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Entanglement between Housewives and Labor: Its Issues and Movements

MURAKAMI Kiyoshi March 31, 2012 Rakuhoku Shuppan, 334p.
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MURAKAMI Kiyoshi March 31, 2012 Entanglement between Housewives and Labor: Its Issues and Movements, Rakuhoku Shuppan, 334p. ISBN-10:490312715X ISBN-13:978-4903127156, 3200 yen + tax [amazon][kinokuniya]

■Contents

The Past and Present of "the Situation as Housewives"

How have "housewives who have to work" and "housewives who do not go to work" been positioned or not positioned in the post war Japanese society? How have they responded to the condition and developed their movements?

■Table of Contents

◆Introductory Chapter
The Purpose of This Book and Its Structure

   Problem Consciousness
   Structure of This Book

◆Chapter 1
Question of Whether Housewives "Should Work": Reexamination of the "Housewife Debates"

   Phase of "Housewife Debates"
   Issues of "Housewife Debates"
   New Understanding Model of "Housewife Debates"
   Meaning of Practices Conducted by the Persons Concerned Since the Debates
   Summary

◆Chapter 2
What Are Problems of "Housewives as Part-time Workers?": About Evaluations to Initial Part-time Labor

   "Housewives as Part-time Labor" in Rapid Economic Growth
   Evaluation toward Part-time Labor
   Arrangement of Issues and Localization of the Problems
   Summary

◆Chapter 3
Housewives Fighting / Conflicting with the "Nature of Housewife": Practices at Tokyo Kunitachi City Public Hall in 1970s

   Search for "the Situation as Housewives"
   Making "the Situation as Housewives" itself an Issue
   Problem Institution concerning "the Situation as Housewives" Afterward
   Summary

◆Chapter 4
Fire "the Situation as Housewives"!: Combat of "the Housewives Front"

   Activities of "The Housewives Front" and Its Thoughts (1)
   Activities of "The Housewives Front" and Its Thoughts (2)
   Activities of "The Housewives Front" and Its Thoughts (3)
   Nature of Thoughts of The Housewives Front
   Summary

◆Chapter 5
"Housewives as Part-time Workers" Are Laborers: Making Every Effort by "the Association for Thinking about Women's Liberation from the Standpoint of Housewives" and "the Liaison Meeting of Part-time Workers and Unorganized Labors"

   "The Housewives Front," "the Association for Thinking about Women's Liberation from the Standpoint of Housewives," and "the Liaison Meeting of Part-time Workers and Unorganized Labors"
   A Subject of Part-time Working Are "not Labor Problem but Housewives' One"
   Criticism against "Statement that They Should Keep Working" and "Statement that Part-time Workers Work in order to Kill Time"
   A Subject of Part-time Working Are "not Housewives' Problem but Labor One"
   Summary

◆Chapter 6
What Is "Work" that Only Housewives Can Do?: Aporias of Workers' Collective

   Workers' Collective as Housewives' Work Practice
   Problems that Workers' Co-operative Unions in Japan Have Been Holding
   Where Is the Current Horizon of Workers' Collective?
   Prospect of Workers' Collective
   Summary

◆Final Chapter
The Future of Housewives and Women who Go to Work / Do not Work / Cannot Work

   Approach to the Issues
   Questioning "Housewives" at Present
   Conclusion

Afterword
Reference
Index


UP:July 17, 2012 REV:August 6, 2012 October 1, 2012
Translation by TAMURA Noriko
Proofread by KATAOKA Minoru
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