The Context of Employment Discrimination in Japan
24 Pages Posted: 18 Feb 2010
Date Written: 1997
This article compares employment practices and laws regarding discrimination in Japan to those in the United States. Then it compares the cultural contexts in which discrimination and related regulation exist in each country. The article concludes that the Japanese laws are effective in the context of Japanese culture and that they are more likely to change Japanese attitudes about age, race, and gender in making hiring and promotion decisions than laws in the United States.
Keywords: employment discrimination, Japan
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