The Japanese Journal of Labour Studies

The Japanese Journal of Labour Studies is a peer review-based specialist research magazine containing high-quality articles by researchers and experts active in the front lines of research (first issued in 1959).

  • Published on the 25th of each month. B5 size, roughly 100 pages.
    \852 + tax (postage not included) per issue.
  • Annual subscription: \11,040 (incl. 8% consumption tax; free postage)

Abstract (until February-March.2016)

CONTENTS
Jan. 2017(No.678) The Labor Issues that Franchises Face

OPINION

The Labor Issues that Franchises Face
Tetsunari Doko

ARTICLES Abstract No.678/Jan 2017(PDF:413KB)

The Issues Surrounding Employment and Labor in Japan’s Franchise Organizations
Tomonori Inukai
Franchise Contracts: Theory and Evidence
Masayoshi Maruyama
Can “Owners” of Convenience Stores be “Workers” under Japanese Labor Union Law?
Yoko Hashimoto
Management and Labor at Convenience Stores
Naoki Tsuchiya
Labor Sustaining the Franchise System: Focus on the Growth in Careers of a Shop Manager
Yoshinobu Igo
Franchisors’ Liability to their Franchisees’ Employees under US Labor Law
Masahito Toki

PROSPECTS for LABOR POLICY

Policy and Challenges on Young Unemployees and NEET
Michiko Miyamoto

BOOK REVIEWS

Hajime Wada Reconstruction of Labour Law: Solving the Employment Crisis
Yoko Hashimoto
Kazunori Iijima The Bargaining Power of a Workplace-Union Organization:The Case of the Hiroshima Dentetsu Labor Union
Hak-soo Oh

NOTE

Reiki Okui They Drive Imperial Hotel: 70 Years of Imperial Hotel Labor Union
Kayo Goto

ARTICLE TODAY

“Sociology of Professions: International Divergences and Research Directions”
Yudai Okazaki

FIELD EYE

International Conference on Educational Inequality
Takehiko Kariya