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Description - Perspectives on Work, Employment and Society in Japan by Peter Matanle

This book presents diverse perspectives on how work and employment are developing in a rapidly changing, contemporary Japan. Using macro- and micro-level data, the authors show both how the Japanese employment system is evolving as well as how the meanings that individual Japanese attach to their work and employment are developing.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780230002005
ISBN-10: 0230002005
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 20mm)
Pages: 284
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 6-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Peter Matanle

PETER MATANLE is Lecturer in Japanese Studies at the University of Sheffield's School of East Asian Studies, UK. From 2004 to 2006 he was a Visiting Research Scholar at Niigata University, Japan. He is the author of Japanese Capitalism and Modernity in a Global Era: Re-fabricating Lifetime Employment Relations (Routledge Curzon, 2003) and the founder and general editor of the electronic Journal of Contemporary Japanese Studies. WIM LUNSING has been conducting fieldwork in Japan since 1986. He is the author of Beyond Common Sense: Sexuality and Gender in Contemporary Jap

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