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Call for Papers: Rethinking Labor: Work and Livelihood in Japan

Rethinking Labor: Work and Livelihood in Japan April 13th and 14th, 2018 University of California, Berkeley The UC Berkeley Center for Japanese Studies presents its fifth annual graduate student conference:Rethinking Labor: Work and Livelihood in Japan. The conference will explore how … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Symposium on Traffic, Territory, and Citizenship between Asia & the Americas

Call for Papers: Traffic, Territory, Citizenship: Framing the Circulation of People and Goods between Asia and the Americas in the Long 19th Century We invite proposals for a two-day symposium on new approaches to the circulation and interchange of people … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Labour market deregulation in Japan and Italy

Labour market deregulation in Japan and Italy: Worker protection under neoliberal globalisation By Hiroaki Richard Watanabe Description: Japan and Italy encountered severe economic problems in the early 1990s, and the governments had to deal with those issues effectively under the … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Modern Girls on the Go: Gender, Mobility, and Labor in Japan

Modern Girls on the Go: Gender, Mobility, and Labor in Japan Edited by Alisa Freedman, Laura Miller, and Christine R. Yano 2013, Available Now Stanford University Press 296 pp. 17 illustrations. ISBN: 9780804781138 Cloth $80.00 ISBN: 9780804781145 Paper $24.95 ISBN: 9780804785549 … Continue reading

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Book announcement: On the Front Lines of Forging a Global Society: Japanese and American Coworkers in Japan

by Adam Komisarof As globalization advances and national borders become increasingly porous, Japan is now facing the human reality of these rapid changes: greater cultural diversity in the work force,which brings the concomitant challenge of how to integrate multicultural workers … Continue reading

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