The Transformation of Japanese Employment Relations: Reform without Labor by J. ImaiThe Transformation of Japanese Employment Relations: Reform without Labor by J. Imai

The Transformation of Japanese Employment Relations: Reform without Labor

byJ. Imai

Hardcover | December 14, 2010

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This book systematically evaluates the impacts of deregulatory reforms on employment relations in Japan especially focusing on the core white collar workers. Concentrating on changes in three aspects of employment relations; contracts, employee mobility and worker effort, it examines the process of social negotiation and its results.
JUN IMAI (Ph.D. Sociology, SUNY Stony Brook, 2006) Assistant Professor in the Center for the Study of Social Stratification and Inequality (CSSI) at Tohoku University in Japan. Before joining Tohoku, he was a post-doctoral research associate in the Institute of East Asian Studies and Sociology at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germa...
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Title:The Transformation of Japanese Employment Relations: Reform without LaborFormat:HardcoverDimensions:231 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.86 inPublished:December 14, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230209084

ISBN - 13:9780230209084

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Sociological Theory of Employment Relations 2. Employment Relations in Post-War Japan 3. Political Segmentation of the Labor Market: the Establishment and Expansion of New Employment Forms 4. The DWS: Deregulation of Working Time and Its Impact on the Effort Bargain 5. Re-bargaining Effort: the Introduction of Results-Orientation at COMPUJ 6. Conclusion: Changes and Future Directions of Japanese Employment Relations