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Author Miura, Mari

Title Welfare through work : conservative ideas, partisan dynamics, and social protection in Japan / Mari Miura
Published Ithaca [N.Y.] : Cornell University Press, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 206 pages) : illustrations
Contents Welfare through work and the gendered dual system -- Situating Japan's social protection system in comparative perspective -- The conservative vision and the politics of work and welfare -- Reforming the labor markets -- Who wants what reform? -- The neoliberal agenda and the Diet veto -- The double movement in Japanese politics
Summary "This book argues that the Japanese social protection system should be understood as a system of "welfare through work," where employment protection has functionally substituted for income maintenance"--Publisher's Web site
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Conservatism -- Japan.
Economic assistance, Domestic -- Japan.
Job security -- Political aspects -- Japan.
Labor policy -- Japan.
Public welfare -- Japan.
Japan -- Social policy.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0801465923 (electronic bk.)
9780801465925 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)