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Women and Work in Postwar Japan

Hel Macnaughtan

Women and Work in Postwar Japan

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Social Science / Women"s Studies,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • 1945-,
  • 20th century,
  • Economic conditions,
  • Employment,
  • History,
  • Japan,
  • Women

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10203470M
    ISBN 100415328063
    ISBN 109780415328067

      While the American press has often criticized Tokyo over the "comfort women" scandal, it has largely ignored a vastly more shocking case of Tokyo’s postwar callousness: the Unit atrocities.


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This lucid, hard-hitting book explores a central paradox of the Japanese economy: the relegation of women to low-paying, dead-end jobs in a workforce that depends on their labor to maintain its status as a world economic leader.

Drawing upon historical materials, survey and statistical data, and extensive interviews in Japan, Mary Brinton provides an in-depth and original examination of the. This lucid, hard-hitting book explores a central paradox of the Japanese economy: the relegation of women to low-paying, dead-end jobs in a workforce that depends on their labor to maintain its status as a world economic leader/5.

: Women and the Economic Miracle: Gender and Work in Postwar Japan (Volume 21) (California Series on Social Choice and Political Economy) (): Brinton, Mary C.: Books.

Sample for: Women and Economic Miracle: Gender and Work in Postwar Japan Summary This lucid, hard-hitting book explores a central paradox of the Japanese economy: the relegation of women to low-paying, dead-end jobs in a workforce that depends on their labor to maintain its status as a world economic : University of California Press.

Women and the Economic Miracle (Paperback) Gender and Work in Postwar Japan (California Series on Social Choice and Political Economy #21) By Mary C. Brinton.

University of California Press,pp. Publication Date: Octo This book will serve as the base line for studies in the history of sex work in postwar Japan for many years to come. Beyond that, it is an important study of women's history, sexuality, and military occupation in the twentieth century, and should be of interest to scholars in these fields worldwide." -- William Johnston, Wesleyan UniversityReviews: 2.

This book will serve as the base line for studies in the history of sex work in postwar Japan for many years to come. Beyond that, it is an important study of women's history, sexuality, and military occupation in the twentieth century, and should be of interest to scholars in these fields worldwide.".

Women's History and Local Community in Postwar Japan examines the emergence of women’s history-writing groups in Tokyo, Nagoya and Ehime, using interviews conducted with founding members and analysis of primary documents and publications by each group.

It demonstrates how women appropriated history-writing as a radical praxis geared less. This book explores one of the crucial themes in postwar Japanese fiction. Through an examination of the work of a number of prominent twentieth century Japanese writers, the book analyses the meaning of the body in postwar Japanese discourse, the gender constructions of the imagery of the body and the implications for our understanding of individual and national identity.

While women in Japan were recognized as having equal legal rights to men after World War II, economic conditions for women remain unbalanced. Modern policy initiatives to encourage motherhood and workplace participation have had mixed results.

Women in Japan obtained the right to vote in While Japanese women's status has improved in the last decades, traditional expectations for. Get this from a library. Women and the economic miracle: gender and work in postwar Japan. [Mary C Brinton] -- "When lives are dominated by hunger, what becomes of love.

When people are assaulted by daily acts of violence and untimely death, what happens. Between andJapan went from being a vast empire to a defeated, occupied, and outcast nation. Men and women from a much broader segment of society than ever before participated in the postwar struggle to define a new purpose for Japanese politics.

Changing Lives introduces the lives of six Japanese women who lived through the post-war years and faced the dramatic changes brought about by Japan’s defeat in World War II. Through selective translations and summaries of autobiographies and memoirs by essayist Okabe Itsuko (–), actress Shinya Eiko (–), newspaper reporter and professor of African American literature Kishino.

Women and the Economic Miracle: Gender and Work in Postwar Japan. Mary C. Brinton. Berkeley: University of California Press, xvii. pages. Books shelved as japan-women: Women Adrift: The Literature of Japan’s Imperial Body by Noriko J.

Horiguchi, Stranger in the Shogun's City: A Japanese Wom. Post-occupation Japan is the period in Japanese history which started after the Allied occupation of Japan that ended in In that time, Japan has established itself as a global economic and political power.

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Japanese women’s lives, like those of women everywhere and in every time, have been shaped by a multitude of factors. The many forces that have affected their fate include their position within the family (and the nature of the family system itself); their social class standing; the predominant religious and social values of their society; and the prevailing legal, economic, and political.

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Early studies that look at postwar literature from that angle are Noriko Mizuta Lippet’s book Reality and Fiction in Modern Japanese Literature and Victoria Vernon’s Daughters of the Moon (). Again, much of the work involved translations and anthologies such as Japanese Women The Body in Postwar Japanese.

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In this comprehensive anthology, an array of key documents, artist manifestos, critical essays, and roundtable discussions are translated into English for the first time. America and the Japanese Miracle: The Cold War Context of Japan's Postwar Economic Revival, By Aaron Forsberg University of North Carolina Press, Read preview Overview Aftermath of War: Americans and the Remaking of Japan, By Howard B.

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Occupying Power: Sex Workers and Servicemen in Postwar Japan, by Sarah Kovner. Stanford University Press,pp., $ (hardcover) Love, Sex a. Women and Democracy in Cold War Japan offers a fresh perspective on gender politics by focusing on the Japanese housewife of the s as a controversial representation of democracy, leisure, and domesticity.

Examining the shifting personae of the housewife, especially in the appealing texts of women's magazines, reveals the diverse possibilities of postwar democracy as they were.

The four novels span from (just after the Russo-Japanese war) to post-war Japan in Western ideas and their influence on Japan’s. Presenting a vivid social history of “the new woman” who emerged in Japanese culture between the world wars, The New Japanese Woman shows how images of modern women burst into Japanese life in the midst of the urbanization, growth of the middle class, and explosion of consumerism resulting from the postwar economic boom, particularly in the s.

She said she was the first civilian American woman to work in postwar Japan. In Februaryshe worked in Tokyo on a top-secret project to draft a new Japanese constitution. The occupation of Japan can be divided into three phases: the initial effort to punish and reform Japan, the work to revive the Japanese economy, and the conclusion of a formal peace treaty and alliance.

The first phase, roughly from the end of the war in throughinvolved the most fundamental changes for the Japanese Government and. Japan's catapult to world economic power has inspired many studies by social scientists, but few have looked at the 45 years of postwar Japan through the lens of history.

The contributors to this book seek to offer such a view. As they examine three related themes of postwar history, the authors describe an ongoing historical process marked by unexpected changes, such as Japan's extraordinary Reviews: 1.

BARBARA SATO is a professor of Japanese history and women's studies at Seikei University in Tokyo, Japan. She is the author of The New Japa­ nese woman: Media, Modernity, and Women in Intenvar Japan (Duke Univer­ sity Press, ). Her present work explores lower middle-class and.

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Censorship became increasingly stringent, and writers were expected to promote the war effort. In –45, as World War II was being fought in the Pacific, little worthwhile literature appeared. The New Life Movement in postwar Japan was a set of loosely connected initiatives of government offices, women's groups, and corporations.

Aimed entirely at women, the movement addressed a range of concerns, from morality and democratic social relations to kitchen redesign and public hygiene, but gender issues such as sex roles, reproduction. Occupation of Japan, (–52) military occupation of Japan by the Allied Powers after its defeat in World War tically an international occupation, in fact it was carried out almost entirely by U.S.

forces under Gen. Douglas the occupation period, Japanese soldiers and civilians from abroad were repatriated to Japan, arms industries were dismantled, and political.

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