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Social mobility in contemporary Japan

Hiroshi Ishida

Social mobility in contemporary Japan

educational credentials, class and the labour market in cross-national perspective

by Hiroshi Ishida

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Published by Macmillan in association with St. Antony"s College, Oxford in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementHiroshi Ishida ; foreword by John H. Goldthorpe.
SeriesSt Antony"s / Macmillan series
ContributionsSt. Antony"s College.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi,310 p. :
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14998918M
ISBN 100333464621

  This book provides a comprehensive overview of inequality in contemporary Japan. It examines inequality in labour and employment, in welfare and family, in education and social mobility, in the urban-rural divide, and concerning immigration, ethnic minorities and .   Clark, who rightfully opens his preface with the words, “This book will be controversial,” found to his surprise that intergenerational social mobility cannot be Author: Jonathan MS Pearce.

See below for a selection of the latest books from Social mobility category. Presented with a red border are the Social mobility books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Social mobility books and those . There has been a resurgence of interest in issues of social inequality in Japan, beginning in the s. Popular books describing the increased level of income inequality and the barriers to mobility have become by: 4.

Reference e-book ISBN , DOI / (pp) social mobility raises in democratic societies, it is Life-space mobility and social participation. Social Inequality in Contemporary Japan by Sawako Shirahase, University of Tokyo and member of the Local Organizing Committee for the ISA World Congress in Yokohama, Japan In postwar Japan, inequality debates were revived in a peculiar way, so that the blurred divisions of class and Japanese uniqueness were oddly drawn together.


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Cite this chapter as: Ishida H. () Social Mobility in Contemporary Japan. In: Social Mobility in Contemporary Japan. St Antony’s/Macmillan by: Social mobility in Japan refers to the upward and downward movement for Japanese from one social class to another. The vertical mobility can be the change in social status between parents and children, which is intergenerational movement; as well as the change over the course of a lifetime, which is intragenerational movement.

In sociology, debate continues to rage over the extent to which social mobility to the privileged upper middle white-collar sector Japan has declined. 3 In labor economics, many researchers focus their attention on how Japan’s level of social inequality – measured by the Gini index – compares with those of other developed societies.

4 In. The book is a study of intergenerational class mobility and the process of socioeconomic status attainment in contemporary Japan. The idea of "Japan as an educational credential society" has been debated for a long time in by: The book is a study of intergenerational class mobility and the process of socioeconomic status attainment in contemporary Japan.

The idea of 'Japan as an educational credential society' has been debated for a long time in Japan. The book is a study of intergenerational class mobility and the process of socioeconomic status attainment in contemporary Japan.

The idea of 'Japan as an educational credential society' has been debated for a long time in : Paperback. The book is a study of intergenerational class mobility and the process of socioeconomic status attainment in Social mobility in contemporary Japan book Japan. The idea of 'Japan as an educational credential society' has been debated for a long time in Japan.

The book empirically evaluates this idea within the framework of a Author: Hiroshi Ishida. Social mobility is a term used to describe the movement of different individuals, families or groups through a system of social hierarchy. It is a natural process that usually involves upward and downward movement.

The study of social mobility examines how far and how easy a person can move within the social system. Get this from a library. Social mobility in contemporary Japan: education credentials, class and the labour market in a cross-national perspective.

[Hiroshi Ishida; St. Social Class in Contemporary Japan is the first single volume that traces the dynamics of social structure, institutional socialization and class culture through this turbulent period, all the way into the contemporary neoliberal moment.

In an innovative multi-disciplinary approach that include top scholars working on quantitative class. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxi, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm. Contents: List of Tables - List of Figures - Foreword; orpe - Acknowledgements - Social Mobility in Contemporary Japan - Data and Variables - The Process of Educational Attainment - The Process of Socio-economic.

It focuses on social inequality in the global society—inequalities in education, occupation, income, family formation—and cultural activities in Japan, Asia, and the world. Japanese sociology has produced significant contributions based on theory-driven, rigorous empirical research.

Social mobility is the moving of individuals, families, or groups up or down the social ladder in a society, such as moving from low-income to middle mobility is often used to describe changes in wealth, but it can also be Author: Ashley Crossman.

Social class in contemporary Japan: structures, sorting and strategies. Responsibility edited by Hiroshi Ishida and David H. Slater. Chapter 9 How Ethnic Minorities Experience Social Mobility in Japan: An Ethnographic Study of Peruvian Migrants Ayumi Takenaka.

Summary Through examination of contemporary Japanese society, this book. Takehiko Kariya, "Social Mobility in Contemporary Japan: Educational Credentials, Class, and the Labour Market in a Cross-National Perspective. Hiroshi Ishida," American Journal of Sociol no.

5 (Mar., ): This book provides a comprehensive overview of inequality in contemporary Japan. It examines inequality in labour and employment, in welfare and family, in education and social mobility, in the urban-rural divide, and concerning immigration, ethnic minorities and gender.

True social mobility rates are everywhere much lower than conventionally estimated. Conventional social mobility studies suggest that modern Japan is a mobile and meritocratic society. Two important regime changes, in andtransformed Japan from a pre-industrial society of rigid class divisions, into aCited by: 2.

Social mobility has remained a hot topic through Faith in the American Dream of upward mobility continues to be eroded by the shock of the recession, a sluggish recovery, and growing. Jun Kobayashi is a Professor of Sociology at Seikei University, Tokyo, Japan. He specializes in mathematical sociology, quantitative sociology, social inequality, and social psychology.

He authored the book The Sociology of Lifestyle in from University of Tokyo Press. The Son Also Rises is a non-fiction book on the study of social mobility by the economist Gregory is based on historical estimates of social mobility in various countries made by Clark in collaboration with other researchers, though Clark takes pains to point out from the start the controversial conclusions he draws are his alone.

This study is based on the Social Stratification and Mobility (SSM) survey conducted in and the previous SSM surveys dating back tomassive data sets collected by teams of class and social stratification experts in Japan. The book investigates four major classes - capitalist, working, new and old middle - and their characteristics.

But if Clarke's law varies with social status, then the book is only about the propagation of elite status across the generations. The research community examining contemporary patterns in social mobility struggles with both representativeness and generality while using much more extensive and more accurate data than can be imagined for past by: 1.Social Mobility in Contemporary Japan Hiroshi Ishida The book is a study of intergenerational class mobility and the process of socioeconomic status attainment in contemporary Japan.

The idea of 'Japan as an educational credential society' has been debated for a long time in Japan. The book empirica.