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By Wei-hsin Yu

Gendered Trajectories explores why business societies range within the velocity at which they lessen gender inequality and compares alterations in women's employment possibilities in Japan and Taiwan over the past half-century. Japan has gone through less development in women's financial prestige than Taiwan, regardless of its extra complicated economic system and bigger welfare provisions. the variation is very complicated as the international locations percentage many institutional practices and values.

Drawing on ancient traits, survey facts, and private interviews with humans in either nations, Yu exhibits how country-specific organizational preparations and business regulations impact women's employment. particularly, the stipulations confronted by way of eastern and Taiwanese ladies within the place of work have a profound impression on their hard work strength participation at serious issues of their lives. Women's lifetime employment judgements in flip form the divergent trajectories in gender equality.

Few stories documenting the improvement of women's monetary lives are according to non-Western societies or even fewer undertake a comparative point of view. This perceptive paintings demonstrates and underscores the significance of knowing gender inequality as a long term, dynamic social process.

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Gendered Trajectories explores why commercial societies fluctuate within the speed at which they lessen gender inequality and compares adjustments in women's employment possibilities in Japan and Taiwan over the past half-century. Japan has gone through less development in women's financial prestige than Taiwan, regardless of its extra complex economic system and larger welfare provisions.

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