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A Movement Transformed

Anne Zacharias-Walsh

in Our Unions, Our Selves: The Rise of Feminist Labor Unions in Japan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501703041
eISBN:
9781501706363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703041.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

In this chapter, the author considers the lasting impacts of the US–Japan Working Women's Networks Project some ten years after its completion, with particular emphasis on how it has transformed the ... More


Introduction

Anne Zacharias-Walsh

in Our Unions, Our Selves: The Rise of Feminist Labor Unions in Japan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501703041
eISBN:
9781501706363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703041.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book examines the rise of feminist labor unions in Japan and their efforts to transform their workplaces, their lives, and the national labor movement as a whole. Focusing on the story of the ... More


First, We Drink Tea

Anne Zacharias-Walsh

in Our Unions, Our Selves: The Rise of Feminist Labor Unions in Japan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501703041
eISBN:
9781501706363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703041.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter focuses on the lessons and insights gained from the first phase of the US–Japan Working Women's Networks Project, showing how participants from both sides laid the intellectual ... More


Made in Japan

Anne Zacharias-Walsh

in Our Unions, Our Selves: The Rise of Feminist Labor Unions in Japan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501703041
eISBN:
9781501706363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703041.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter discusses the first concrete fruits of the US–Japan Working Women's Networks Project as the Japanese participants pilot their own newly created educational programs. On December 24, ... More


Lessons for Building Crossborder Collaborations

Anne Zacharias-Walsh

in Our Unions, Our Selves: The Rise of Feminist Labor Unions in Japan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501703041
eISBN:
9781501706363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703041.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter examines the lessons learned—sometimes the hard way—from the US–Japan Working Women's Networks Project about the necessity, as well as the difficulties, of building crossborder ... More


Under the Microscope

Anne Zacharias-Walsh

in Our Unions, Our Selves: The Rise of Feminist Labor Unions in Japan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501703041
eISBN:
9781501706363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703041.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter reports on the systematic organizational self-analysis presented by Women's Union Tokyo (WUT) at the first international meeting of the US–Japan Working Women's Networks Project. During ... More


Women’s Union Tokyo in Practice

Anne Zacharias-Walsh

in Our Unions, Our Selves: The Rise of Feminist Labor Unions in Japan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501703041
eISBN:
9781501706363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703041.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter looks at Women's Union Tokyo (WUT) in practice based on the author's observations during period from December 2000 to May 2001. It discusses significant internal pressures the WUT was ... More


Crisis of Difference

Anne Zacharias-Walsh

in Our Unions, Our Selves: The Rise of Feminist Labor Unions in Japan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501703041
eISBN:
9781501706363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703041.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter reports on the second meeting of the US–Japan Working Women's Networks Project, when U.S. educators came to Tokyo to model participatory education techniques as a first step toward ... More


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