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Too few women at the top : the persistence of inequality in Japan

Author: Kumiko Nemoto
Publisher: Ithaca : ILR Press, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2016.
Series: Cornell studies in political economy.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The number of women in positions of power and authority in Japanese companies has remained small despite the increase in the number of educated women and the passage of legislation on gender equality. In Too Few Women at the Top, Kumiko Nemoto draws on theoretical insights regarding Japan's coordinated capitalism and institutional stasis to challenge claims that the surge in women's education and employment will  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Nemoto, Kumiko. Too Few Women at the Top .
Persistence of Inequality in Japan
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kumiko Nemoto
ISBN: 9781501706219 1501706217
OCLC Number: 956539061
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: The latent function of sex segregation in the Japanese business system --
The Japanese way of change : recasting institutional coordination, sustaining gender inequality --
Studying sex segregation in five Japanese companies --
Women as cheap labor : salaries, promotions, ghettos, and the culture of woman blaming --
Production and navigation of gender bias : heroic masculinity, female misogyny, and queen bees --
Thwarted ambitions and sympathy : long working hours, sex segregation, and the price of masculinity --
Hostess culture and women's jobs : obligatory femininity and sexual harassment.
Series Title: Cornell studies in political economy.
Responsibility: Kumiko Nemoto.
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In Too Few Women at the Top, Kumiko Nemoto draws on theoretical insights regarding Japan's coordinated capitalism and institutional stasis to challenge claims that the surge in women's education and  Read more...

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