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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (2): 488–489.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Hwasook Nam Militants or Partisans: Labor Unions and Democratic Politics in Korea and Taiwan . By Yoonkyung Lee . Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press , 2011 . xvi, 184 pp. $45.00 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2013 2013 Sociologist...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (2): 519–521.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Dorothy J. Solinger Inside China's Automobile Factories: The Politics of Labor and Worker Resistance . By Lu Zhang . New York : Cambridge University Press , 2015 . xiv, 240 pp. ISBN: 9781316500569 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2016  2016...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (2): 534–536.
Published: 01 May 1994
...Ming K. Chan Shanghai on Strike: The Politics of Chinese Labor . By Elizabeth J. Perry . Standford : Standford University Press , 1993 . ix, 327 pp. $42.50. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1994 1994 534 THE JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES on the supremacy of a true...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1974) 33 (4): 713–715.
Published: 01 August 1974
...Alice H. Cook The Politics of Labor Legislation in Japan . By Ehud Harari . Berkeley, Los Angeles, London : University of California Press , 1973 . xi, 221 pp. Glossary, Bibliography, Index. $10.00. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1974 1974 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2017) 76 (4): 1115–1118.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Citizenship: Gender, Labor, and Migrant Rights in South Korea by Hae Yeon Choo and Contested Embrace: Transborder Membership Politics in Twentieth-Century Korea by Jaeeun Kim both approach the formation of national membership and citizenship in light of the experiences of people at the margins of nation...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2017) 76 (3): 795–801.
Published: 01 August 2017
... Capitalism, Living Labor, and Theorizations of Community . By Wendy Matsumura . Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press , 2015 . xiii, 273 pp. ISBN: 9780822357889 (cloth, also available in paper and as e-book). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2017  2017...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (2): 498–502.
Published: 01 May 2021
... Bombay . By Sheetal Chhabria . Seattle : University of Washington Press , 2019 . xi, 235 pp. ISBN: 9780295746289 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc., 2021 2021 Given the sheer scale of informal land and labor markets in non-Western contexts, the “slum” is often...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (4): 682–684.
Published: 01 November 2023
...). © 2023 Association for Asian Studies 2023 The Urbanization of People: The Politics of Development, Labor Markets, and Schooling in the Chinese City . By Eli Friedman . New York : Columbia University Press , 2022 . xxx, 337 pp. ISBN: 9780231205092 . ...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2009) 68 (1): 309–311.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Hyaeweol Choi The Politics of Gender in Colonial Korea: Education, Labor, and Health, 1910–1945 . By Theodore Jun Yoo . Berkeley and Los Angeles : University of California Press , 2008 . xi , 316 pp. $49.95 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2009 2009...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (3): 921–923.
Published: 01 August 2010
...–inspired organizing; and the resurgence of symbolic politics. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2010 2010 Organizing at the Margins: The Symbolic Politics of Labor in South Korea and the United States . By Jennifer Jihye Chun . Ithaca, N.Y. : ILR Press , 2009 . xx...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1951) 10 (4): 396–398.
Published: 01 August 1951
...Robert E. Ward The Beginnings of Political Democracy in Japan . By Nobutaka Ike . Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins Press , 1950 . xvi, 246 p. $3.50. Aspects of Japan's Labor Problems . By Miram S. Farley , with a supplement By William T. Moran. New York : The John Day Company...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (2): 317–333.
Published: 01 May 2016
... a maturation and radicalization of labor activism in that workers' demands have changed from defensive to offensive, from purely economic to political (e.g., demanding union elections), from rights-based to interest-based struggles, and from legalistic to a transgressive, extra-legal action repertoire (F. Chen...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2000) 59 (3): 748–750.
Published: 01 August 2000
..., in Disparaged Success, attempts to present a new and counterintuitive interpretation of labor politics in Japan. He argues that organized labor in postwar Japan succeeded in attaining benefits in terms of wages and working conditions comparable to those in other industrialized countries despite its...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (1): 107–118.
Published: 01 February 2022
... may not always generate robust solidarity, but it challenges the structures of organized abandonment that treat workers as disposable under neoliberal capitalist rule. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc., 2022 2022 labor politics labor unions neoliberal capitalism precarious...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2000) 59 (3): 747–748.
Published: 01 August 2000
... and counterintuitive interpretation of labor politics in Japan. He argues that organized labor in postwar Japan succeeded in attaining benefits in terms of wages and working conditions comparable to those in other industrialized countries despite its decentralized and divided structures. By examining labor politics...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2005) 64 (4): 1024–1025.
Published: 01 November 2005
... an interregional comparative approach to the history of the high politics of Japan s postwar labor movement. Recent scholarship on postwar Japan emphasizes the continuities between the pre- and postwar period. Carlile has done one better by centering his comparative framework on labor politics in western Europe...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (2): 520–522.
Published: 01 May 2012
... specifically on labor issues in China's burgeoning information and communications technology (ICT) industry. As such, it is a most welcome addition to the field of Chinese political economy and the political economy of development more broadly. While Yu Hong thus enjoys first-mover advantage, her book seems...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (3): 872–874.
Published: 01 August 2010
... direct comparison. Among China scholars, Dorothy J. Solinger has taken this approach to new heights in States Gains, Labor's Losses. Steeping herself in the voluminous and diverse literatures on political economy, labor politics, and globalization in France and Mexico, she has produced a work of bold...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1989) 48 (1): 134–135.
Published: 01 February 1989
... politically. Informative as Gipouloux's study is, it suffers from heavy reliance on the official Chinese press, especially the trade union press. The result is to accord unions a more prominent role than they probably deserve in a bottom-up view of labor politics. To his credit, Gipouloux adopts a regional...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1990) 49 (2): 433–435.
Published: 01 May 1990
...': the extreme political subordination and exclusion of workers" (p. 1). The 434 THE JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES purpose of Deyo's book is to show how changing occupational, community, and political circumstances have restricted the development of East Asian labor unions and movements capable of winning concessions...