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Author Ogasawara, Yuko, 1960-

Title Office ladies and salaried men : power, gender, and work in Japanese companies / Yuko Ogasawara.

Published Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, c1998.


Physical description xiii, 221 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-211) and index.
Contents 1. The Japanese Labor Market and Office Ladies -- 2. Why Office Ladies Do Not Organize -- 3. Gossip -- 4. Popularity Poll -- 5. Acts of Resistance -- 6. Men Curry Favor with Women -- App. B. Profiles of Sarariman and Office Ladies Interviewed -- App. C. Profiles of Fifteen Office Ladies at Tozai Bank -- App. D. Profiles of Interviewees on Valentine's Day Gift-Giving -- App. E. Summary of Telephone Interviews with Sarariman Wives Regarding White Day.
Subject Women white collar workers -- Japan -- Interviews.
Businessmen -- Japan -- Interviews.
Women -- Japan -- Psychology.
Sex role in the work environment -- Japan.
Office politics -- Japan.
Control (Psychology)
ISBN 0520210433 (alk. paper)
0520210441 (alk. paper)