Women''s Employment in Japan : The Experience of Part-time Workers
By: Broadbent, Kaye.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.ASAA Women in Asia Series: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2012Description: 1 online resource (181 p.).ISBN: 9781136133381.Subject(s): Part-time employment -- Japan | Women -- Employment -- JapanGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Women''s Employment in Japan : The Experience of Part-time WorkersDDC classification: 331.4/2572 | 331.42572 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
|Item type||Current location||Call number||URL||Status||Date due||Barcode|
|Electronic Book||UT Tyler Online Online||HD6197 .B76 (Browse shelf)||http://uttyler.eblib.com/patron/FullRecord.aspx?p=1074736||Available||EBL1074736|
Women''s Employment in Japan The experience of part-time workers ; Copyright; Contents; Series Editor''s Foreword; Acknowledgements; 1. Gendered employment tracks: ''part-time'' versus ''life-time''; Overview of part-time work in Japan; Historical overview of women and work; Labour market patterns for women; Occupational segregation; ''Lifetime'' employment; Lifetime'' employment for women; When is a part-time worker not a part-time worker?; Methodology; 2. Conceptualising the feminisation of part-time work in Japan; Labour market theories; Incorporating gender
Early English language studies of work in JapanJapanese language works on part-time work and part-time workers; The overrepresentation of women in part-time work; Western feminists on women and work; Views of Japanese feminists; 3. Daiichi: introducing the supermarket giant; Daiichi; Employees: working for Daiichi; Age limits; Hachiban; Part-time workers and their families; Employment experience before taking on part-time work; 4. ''With what I know, I should be a manager...''; Profile of part-time workers; Survey definitions of part-time workers; Background to the Part-time Workers'' Law
The impact of gender on wagesReasons for employing part-time workers; 5. ''When I get home, I have to be a mother...''; Nihon gata Fukushi Shakai-Japanese-style welfare society; The impact of legislation on the division of labour in the household; Wives and mothers in contemporary Japan; Family structure; Co-operation from family; The roles of wife and mother; Reasons for working part-time; Job satisfaction and recreation time; 6. Power in the union?; The move to enterprise-based unions; Women workers and the union movement; The structure of Japan''s union movement
Daiichi''s enterprise unionLow and declining unionisation among women; Rengō''s advocacy on the tax-free threshold; 7. What can be said about part-time work in Japan?; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Examines the way part-time work as it is constructed in Japan reinforces and institutionalises the sexual division of labour.
Description based upon print version of record.