By J. Gelb
This booklet is the 1st to discover the similarities and adjustments in gender-related coverage making and results in Japan and the united states, focusing on the parts of equivalent employment, family violence, and reproductive rights, with extra cognizance to gender equality coverage in Japan and "family pleasant coverage" in either countries. It analyzes the importance of overseas feminism and new criteria of gender equity--kansetsu gaiatsu--as a source for eastern feminists looking coverage reform, in addition to new developments towards coverage cooperation.
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Gender Policies in Japan and the United States: Comparing Women's Movements, Rights, and Politics by J. Gelb