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Aspects of Japan"s labor problems

Miriam Southwell Farley

Aspects of Japan"s labor problems

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Published by John Day in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Issued under the auspices of the International Secretariat, Institute of Pacific relations.

StatementMiriam S. Farley ; with a supplement by William T. Moran.
The Physical Object
Paginationx,283p.
Number of Pages283
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13946566M

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The rise of the labor movement is one of the most significant phenomena in post-war Japan. While many changes have come about as a result of external pressure applied by the occupation forces, the rapid growth of labor organization is the product of Japanese initiative.

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New York: J. Day Co., (OCoLC) This pioneering comparative study of Japanese and American labor law reveals a labor-relations system superficially resembling our own but shaped by an entirely different culture, and with a marked impact on Japan's economic by: Aspects of Japan's Labor Problems By Miriam S.

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