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Temporary and gig economy workers in China and Japan, the culture of unequal work, edited by Huiyan Fu.

By bridging culture and institutions, this book aims to bring a more integrated and nuanced understanding of unequal work, with a view to casting fresh light on social change in China, Japan, and beyond
Table Of Contents
Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Foreword -- Contents -- List of Figures and Tables -- List of Contributors -- Introduction: The Culture of Unequal Work: Temps and Giggers in China and Japan -- 1. Old and New Inequalities: Citizenly Discounting and Precarious Work in a Changing China -- 2. Gender, Precarious Labour, and Neoliberalism in Japan -- 3. Teleworking in Pandemic Japan -- 4. Organizing around Precarity in China -- 5. Precarious Work and Challenges Facing Japanese Unionism -- 6. Organizing Temporary Agency Workers in Japan: Two Types of Inclusive Union Responses -- 7. Negotiating Gender, Citizenship, and Precarity: Migrant Women in Contemporary China -- 8. Hierarchies, Shadows, and Precarity: Cultural Production on Online Literature Platforms in China -- 9. Making Sense of Inequalities at Work: The Micropolitics of Everyday Negotiation among Non-Regular Workers in Japan -- 10. 'I'm Not a Real Freeter': Aspiration and Non-Regular Labour in Japan -- Index
Literary Form
non fiction
Also issued in print: 2023
Physical Description
1 online resource (248 pages)
Specific Material Designation
Form Of Item

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