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Week 6: Work – full-time work, part-time work, male-female (in)equality
Statistical Handbook of Japan:
Read Chapter 12, “Labour”
Academic Articles (for the Active Learning Hours Portfolio):
Helen Macnaughtan, “Womenomics for Japan”
Stephanie Assmann, “Gender Equality in Japan”
David McNeill, “Justice Postponed: Ito Shiori and Rape in Japan”
Allison Alexy and Emma Cook (Eds), Intimate Japan: Ethnographies of Closeness and Conflict (University of Hawaii Press 2019). (This is an edited volume of papers. One chapter equals on article for the ALHP).
Government of Japan, “Women’s Empowerment” (This is the government’s official explanation. See the next article for Emma Dalton’s assessment).
BBC, Japan glasses ban