Publisher description for Gender and development : the Japanese experience in comparative perspective / edited by Mayumi Murayama.


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Although Japanese economic development is often discussed, less attention is given to social development, and much less to gender related issues. By examining Japanese experiences related to gender, the authors seek insights relevant to the current developing countries. Simultaneously, the book points out the importance for Japanese society to draw lessons from the creativity and activism of women in developing countries.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Women in development -- Japan.
Women -- Japan -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Women -- Japan -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
Social change -- Japan.
Women in development -- Developing countries.