Japanese Blue Collar: The Changing Tradition

Hard Cover, Berkeley: University of California Press, 1971. First Edition. Very Good in Good dust jacket.

Square, tight binding and hinges. Clean and bright pages. Cloth over boards is slightly edge rubbed. DJ has general shelf wear with some scuffing and edge wear. Study probes the interaction between the universal aspects of the industrialization process andthe Japanese culture and social structure. Author examines the role of tradition among contemporary Japanese blue-collar workers and compares Japanese and Western organizational patterns. To do research, author was employed as a blue-collar worker in a Tokyo diecast plant and in a rural auto-parts factory. 9.25" (23 cm) tall; 300 pages.

ISBN: 0520016815           Item #4900032

Price: $18.00