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Gendered Trajectories : Women, Work, and Social Change in Japan and Taiwan

By: Yu, Wei-hsin.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Studies in Social Inequality: Publisher: Palo Alto : Stanford University Press, 2009Description: 1 online resource (280 p.).ISBN: 9780804771047.Subject(s): Sex discrimination against women - Japan | Sex discrimination against women -- Japan | Sex discrimination against women - Taiwan | Sex discrimination against women -- Taiwan | Sex discrimination in employment - Japan | Sex discrimination in employment -- Japan | Sex discrimination in employment - Taiwan | Sex discrimination in employment -- Taiwan | Women - Employment - Japan | Women -- Employment -- Japan | Women - Employment - Taiwan | Women -- Employment -- TaiwanGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Gendered Trajectories : Women, Work, and Social Change in Japan and TaiwanDDC classification: 331.4095124/9 | 331.40951249 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents; Figures and Tables; Acknowledgments; 1. Gender Inequality and Social Change inJapan and Taiwan; 2. The Development of Women's Labor MarketExperiences; 3. Comparing Labor Market Structuresand Workplace Dynamics; 4. Patterns of Labor Force Exits Among Women; 5. Challenges from the Home Front; 6.Returning to the Labor Force; 7.Higher Education and Gender Inequality; 8.Conclusion; Appendix A: Descriptions of the Data Sources; Appendix B: Supplementary Tables; Notes
Summary: Through a detailed analysis of macroeconomic changes and individuals'' lifetime employment trajectories, this book explains why Japan and Taiwan have experienced different levels of improvement in women''s economic status over the last half century.
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Contents; Figures and Tables; Acknowledgments; 1. Gender Inequality and Social Change inJapan and Taiwan; 2. The Development of Women's Labor MarketExperiences; 3. Comparing Labor Market Structuresand Workplace Dynamics; 4. Patterns of Labor Force Exits Among Women; 5. Challenges from the Home Front; 6.Returning to the Labor Force; 7.Higher Education and Gender Inequality; 8.Conclusion; Appendix A: Descriptions of the Data Sources; Appendix B: Supplementary Tables; Notes

Through a detailed analysis of macroeconomic changes and individuals'' lifetime employment trajectories, this book explains why Japan and Taiwan have experienced different levels of improvement in women''s economic status over the last half century.

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Wei-hsin Yu is Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Texas at Austin.

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