Non-Fiction Books:

Women's Employment in Japan

The Experience of Part-time Workers

Format

Hardback

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

Women's Employment in Japan by Kaye Broadbent
Save $111
$405.99 was $516.99

or 4 payments of $101.50 with . Learn more

In stock with supplier

The item is brand new and in-stock in with one of our preferred suppliers. The item will ship from the Mighty Ape warehouse within the timeframe shown below.

Usually ships within 8-12 days

Availability

Delivering to:

Estimated arrival:

  • Around 4-11 October using Express Delivery
    Mighty Ape can deliver this product within 1-2 business days (usually overnight) to urban centres across Australia, and some remote areas. Learn more
  • Around 8-15 October using standard courier delivery

Description

The low status accorded to part-time workers in Japan has resulted in huge inequalities in the workplace. This book examines the problem in-depth using case-study investigations in Japanese workplaces, and reveals the extent of the inequality. It shows how many part-time workers, most of whom are women, are concentrated in low paid, low skilled, poorly unionised service sector jobs. Part-time workers in Japan work hours equivalent to, or greater than, full-time workers, but receive lower financial and welfare benefits than their full-time colleagues. Overall, the book demonstrates that the way part-time work is constructed in Japan reinforces and institutionalises the sexual division of labour.

Author Biography

Kaye Broadbent lectures in the School of Industrial Relations, Griffith University. She co-edited Employment Relations in the Asia Pacific: Changing Approaches (2000). She has been a visiting researcher at the Insitute of Social Science, University of Tokyo. Her areas of interest include gender, work and unions in a comparative context.
Release date Australia
February 13th, 2003
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
RoutledgeCurzon
Pages
180
Dimensions
156x234x19
ISBN-13
9780700717439
Product ID
1740986

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
  • Seen a lower price for this product elsewhere? We'll do our best to beat it. Request a better price
Filed under...