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Author Miura, Mari.

Title Welfare through work [electronic resource] : conservative ideas, partisan dynamics, and social protection in Japan / Mari Miura.

Imprint Ithaca [N.Y.] : Cornell University Press, ©2012.

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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 206 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
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Subject Job security -- Political aspects -- Japan.
Public welfare -- Japan.
Economic assistance, Domestic -- Japan.
Labor policy -- Japan.
Conservatism -- Japan.
Japan -- Social policy.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Miura, Mari. Welfare through work. Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2012 9780801451058 (DLC) 2012013340 (OCoLC)783522461
ISBN 0801465923 (electronic bk.)
9780801465925 (electronic bk.)
9780801451058 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0801451051 (cloth ; alk. paper)