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Gary R. Saxonhouse
Regents of the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1382)

FO-50014-05
Fellowships for Advanced Social Science Research on Japan
Research Programs

Totals:
$40,000 (approved)
$40,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/2005 – 6/30/2006

The Evolution of Labor Standards in Japan: Human Rights, Scientific Management, and International Economic Conflict

This project seeks to understand how Japanese labor standards came to be transformed between the mid-1880s and the mid-1930s, and the extent to which these changes actually improved the welfare of working Japanese. Japan's experience, in particular, can be a laboratory within which competing claims about the relative efficacy of ILO (International Labor Organization) dialogue versus international trade sanctions can be explored.