The Japanese employment system [electronic resource] : adapting to a new economic environment / Marcus Rebick.

Author
Rebick, Marcus (Marcus E.) [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Description
1 online resource (215 p.)

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Summary note
The stagnation of the Japanese economy and the ageing of Japanese society has led to major changes in the labour market in Japan. This comprehensive study looks at how the Japanese employment system is adapting to its new economic environment. Using the latest statistical evidence, the book focusses on the growing use of part-time and other forms of atypical employment relationships and illustrates how this is expressed in several different parts of the labour market. Particularattention is given to the changing situation of women, the decline of the family enterprise, the problems faced by ol
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Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. [175]-184) and index.
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Language note
English
Contents
Introduction -- The Japanese employment system -- Changes to the employment and treatment of regular employees -- The growth in non-standard employment relations -- Industrial relations -- Rising unemployment and inequality -- Women in the labour market -- Middle-aged and older workers -- The labour market for youth -- The declining labour force and immigration -- Conclusions and prospects.
ISBN
  • 0-19-153000-X
  • 1-281-90658-1
  • 1-4356-3390-3
  • 9786611906580
OCLC
63294912
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