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The Future of Gender in Japan: Work/Life Balance and Relations between the Sexes

Ayako Kano

in Japan: The Precarious Future

Published in print:
1953
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479889389
eISBN:
9781479830893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479889389.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter begins with a snapshot of gendered images in the days and weeks after March 11, 2011. It continues by analyzing changes in how gender has operated as a category of scholarly discussion, ... More


Responsibility and Respect: Reconciling Two Egalitarian Visions 1

Zofia Stemplowska

in Responsibility and Distributive Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199565801
eISBN:
9780191725463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565801.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Are those who suffer disadvantage due to their own choices entitled to assistance from others as a matter of egalitarian justice? Responsibility-sensitive egalitarianism and social egalitarianism are ... More


Backlash and Backpedaling: Debates on State Feminism

Ayako Kano

in Japanese Feminist Debates: A Century of Contention on Sex, Love, and Labor

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780824855802
eISBN:
9780824872182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855802.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Chapter 5 investigates the most recent controversy surrounding the Japanese government’s policy for a “gender equal society”—more accurately translated as “male-female joint planning” or cooperative ... More


Inequality and health: models for moving from science to policy

Salvatore J. Babones

in Social inequality and public health

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423207
eISBN:
9781447303398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423207.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

More equal societies exhibit longer life expectancy than less equal societies. This implies that societies could potentially become healthier through reductions in inequality, but the micro-level ... More


The Practice of Equality

Samuel Scheffler

in Social Equality: On What It Means to be Equals

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199331109
eISBN:
9780190212865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199331109.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This Chapter discusses two views of equality: the distributive view and the relational view. According to the first view, equality is an essentially distributive value. We can directly assess ... More


Conclusions: climbing every mountain or retreating from the foothills?

Hills John, Sefton Tom, and Stewart Kitty

in Towards a more equal society?: Poverty, inequality and policy since 1997

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422026
eISBN:
9781447304036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422026.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter pulls together the threads of the book with the aim of reaching an overall assessment of the government's record since it came to power in 1997. It examines whether the evidence of the ... More


Introduction

Kitty Stewart and John Hills

in A more equal society?: New Labour, poverty, inequality and exclusion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345783
eISBN:
9781447301394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345783.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

When the Labour government took office in 1997, it had inherited levels of poverty and inequality unprecedented in post-war history. More than one in four UK children lived in poverty compared to one ... More


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