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Contesting Precarity in JapanThe Rise of Nonregular Workers and the New Policy Dissensus

Contesting Precarity in Japan: The Rise of Nonregular Workers and the New Policy Dissensus

Saori Shibata

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749926
eISBN:
9781501749957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749926.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book details the new forms of workers' protest and opposition that have developed as Japan's economy has transformed over the past three decades and highlights their impact upon the country's ... More

Demanding DevaluationExchange Rate Politics in the Developing World

Demanding Devaluation: Exchange Rate Politics in the Developing World

David A. Steinberg

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453847
eISBN:
9780801454257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453847.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Exchange rate policy has profound consequences for economic development, financial crises, and international political conflict. Some governments in the developing world maintain excessively weak and ... More

Failure by DesignThe Story behind America's Broken Economy

Failure by Design: The Story behind America's Broken Economy

Josh Bivens

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450150
eISBN:
9780801460654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450150.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book relays a compelling narrative of the U.S. economy's struggle to emerge from the Great Recession of 2008. It explains the causes and impact on working Americans of the most catastrophic ... More

Reforming Asian Labor SystemsEconomic Tensions and Worker Dissent

Reforming Asian Labor Systems: Economic Tensions and Worker Dissent

Frederic C. Deyo

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450518
eISBN:
9780801463945
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450518.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book examines the implications of post-1980s market-oriented economic reform for labor systems in China, South Korea, the Philippines, and Thailand. Adopting a critical institutionalist ... More

Reworking JapanChanging Men at Work and Play under Neoliberalism

Reworking Japan: Changing Men at Work and Play under Neoliberalism

Nana Okura Gagné

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501753039
eISBN:
9781501753053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501753039.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book examines how the past several decades of neoliberal economic restructuring and reforms in Japan have reshaped the nation's corporate ideologies, gender ideologies, and subjectivities of ... More

Unions and the CityNegotiating Urban Change

Unions and the City: Negotiating Urban Change

Ian Thomas MacDonald (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501706547
eISBN:
9781501712692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501706547.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Labor unions remain the largest membership-based organizations in major North American cities. As unions become more involved in the daily life of the city, they find themselves confronting the ... More

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