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Technology Change and Female Labour in Japan

Title: Technology Change and Female Labour in Japan
Author: Nakamura, Masanori, ed.
Publisher: United Nations University Press
Published Year: 1994
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Technology Change and Female Labour in Japan

Technology Transfer, Transformation, and Development:
The Japanese Experience
Project Coordinator, Takeshi Hayashi

General Trading Companies: A Comparative and Historical Study, ed. Shin'ichi Yonekawa
Industrial Pollution in Japan, ed. Jun Ui
Irrigation in Development: The Social Structure of Water Utilization in Japan, ed. Akira Tamaki, Isao Hatate, and Naraomi Imamura
Technological Innovation and the Development of Transportation in Japan, ed. Hirofumi Yamamoto
The Japanese Experience in Technology: From Transfer to Self-reliance, Takeshi Hayashi
The Role of Labour-intensive Sectors in Japanese Industrialization, ed. Johzen Takeuchi
Technology Change and Female Labour in Japan, ed. Masanori Nakamura Vocational Education in the Industrialization of Japan, ed. Toshio Toyoda

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Technology Change and Female Labour in Japan

Edited by Masanori Nakamura

United Nations
University Press

The United Nations University project on Technology Transfer, Transformation, and Development: The Japanese Experience was carried out from 1978 to 1982. Its objective was to contribute to an understanding of the process of technological development in Japan as a case-study. The project enquired into the infrastructure of technology, human resources development, and social and economic conditions and analysed the problems of technology transfer, transformation, and development from the time of the Meiji Restoration to the present. The research was undertaken by more than 120 Japanese specialists and covered a wide range of subjects, including iron and steel, transportation, textiles, mining, financial institutions, rural and urban society, small industry, the female labour force, education, and technology policy.
 This volume examines the link between technological innovation and female labour from the standpoint of the relationship between modes of production and forms of labour.

The United Nations University gratefully acknowledges the generous support of the Japan Foundation for the United Nations University in the publication of this book.

(c)The United Nations University, 1994

This book was originally published in Japanese in 1985 by the United Nations University under the title Gijutsu kakushin to joshi rodo.

The views expressed in this publication are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations University.

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