Publications

1987
Gordon, Andrew. “The Right to Work in Japan: Labor and the State in the Depression.” Social Research 54, no. 2 (1987): 247-272. Full Article URLAbstract
At the beginning of the Great Depression, no successful foreign model of social security for workers existed, so the Japanese were forced to develop their own solutions. The author analyzes Japanese worker and managerial responses to the crisis of the Great Depression and their continuing impact.
1985
The Evolution of Labor Relations in Japan: Heavy Industry, 1853-1955
Gordon, Andrew. The Evolution of Labor Relations in Japan: Heavy Industry, 1853-1955. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1985. Publisher's Website

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