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Sexual discrimination in the post-World War II Japanese labor market, 1953-1973

Nanshi F. Matsuura

Sexual discrimination in the post-World War II Japanese labor market, 1953-1973

by Nanshi F. Matsuura

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Published by University Microfilms International in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English


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Microfilm-xerography facsimile reprint of a dissertation for Ph.D., Indiana University, 1978.

StatementNanshi F. Matsuura.
The Physical Object
Pagination241p.
Number of Pages241
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13944401M

Sex Discrimination and Women's Labor Market Interruptions David Neumark. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in January NBER Program(s):Labor Studies The human capital explanation of sex differences in wages is that women intend to work in the labor market more intermittently than men, and therefore invest less. Premarital sex was more widely accepted and divorces and age of marriages rose. Sexual equality advanced in law and policy as Title IX and the Equal Credit Opportunity Act were established. Gay and lesbian movements also expanded. Legal abortion, contraceptives, and ban on gender discrimination in education was placed.

11To complete this analysis of the evolution of female labor, it should be emphasized that although the feminization of the Japanese labor market in part corresponds to an increasingly tertiary economy, the two changes should not be fact, in , out of almost million tertiary workers, only million (less than 44%) were women (Labour Force Survey). Foundations and TrendsR in Microeconomics Vol. 2, No 4 () – c J. Hersch DOI: / Sex Discrimination in the Labor Market Joni Hersch Vanderbilt University Law School, 21st Avenue South, Nashville.

major labour market indicators clearly points to the obvious gender differences in the market. In many countries, participation rate of women has generally lagged behind the rate for men on account of the high commitment of women to household activities and the Ghanaian labour market is no exception. The accords were signed by all the countries of Europe and by the United States and Canada. The agreement recognized the inviolability of the post-World War II frontiers in Europe and pledged the 35 signatory nations to respect human rights and fundamental freedoms and to cooperate in economic, scientific, humanitarian, and other areas.


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Sexual discrimination in the post-World War II Japanese labor market, 1953-1973 by Nanshi F. Matsuura Download PDF EPUB FB2

Family values. Japan's family dynamics have historically been defined by a two-person, female housewife or caregiver role and a male income-earner role, a historically common division of labor between the sexes.

After Japan's involvement in World War II ended, the resulting Japanese Constitution included Arti "the Gender Equality Clause," which was introduced to Sexual discrimination in the post-World War II Japanese labor market the. In book: Taking Sex into Account Sexual discrimination in the post-World War II Japanese labor market, [microform] / Indian and Other ethnic groups thereby raising the Author: Barbara Cameron.

Japanese women are still expected to conform to traditional societal roles. According to the World Economic Forum’s Gender Gap ReportJapan ranked th out. The first study of state feminism in a non-western nation state, this volume focuses on the activities and roles of the Women's Bureau of the Ministry of Labor in post-World War II : Yoshie Kobayashi.

The United States home front during World War II supported the war effort in many ways, including a wide range of volunteer efforts and submitting to government-managed rationing and price was a general feeling of agreement that the sacrifices were for the national good during the war.

The labor market changed on: United States. Female labor participation in Japan has since steadily increased, and some of the obsolete stereotypes, practices and outright discrimination against women in. A group of women, who survived being forced into brothels set up by the Japanese military during World War II, protesting in front of the Japanese Embassy in.

The G.I. Bill— officially known as the Servicemen’s Readjustment Act of —was created to help veterans of World War II. It established hospitals, made. Their efforts to break through traditional gender roles has taken several decades to get to their current point.

In fact, more Japanese women work today than American women. But Japan’s traditional female roles remain an influence. The Conclusion of this article touches on the continued challenges Japanese women face. Under the "sex plus" theory discrimination is based first on the gender of an employee and then on marital status and childbearing ability.

Examples of sex discrimination, mainly against women, include unfair treatment in terms of firing, hiring, promotions, pay, job classification, benefits or sexual.

Japan attempts to improve gender equality by creating policies that bring more women into the workforce, citing that a higher female labor force participation will bring economic growth.

Prime Minister Abe pushed “The Act on Promotion of Women’s Participation and Advancement in the Workplace” in April as part of his economic policy. of gender stereotypes and discrimination can be changed, the soft approach as manifested by the Equal Employment Opportunity Law will achieve little in rectifying the situation.

Keywords: gender, Japan, policy, sexual harassment, women Introduction Many Japanese people regard workplace sexual harassment as a new social problem. The incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II was the culmination of a history of racial discrimination against Asians begun in the mids, when the Chinese first immigrated to the U.S.

During the Second World War, women proved that they could do "men's" work, and do it well. With men away to serve in the military and demands for war material increasing, manufacturing jobs opened. The issue of “comfort women” has long been a contentious one between Korea and Japan. Scholars estimate that, during World War II, the Imperial Japanese Amry forced as many as“comfort women” from Korea and elsewhere in Asia into prostitution and sexual slavery.

Now, the Seoul Metropolitan Government and the Seoul National University Human Rights Center has released. Women and Women's Issues in Post World War II Japan Volume 4 of Dimensions of Contemporary Japan: A Collection of Essays, Edward R. Beauchamp, ISBNVolume 4 of Dimensions of contemporary Japan: Editor: Edward R.

Beauchamp: Contributor: Edward R. Beauchamp: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: Taylor & Francis, ISBN. Japan’s first movement for civil rights emerged in the s, and a small number of women were part of it. Women’s legal status was significantly inferior to men’s in the pre–World War II era, and feminists struggled for decades to improve it.

Their activism in transnational organizations often gave them a voice they did not have at home. This is perhaps the first set of estimates on sex discrimination in the Indian labor market using the decomposition technique.

Based on an all-India data set, namely the Degree Holders and Technical Personnel survey, gender-specific earnings functions are estimated and the wage gap between males and females is decomposed into productivity and.

At the time of the Russo-Japanese War, Japan became more aggressive toward Korea in an attempt to receive diplomatic rights, and inannexed it. Through victory in the Sino-Japanese War and the First Russo-Japanese War, Japan became a colonial empire, and the Meiji Restoration was also viewed positively by neighboring countries.

Sex Discrimination in the Labor Market. Foundations and Trends in Microeconomics, Vol. 2, No. 4, pp.Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No.

87 Pages Posted: 26 Oct See all articles by Joni Hersch Joni Hersch. permanent employment policies were taking shape in the pre-World War II period.

Gender Differences in the Labor Force Participation in Japan Gender discrimination at the workplace is common in almost all countries. Women are given opportunity of employment only in low productivity jobs.

They always receive low wages than men.Japan Labor Review, vol. 10, no. 2, Spring 84 Source: OECD Family Database online (), Chart LMFB. Figure 2. Gender Gap in Full-Time Earnings at the Top and Bottom of the Earnings Distribution (%), quintiles.

Gender Specific Characteristics of the Japanese Labor Market. Employment and Career Paths of Men and Women As of Augustmillion Japanese men and women were active in the labor market. million men compared to million .