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The New paradox for Japanese women: greater choice, greater inequality

Author: Tachibanaki, Toshiaki ; Foster, Mary E., translation Series: LTCB international library selection ; 26 Publisher: LTCB International Library Trust, 2010. ; International House of Japan, 2010.Edition: Translated ed.Language: EnglishDescription: 290 p. : Graphs ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9784924971288Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Book Europe Campus
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Print HQ500 .T33 2010
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001274011
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Includes bibliographical references and index

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The New Paradox for Japanese Women: Greater Choice, Greater Inequality Contents Tables and Figures · ix Preface to the English Edition · xv Preface to the Japanese Edition · xvii Chapter One The Gender Gap 1 The Gender Gap and Demographics · 2 The Gender Gap and Work · 13 The Gender Gap and Lifestyle · 27 The Gender Gap and Education · 37 Chapter Two Women and Soial Class · 41 Determining a Woman's Social Class ·43 The Impact of Class Background on a Woman's Life · 51 Women's Social Class · 60 The Impact of Class Background on Marriage · 63 Chapter Three Disparities in Education · 67 Education "Supply and Demand" · 68 Women's Education in Terms of Supply and Demand · 76 The Widening Education Gaps among Women · 87 Chapter Four Marriage and Divorce · 93 Why People Marry · 94 Why People Do Not Marry · 106 Choosing a Marriage Partner · 116 How Women View Marriage and Family · 121 The Rising Divorce Rate · 126 Divorce and Inequalities among Women · 130 Chapter Five Children and a Woman's Life · 133 The Birthrate · 134 Why People Have Children · 140 The Negatives of Having Children · 147 Having Children: The Major Turning Point in a Woman's Life · 157 Proposals for Raising the Birthrate · 163 Chapter Six Full-Time Homemakers and Working Women · 169 To Become a Full-Time Homemaker: A Woman's Dream of Yesteryear · 171 Beyond Full-Time Homemaking · 177 Women's Employment: An Overview · 180 Chapter Seven Women and Japanese Companies I: Career Tracking and Promotion · 195 The Management Track and the Clerical Track · 196 The History of Career Tracking · 199 Career Tracking and Inequality · 208 Advancing up the Ranks · 213 Chapter Eight Women and Japanese Companies II: Regular and Nonregular Employees · 227 Types of Employment · 228 The Wage Gap · 240 Why Are There So Many Nonregular Workers? · 247 Employment Type and Inequalities among Women · 262 Chapter Nine Conclusion · 169 References · 273 Index · 281

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