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Welfare Through Work: Conservative Ideas, Partisan Dynamics, and Social Protection in Japan

Mari Miura
Format
Book
Published
Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 2012.
Language
English
ISBN
9780801451058 (cloth : alk. paper), 0801451051 (cloth : alk. paper)
Summary
"This book argues that the Japanese social protection system should be understood as a system of "welfare through work, " where employment protection has functionally substituted for income maintenance"--Publisher's Web site.
Contents
  • Welfare through work and the gendered dual system
  • Situating Japan's social protection system in comparative perspective
  • The conservative vision and the politics of work and welfare
  • Reforming the labor markets
  • Who wants what reform?
  • The neoliberal agenda and the Diet veto
  • The double movement in Japanese politics.
Description
xiii, 206 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [187]-200) and index.
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