Table of contents for Gender and development : the Japanese experience in comparative perspective / edited by Mayumi Murayama.


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Introduction: An Attempt to Integrate Gender and Development Issues of Japan and Developing Countries--M.Murayama * PART 1: REVIEWING JAPANESE EXPERIENCES * Economic Development and Gender Disparities: The Japanese Experience--H.Nogami * Gender Perspective in Family Planning: Development of Family Planning in Postwar Japan and Policy Implications from the Japanese Experience--Y.Hayase * 'Livelihood Improvement' in Postwar Japan: Its Relevance for Rural Development Today--H.K.Sato * Entrepreneurship and Rural Women's Empowerment: Some Japanese and Thai Cases--K.Kano * PART 2: COMPARING JAPAN AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES * Women's Participation in Politics and Women's Movement: The History and Background of Recent Successes of Women Candidates in Local Elections--K.Funabashi * Has Socialism Contributed to Gender Role Changes? A Comparison of Gender Roles in Cuba and Japan--K.Yamoaka * Nation-State, Family and Gender: Recent Studies in Japan and Turkey--K.Murakami * PART 3: INTEGRATING JAPAN AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES IN THE GLOBAL CONTEXT * Factory Women under Globalization: Incorporating Japanese Women into the Global Factory Debate--M.Murayama



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.