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Gender policies in Japan and the United States : comparing women's movements, rights, and politics

Author: Joyce Gelb
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.
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This book is the first to explore the similarities and differences in gender-related policy making and outcomes in Japan and the U.S., concentrating on the areas of equal employment, domestic violence, and reproductive rights, with additional attention to gender equality policy in Japan and "family friendly policy" in both nations. It analyzes the significance of international feminism and new standards of gender  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Gelb, Joyce, 1940-
Gender policies in Japan and the United States.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2003
(DLC) 2003051188
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joyce Gelb
ISBN: 9781403976789 1403976783 9780312293567 0312293569 9780312293550 0312293550 1281367672 9781281367679
OCLC Number: 560030387
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 181 pages)
Contents: Comparing women's movements in Japan and the United States : trends and transformations --
Equal employment opportunity policy in the United States and Japan --
Domestic violence policy in Japan and the United States --
Reproductive rights policy in the United States and Japan --
Policies to harmonize work and family life in Japan and the United States.
Responsibility: Joyce Gelb.
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