Women and the labour market in Japan's industrialising economy : the textile industry before the Pacific War / Janet Hunter.

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Main Author: Hunter, Janet.
Format: eBook
Published: London ; New York : RoutledgeCurzon, 2003.
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Introduction : textile workers and Japanese industrialisation
  • 2. The rural connection : growth, distribution and gender
  • 3. The growth of the mechanised textile industries in prewar Japan
  • 4. Rural origins
  • 5. The making of textile workers
  • 6. The institutions of wage payment
  • 7. Changing the rules of the game : the role of the government
  • 8. Collusion and collaboration : collective action by employers and employees
  • 9. Textile work, families and villages
  • 10. A summing up.