Women and the Labour Market in Japan's Industrialising Economy: The Textile Industry before the Pacific War

Synopsis

During the period of industrialization in Japan from the 1870s to the 1930s, the textile industry was Japan's largest manufacturing industry, and the country's major source of export earnings. This book examines the institutions of the labor market of this critical industry during this period of Japanese economic development.

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • London
Publication year:
  • 2003