Death and Suicide from Overwork: The Japanese Workplace and Labour Law

Makoto Ishida

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This chapter looks towards Japan and discusses death and suicide resulting from the stress of overwork, offering a stark picture of the 'dark side' of the once highly touted 'Japanese miracle'. It shows how laws designed to prevent overwork and compensate for industrial injuries were undermined in Japan by judicial decisions and cultural practices, but concludes that the pressures of the 'new' economy may soon bring similar problems to workplaces everywhere.

元の言語English
ホスト出版物のタイトルLabour Law in an Era of Globalization: Transformative Practices and Possibilities
出版者Oxford University Press
ISBN(印刷物)9780191699542, 9780199271818
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出版物ステータスPublished - 2012 3 22

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Ishida, M. (2012). Death and Suicide from Overwork: The Japanese Workplace and Labour Law. : Labour Law in an Era of Globalization: Transformative Practices and Possibilities Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271818.003.0012

Death and Suicide from Overwork : The Japanese Workplace and Labour Law. / Ishida, Makoto.

Labour Law in an Era of Globalization: Transformative Practices and Possibilities. Oxford University Press, 2012.

研究成果: Chapter

Ishida, M 2012, Death and Suicide from Overwork: The Japanese Workplace and Labour Law. : Labour Law in an Era of Globalization: Transformative Practices and Possibilities. Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271818.003.0012
Ishida M. Death and Suicide from Overwork: The Japanese Workplace and Labour Law. : Labour Law in an Era of Globalization: Transformative Practices and Possibilities. Oxford University Press. 2012 https://doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271818.003.0012
Ishida, Makoto. / Death and Suicide from Overwork : The Japanese Workplace and Labour Law. Labour Law in an Era of Globalization: Transformative Practices and Possibilities. Oxford University Press, 2012.
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