Publications

1996
Conditions for the Disappearance of the Japanese Working-Class Movement
Gordon, Andrew. “Conditions for the Disappearance of the Japanese Working-Class Movement.” In Putting Class in Its Place: Worker Identities in East Asia, edited by Elizabeth J. Perry. Berkeley, CA: Institute of East Asian Studies, 1996. Publisher's Website
Portraits of the Japanese Workplace: Labor Movements, Workers, and Managers
Kumazawa, Makoto. Portraits of the Japanese Workplace: Labor Movements, Workers, and Managers. Edited by Andrew Gordon. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1996. Publisher's Website
1993
Contests for the Workplace
Gordon, Andrew. “Contests for the Workplace.” In Postwar Japan as History, edited by Andrew Gordon. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1993. Publisher's Version
Postwar Japan as History
Gordon, Andrew, ed. Postwar Japan as History. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1993. Publisher's Website
1991
Labor and Imperial Democracy in Prewar Japan
Gordon, Andrew. Labor and Imperial Democracy in Prewar Japan. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1991. Publisher's Website
1989
Araki Toichiro and the Shaping of Labor Management
Gordon, Andrew. “Araki Toichiro and the Shaping of Labor Management.” In Japanese Management in Historical Perspective, edited by Tsunehiko Yui and Keiichiro Nakagawa. Tokyo: University of Tokyo Press, 1989. Publisher's Website
The Business Lobby and Bureaucrats in Labor, 1911-1945
Gordon, Andrew. “The Business Lobby and Bureaucrats in Labor, 1911-1945.” In Managing Industrial Enterprise: Cases from Japan’s Prewar Experience, edited by William Wray. Cambridge, MA: Council on East Asian Studies, Harvard University Press, 1989.
1988
Gordon, Andrew. “The Crowd and Politics in Tokyo, 1905-1918.” Past and Present 121 (1988): 141-170. Full Article URL
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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