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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (4): 929–936.
Published: 01 November 2019
... that emphasize the loneliness of Japanese career women. The biographical sketches of the activist lives of the two paid employees of Women's Union Tokyo show that their grassroots labor-organizing efforts are rooted, as in the case of the Women's Lib movement, in the anti-government, anti-war movements...
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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 (1995) 54 (1): 262–263.
Published: 01 February 1995
...Amarjit Kaur 262 THE JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES And it offers a new perspective for readers in the United States, especially those who do not get past thinking of "Vietnam" as an American ordeal. DAVID HUNT University of Massachusetts-Boston Plantation Labour, Unions, Capital, and the State...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (1): 252–253.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Kaxton Siu From Migrant to Worker: Global Unions and Temporary Labor Migration in Asia . By Michele Ford . Ithaca, N.Y. : ILR Press, an imprint of Cornell University Press , 2019 . xii, 195 pp. ISBN: 9781501735141 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2020...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1970) 29 (3): 559–579.
Published: 01 May 1970
... labor union movement in a day when organized labor was held in suspicion. Accordingly, Suzuki organized the Yuaikai workers into potential unions and tried to persuade business and government to accept a moderate union movement. Suzuki's gradualist tactice resulted in expansion of the Yuaikai. By 1917...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (2): 648–649.
Published: 01 May 2003
...Leela Fernandes Labour Legislation and Trade Unions in India and Pakistan . By Ali Amjad . Foreword by Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2001 . xix , 190 pp. $27.50 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2003 2003 648 THE JOURNAL...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1982) 41 (3): 608–609.
Published: 01 May 1982
...Anand A. Yang Rural Organizations in South India: The Dynamics of Laborer and Tenant Unions and Farmer Associations in Kerala and Tamil Nadu . By K. C. Alexander . Ithaca, N.Y. : Rural Development Committee, Center for International Studies, Cornell University , 1979 . v, 101 pp. $3.50...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1985) 44 (2): 311–328.
Published: 01 February 1985
...Ernest J. Notar Abstract The industrial Patriotic Movement (Sampō) symbolized the suppression of labor unions in prewar Japan, but it also shaped the development of Japan's postwar system of industrial relations. When first launched by officials of the Home Ministry in 1938, Sampō was intended...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1984) 43 (3): 441–457.
Published: 01 May 1984
... been responsible for formulating a policy toward the interwar labor union movement that mixed social reform and control. The author describes the ways in which these “social bureaucrats” perpetuated themselves and their distinctive approach to social stability in the postwar era. Their influence...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1971) 30 (2): 361–372.
Published: 01 February 1971
... to work in Ahmedabad, the business capital of Gujarat, and won the community's support for the Congress. In turn, Gandhi's swadeshi campaigns, proclaimed to encourage cottage industry, also stimulated Ahmedabad's textile industry. Gandhi also found organizational support in Gujarat: a nascent labor union...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2017) 76 (3): 751–768.
Published: 01 August 2017
... unionization efforts by school social workers and attempts to explain why these workers do not recognize care work as a source of exploitation. Finally, the author presents analytical tools to better understand the intersection of state employment, exploitation, and gendered care labor as an emerging...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2000) 59 (3): 748–750.
Published: 01 August 2000
... decentralized and divided structures. By examining labor politics at both enterprise and national levels, he contends that Japanese unions derived their influence vis-a-vis management and the state from their "political opportunity structures" rather than from their organizational resources. Thus, he challenges...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1975) 34 (3): 833–834.
Published: 01 May 1975
... have been neglected there is very little material on worker alienation, and no serious analysis of trends in worker motivation or attitudes toward their unions and employers. Furthermore, for the benefit of Western researchers, the editors should have included a chapter on the types of labor statistics...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1978) 37 (2): 273–291.
Published: 01 February 1978
... when it was composed of people who shared identifiable characteristics and when it had a reasonable degree of organization; it is, of course, a separate issue how participants in the disturbances classified themselves. As far as participants were defined by newspapers as labor union members, it is here...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1967) 26 (2): 293–295.
Published: 01 February 1967
... secret societies controlling labor, and the account of efforts of anarchists, socialists, and Christian groups to create modern labor unions. Many tables and graphic maps illuminate Part 1. Le Mouvement Ouvrier Chinois de 1919 a 1927. BY JEAN CHESNEAUX. Paris, France: Mouton & Co., 1962. 652 pp...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1957) 16 (4): 575–589.
Published: 01 August 1957
... to industrial labor, as does Dr. S. M. Akhtar in his fine new edition of Economics of Pakistan . Recently, with the growth of the industrial labor force and of trade unions, greater official and scholarly concern has been shown for industrial workers. Accurate information on Pakistan's labor problems and some...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1945) 5 (1): 73–75.
Published: 01 November 1945
... expected, considering its working conditions and past history. The evidence indicates that this quiescence is more than a wartime phenomenon and is closely connected with official policy toward unions. A good deal of light is cast on the labor situation in China by the two books here reviewed, particularly...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (4): 1326–1328.
Published: 01 November 2003
... moment of hope for Indonesia's nascent labor movement. Long suppressed under the New Order, independent labor unions and advocacy groups reemerged in the 1990s and then mushroomed under the relaxed political constraints of post New Order reformasi. With the proliferation of both strikes and labor...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2002) 61 (4): 1312–1314.
Published: 01 November 2002
... of the garment industry in New York City, especially how the contracting system evolved. Chapter 2, "The Garment Workers: Gender, Race and Class in the City's Garment Industry," describes the gender division of labor inside the garment industry, as well as in American labor unions. Chapter 3, "The Growth...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1967) 26 (2): 292–293.
Published: 01 February 1967
... secret societies controlling labor, and the account of efforts of anarchists, socialists, and Christian groups to create modern labor unions. Many tables and graphic maps illuminate Part 1. Le Mouvement Ouvrier Chinois de 1919 a 1927. BY JEAN CHESNEAUX. Paris, France: Mouton & Co., 1962. 652 pp...