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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 (2009) 68 (2): 577–582.
Published: 01 May 2009
... are “getting ready to ride the wave of the information technology revolution and to reap its benefits on their own terms” (p. 69). In an exemplary example of comparative analysis, Sanford M. Jacoby's The Embedded Corporation: Corporate Governance and Employment Relations in Japan and the United States...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1971) 30 (2): 341–360.
Published: 01 February 1971
... 18 percent of those offered in 1871. A disappointed British aristocracy (i.e., ruling class) became increasingly critical and apprehensive as to the future of the service. The secretary of state for India instituted a new system of recruitment in 1876, lowering the age limit for examination to 19...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (3): 539–562.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Amy Stanley Abstract During the mid-1870s, fearing the legal innovations of a “civilized” state, geisha and their employers recast Tokugawa-era practices of civic engagement and educational attainment in the language of enlightenment. Proprietors built schools intended to transform geisha...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1955) 15 (1): 57–75.
Published: 01 November 1955
... in the United States during World War II, and experimentation with still other techniques such as American job classification and wage incentive systems. 28 See, Japan Federation of Employers' Associations , Analysis of Personnel Practices in the Principal Industries in Japan ( Tokyo...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (3): 753–773.
Published: 01 August 1999
... a convicted criminal to a prisoner in a chain gang, to employment as a Self-Supporter1 or a convict officer in the service of the prison regime, to life as a free settler in a penal colony was in effect a process by which the state sought to transform the criminal classes of colonial India the disloyal...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (4): 639–662.
Published: 01 November 2023
... on geographic reconnaissance and indoor residual spraying and the employment of laborers of diverse caste and ethnic backgrounds—the author argues that the project helped generate a settler sensibility toward the Nepal Tarai, transforming the forests and grasslands into a domesticated, development-ready village...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (2): 549–550.
Published: 01 May 2016
... on states, employers, or consumer campaigns. ...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1972) 31 (4): 977–978.
Published: 01 August 1972
... recognition of one of the two affects the chances of success in governmental employment. Several groups tend to be at an initial disadvantage in competing for State employment. The author notes two extreme attitudes relating to language policy in India: some sections in the North favor unilingualism in favor...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1991) 50 (2): 440–442.
Published: 01 May 1991
... is accurate in pointing out that the share of Sri Lankan Tamils in state employment and higher education has declined since early in the 1970s. As he correctly argues, this decline has directly contributed to the growth of the Tamil guerrilla movements. However, he is on more shaky ground in extending...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1972) 31 (4): 975–977.
Published: 01 August 1972
... employment. Several groups tend to be at an initial disadvantage in competing for State employment. The author notes two extreme attitudes relating to language policy in India: some sections in the North favor unilingualism in favor of Sanskritized Hindi, while people in the South favor unilingualism...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2017) 76 (3): 571–574.
Published: 01 August 2017
... “Gendered Care Work as ‘Free Labor’ in State Employment: School Social Workers in the Education Welfare (Investment) Priority Project in South Korea.” Based on interviews and drawing on feminist work focusing on other parts of the world, this article explores topics such as “recent unionization efforts...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1955) 14 (4): 605–618.
Published: 01 August 1955
.... Chairman: G. Raymond Nunn. Employment Service. The Far Eastern Association Secretary, Ronald S. Anderson, planned with the United States Employment Service an initial job placement service for the membership at the 1955 annual meeting. The Secretary solicited and received twenty-seven job applications...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2008) 67 (4): 1365–1396.
Published: 01 November 2008
... the significance of education and state-led positive discrimination in processes of Dalit political transformation. Reservations in educational institutions and government employment offered enterprising Dalits economic prosperity and the skills required to coordinate political campaigns. Jaffrelot then argues...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2008) 67 (2): 667–674.
Published: 01 May 2008
... areas or off-form work while still residing in the countryside (p. 38); and the growth of the urban population and “intermediate classes” characterized by a high rate of dependency on state employment, corruption, and contracts (pp. 38–52). In short, Van Klinken explains, the post-Soeharto violence...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (1): 216–218.
Published: 01 February 1994
..., and in Japanese women's attitudes toward careers. Alice Lam's stated purpose is "to examine the extent to which the growing pressures for equal opportunities between the sexes have caused Japanese companies to adapt and modify their employment and personnel management practices in recent years" (p. 4). She...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (4): 1181–1182.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Virginia Harper Ho Perhaps because Brown's focus is on explaining the current state of the law, the book ends somewhat abruptly with a chapter on remedies and a supplemental chapter containing form labor contracts, without any commentary on how Chinese labor and employment law reflects its...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1946) 5 (2): 176–188.
Published: 01 February 1946
....). Arts. 1601–03 old B. W., Engelbrecht, p. 392, provide (a) that services may be let for a particular time or job, (b) that the amount and time of payment of wages be promised by oath by the employer, (c) that servants and workers may not leave and may not be dismissed without good cause...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1984) 44 (1): 203–206.
Published: 01 November 1984
... and Lifecourse in Japan. Edited by DAVID W PLATH. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1983- xii, 267 pp. Tables, Figures, Index. $30.50 (cloth); $9.95 (paper). In a tired ostinato, studies of postwar Japan continue to recycle motifs from a select and limited repertoire: lifetime employment, promotion...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (2): 317–333.
Published: 01 May 2016
... transition from state socialism and the planned economy to a market-driven capitalist economy has been well documented. After three decades of economic and legal reforms, informal employment has become a new normal for the Chinese workforce. Economists have used two measurements of “informality” to gauge its...