049SQ3SW
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Lending: Enabled
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Not Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,284,754 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on September 6, 2000
Format: Paperback
Brinton's strong analysis of the current situation of Japanese women in the workplace is a perfect mix of economic data and sociological evidence. Her prose is excepetional. Anyone looking for insight into the labor market in Japan should look no further.
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