Table of contents for A sociology of work in Japan / Ross Mouer, Hirosuke Kawanishi.

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Part I. A Context for Studying Work: 1. The Japanese at Work
2. Toward a Sociology of Work in Postwar Japan
3. Paradigms and Frameworks for Understanding Work in Japan
Part II. The Commitment to Being at Work: 4. Hours of Work, Labor-Force Participation and the Work Ethic
5. Variation in the Work Patterns of Japanese
Part III. Labor Process at the Macro Level: 6. The Development of the Japanese Labor Force
7. Labor Policy
8. Labor Unions
9. Management and its Organisations
Part IV. Labor Process at the Micro Level: 10. The Firm's Organisation
11. Skill Formation
Part V. The Lives of Japan's Workers: 12. The Rhythm of Work
13. Social Class and Other Forms of Multiculturalism
14. Work Life and Family Life: Signs of Postmodernity? Part VI. Contradictions and the Forces for Change: 15. The Future of Work in Japan.

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