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Periodicals Women and Careers

“Women and Careers” is a periodical by the Research Institute for Women and Careers(RIWAC). In addition to research articles, it publishes records of the lectures and symposiums it hosts, and reports on the Institute’s operational activities. In addition, the journal also accepts submissions. This magazine is in the libraries of universities and research institutes throughout

Japan, and is also included in the reading collection of women’s groups etc. It hopes to position itself at the crossroads of research and information from Japan and abroad.

2018 NO.10

Preface

Symposium

  • “Why women are reluctant to become executives”
  • Part I, Keynote Speech “Building Leadership Beyond Gender Differences”    Michiko Homma
  • Part II, Panel discussion, Panelists Report                                                                         “Management level job aspiration of young women and men”    Nami Otsuki
    “Social and psychological factors interfering with promotion of women to managerial positions ”
    Kiriko Sakata
  • General discussion, Coordinator    Machiko Osawa

Contribution (Workshop reports)

  • “Better Work, Better Life”    Brigid Schulte
  • “Expanding Gender Equality in the Workplace: Lessons from a Sister”    Emily Murase

Article

  • Chinese female skilled migrants’ life careers: a case study in Japan
    Youqi Ye-Yuzawa / Reiko Nebashi-Nakahara

Book Reviews

  • Seiki no sekai・hiseiki no sekai - gendainihonroudoukeizaigaku no kihonmondai
    by Kambayashi Ryo
    Shufu part-timer no shoguu kakusa ha naze saiseisan sareru no ka: super market sangyou no gender bunseki by Young Kim
    Shin nihon no kaikyuushakai by Hashimoto Kenji    Machiko Osawa
  • Tsuma no shurou de fuufukankei ha ikani henka suru no ka by Junko Sangu    Fumiko Suzuki

Trends

  • Concerning Graduates’ Career Date in 2018     Ayako Kuroda
  • Special Seminar & Lectures in practical Ethics 2    Ikazaki Daisuke
  • The Interdepartmental Curriculum in Careers for Women in Contemporary Society                                                                            Noriko Koresawa
  • Relocation to Mejiro of The Faculty of Integrated Arts and Social Sciences and Women’s Career Studies    Yuji Nakanishi
  • Lifelong Learning Center    Kiyoe Sakamoto
  • Research and Development Center for Teacher Education    Shizuo Yoshizaki

Report on the RIWAC Project in 2018

Report on Activities of RIWAC in 2018

Editorial Guideline

2017 NO.9

Preface

Symposium

  • “Considering family change and new contemporary care”
  • “Thinking about social support for carers”   Eiko Horikoshi
  • ″Burden of family caring for the elderly at home”   Saeko Kikuzawa
  • “What I saw as a young carer”  Daiki Ide
  • “How to face the spreading double care”  Reiko Satsuka
  • “Masculinities and parental care: How men caregivers are seen through a gendered lense“
    Ryo Hirayama
  • General Discussion, Coordinator  Machiko Osawa  

Contributed Paper

  • An Empirical Analysis of the Impact of Japanese Enterprise Profitability on Gender Diversity in Economic Policies and Quota System:A Comparison with South Korean and Chinese Cases
    Hiromi Ishizuka
  • Work-Family Policies and Women’s Career Outcomes in South Korean Firms
    Choon Ha Yorum Beekman

Book Reviews

  • Kaigo suru musukotachi by Ryo Hirayama  Tadao Sunaga
  • Kyoiku to Career (kakusa no rennsa to wakamono) by Hiroshi Ishida  Sohei Aramaki

Trends

  • Concerning Graduates’ Career Date in 2017   Ayako Kuroda
  • Special Seminar & Lectures in practical Ethics 2  Yukie Hirayama
  • The Interdepartmental Curriculum in Careers for Women in Contemporary Society                                                                               Akira Baba
  • Women’s Career Studies in The Faculty of Integrated Arts and Social Sciences
    Takeshi Fujita
  • Lifelong Learning Center  Kiyoe Sakamoto
  • Research and Development Center for Teacher Education
    Shizuo Yoshizaki / Hiromi Sekiguchi

Report on the RIWAC Project in 2016

Report on Activities of RIWAC in 2016

Editorial Guideline

2016 NO.8

Preface

Symposium

  • “What can Universities do to Help the Career Development of Women?”
  • Final report“Comprehensive Research Concerning Career Support for Women and the Roles of Universities”
    Theme1;“Reanalyzing surveys on postwar society related to women and careers, and publicizing and using archives of surveys regarding women.”
    Theme2;“Research and development related to university-based reemployment assistance programs for women.”                           
  • “Second-Chance Labor Markets: Benefits for Women and Men.”  Mary C. Brinton  

Contributed Paper

Lessons from a land where women shine  Olle Folke and Johanna Rickne

Article

  • The Factors that Lead Female Physicians to Choose Part-Time Positions after Giving Birth
    Mayumi Naitou
  • Effect of Domestic Environment and Personal Characteristics on Life-career Orientation:
    A Comparison between Japan and Korea  Hoinam Nho

Book Reviews

  • Otoko ha tsurai yo zetsubou no jidai no kibou no danseigaku by Toshiyuki Tanaka
    Minako Konno
  • Kasoukasuru jyoseitachi : roudou to katei kara no haijyo to hinkon by Reiko Kosugi and Michiko Miyamoto  Masayuki Keida

