The secret of Japan's trade expansion, by Isoshi Asahi

[目次]

  • CONTENTS
  • FOREWORD BY THE AUTHOR / 1
  • LIST OF CHARTS / 7
  • LIST OF TABLES / 7
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY / 9
  • Chapter I: INTRODUCTORY / 1
  • Chapter II: JAPAN AND FOREIGN TRADE / 8
  • Chapter III: FALLACY OF"EXCHANGE DUMPING" / 12
  • Chapter IV: SECRET OF JAPAN'S COMMERCIAL EXPANSION / 19
  • (1) Rationalisation / 19
  • (2) Increase of Efficiency and Reduction of Costs / 25
  • (A) General Outlook / 25
  • (B) Cotton Spinning and Weaving / 26
  • Comparison of the Japanese and the English Cotton Industries / 33
  • Outline of Dr.Kojima's Study / 35
  • (C) Coal Mining / 37
  • (D) Artificial Silk / 38
  • (E) Railway Work Shops / 39
  • (F) Chinaware / 45
  • (3) Superior Nature of Japanese Labour and Workmanship / 46
  • (4) Characteristics of the Japanese Workman / 49
  • Being Industrious / 49
  • Being Competitive / 50
  • Being Studious / 52
  • Being Dexterous / 54
  • Love of Nature / 55
  • Chapter V: CONDITIONS OF LABOUR IN JAPAN / 56
  • (1) General Outlook / 56
  • (2) Special Factors in Japanese Conditions of Labour. / 61
  • 1. Population and Resources / 61
  • 2. Difference in the Mode of Living / 66
  • 3. Short Duration of Employment / 66
  • 4. Family System and Welfare Work / 67
  • 5. Mistake of Converting Japanese Wages at Current Exchange Rates / 68
  • 6. Intensification of Labour and Seasonal Labour. / 69
  • (3) Working Hours and Rest Days / 70
  • Hours of Work / 70
  • Rest Days / 72
  • (4) Wages and Cost of Living / 73
  • Nominal Wages / 73
  • Cost of Living and Real Wages / 74
  • Supplementary Wages / 83
  • (5) Welfare Work / 86
  • Introductory / 86
  • 1. Allowances / 90
  • 2. Living Quarters and Dormitories / 95
  • 3. Health and Medical Attention / 96
  • 4. Supply of Articles / 97
  • 5. Education / 99
  • 6. Culture,Recreation and Amusement / 100
  • 7. Welfare Funds / 102
  • Chapter VI: WORKERS' STANDARD OF LIVING / 104
  • (1) Difference in the Mode of Living / 104
  • (2) Workers' Standard of Living / 112
  • Savings / 116
  • Chapter VII: CONCLUSION / 117
  • APPENDIX: Full Text of the Preliminary Report on the Mission of Mr.F.Maruette,(Assistant Director of the International Labour Office)to Japan-April 3rd to 21st,1934.Published at Geneva on June 1,1934 / 121
  • PICTORIAL SECTION: (Sixty‐Five photographs)
  • 1. Interior of a silk filature.
  • 2. Elimination of one process in cotton spinning.
  • 3. Individual driven motor in cotton spinning.
  • 4. Two votive stone lanterns in the shrine of the patron gods of a factory.
  • 5. Chuisho bako.
  • 6-10. Steam locomotive overhaul at Ōmiya Works.
  • 11-26. Life in dormitories.
  • 27-36. Education in dormitories.
  • 37-49. Physical culture.
  • 50-55. Workers'clubs.
  • 56-60. Medical attention.
  • 61-65. Annual or semi‐annual events.

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書名 The secret of Japan's trade expansion, by Isoshi Asahi
著作者等 Asahi, Isoshi
書名別名 Japan's trade expansion
出版元 The International Association of Japan
刊行年月 1934
言語 英語
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