The Japanese Journal of Labour Studies
September 2019(No.710)
What Are the Labor Unions Doing ?

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).

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Abstracts (until February-March 2016)



The Emperor’s New Clothes
Michio Nitta

ARTICLESSeptember 2019(No.710) (PDF:439KB)

Employment Status Types and Trade Unions in Japan
Norio Hisamoto
Changes of Processes in Labor Market Policy Formation and Labor Unions’
Hisashi Yamada
How Are Labor Unions Involved in the “Spring Wage Offensive”?
Yoshiro Kutani
Who Does the Trade Union Represent? An Analysis of Changes in the Shunto
over Time
Wakana Shuto
The Dismissal of Top Managers in Japanese Corporations: The Roles That
Labor Unions and Middle Managers Have Played and Need to Play
Norihisa Yoshimura
Labor Unions and the Law: Can Anybody Unionize Anywhere at Any Time ?
Hifumi Okunuki


Hisao Endo, Yukimitsu Nishimura, National Institute of Population and Social
Security Research (eds.) Livelihood Support in Local Communities:
The Role of Municipalities and eir Collaborative Partners
Hodaka Maeura
Kimiko Kimoto (ed.) Women and Work in the Family and Local Community:
Living Two-earner Work Culture
Nami Ohtsuki


Bakker, A.B. and Demerouti, E.“Job Demands-Resources Theory:
Taking Stock and Looking Forward”
Takahito Maruko


Shangri-La and Strike
Tamako Hasegawa

The Japanese Journal of Labour Studies

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