Trends

  • Concerning Graduates’ Career Date in 2015   Ayako Kuroda
  • Special Seminar & Lectures in practical Ethics 2  Ryosuke Ishiguro
  • The Interdepartmental Curriculum in Careers for Women in Contemporary Society   
    Imajo Takashi
  • Women’s Career Studies in The Faculty of Integrated Arts and Social Sciences  
    Takeshi Fujita
  • Lifelong Learning Center  Kiyoe Sakamoto
  • Research and Development Center for Teacher Education  
    Shizuo Yoshizaki / Hiromi Sekiguchi

Report on the RIWAC Project in 2015

Report on Activities of RIWAC in 2015

Editorial Guideline

2015 NO.7

Preface

Symposium

  • the ikumen factor and Women workers in Japan
  • KenoteSpeech:Childcare,Husbands and changing gender roles.  Josuke Amada
  • Men as caregivers Panelist report 1:Nurturing a sustainable caregiving society.
    Akiko Doteuchi
  • Men as caregivers Panelist report 2:How do sons care for their parents?  Ryo Hirayama
  • Men as caregivers Panelist report 3:Asymmetry between wife and husband.  Akiko Nagai

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Lecture by‟Self Leadership Program”

Articles

  • Promoting active participation by women in the financial industry.  Tomoko Komagawa
  • Contributed Paper: How Initial Career Commitment Influences Later Career Development.    Machiko Osawa and Xinxin Ma

Book Review

  • 「Joshi」no Tanjou by Izumi Yonezawa.  Yuko Ishizaki
  • Affirmative Action no Yukue by Masaki Kawashima.   Myoung Jung Kim

Trends

  • Concerning Graduates’ Career Date in 2014.  Ayako Kuroda
  • Special Seminar & Lectures in practical Ethics 2.  Akiko Matsumori
  • The Interdepartmental Curriculum in Careers for Women in Contemporary Society.
    Haruka Nukada
  • Women’s Career Studies in The Faculty of Integrated Arts and Social Sciences.
    Takeshi Fujita
  • Lifelong Learning Center.  Mako Takato
  • Research and Development Center for Teacher Education.
    Shizuo Yoshizaki / Hiromi Sekiguchi 

Report on the RIWAC Project in 2014

Report on Activities of RIWAC in 2014

Editorial Guideline

 

2014 NO.6

Preface

Symposium

  • What needs to be done to promote women’s participation in the economy
  • What are necessary now for the promotion of diversity and women’s representation in the workplace? : The ethics and institutions in Europe and the United States, and the current situations and problems of Japan.  Kazuo Yamaguchi
  • Results from a Survey of Women and Career Patterns  Machiko Osawa
  • Women Empowerment as Japan’s Growth Strategy  Riwa Sakamoto
  • Workplace Factors to Promote of Women’s Economic Activities  Emiko Takeishi
  • Training and Women  Masako Kurosawa

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The flash reports on‟The Results of Research on Teaching Licenses and Women’s Careers”

Articles

  • Factors influencing on differencesamong wives of business owners: An case study at a textile town in Hokuriku area   Saori Miyashita
  • Developing a Syllabus Focusing on Women’s Life Planning: Its Practice and Evaluation in the Career Education   Naoko Osada / Yukiko Yabuta
  • Study on a labor force participation rate of French women   Sumie Inoue

Book Review

  • 「Rodou」no syakaibunnseki-Jikan・Kukan・Jenda(COTTONS AND CASUALS)Miriam Glucksmann    Minoru Takada
  • Tagentekikyouseisyakai no kousou   Suganuma Takashi, Katouda Hiroshi, and Kouno Tetuya   Syunsuke Hirino

Trends

  • Concerning the Graduates’ Career Date in 2013  Ayako Kuroda
  • Special Seminar & Lectures in practical Ethics 2   Katsushi Sato
  • The Interdepartmental Curriculum in Careers for Women in Contemporary Society
    Noriko Nagata
  • Women’s Career Studies in The Faculty of Integrated Arts and Social Sciences
    Tomomi Endo
  • Lifelong Learning Center  Mako Takato
  • Research and Development Center for Teacher Education  Sizuo Yosizaki / Hiromi Sekiguti

Report on the RIWAC Project in 2013

Report on Activities of RIWAC in 2013

Editorial Guideline

2013 NO.5

Preface

Symposium

  • Women’s Career Transition and the Role of the University
  • The Results of research on Japanese Women and Careers   Machiko Osawa
  • The university’s Role in Helping Women Re-enter the Labor Market   Connie Dato English
  • Women’s Career Transitions & the Role of the Universities in Korea   Samgeun Kwak
  • Women in the French labor market: the University facing new challenges   Charlyne Millet
  • Women’s Re-employment Support Program at Showa Women’s University  Natsuko Kohara

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The flash reports on “The Research of Women’s Career Support and the Role of University”

Articles

  • University’s Educational Challenge to Develop Leadership Skills of Women: Through the Course of “Business Leadership” at Women’s University  Toru Anzai
  • A Japan-Korea comparative study on female university students’ attitudes towards marriage and occupational career with a focus on the effects of globalization  Hiroko Nishikawa

Trends

  • Women’s Career Studies in The Faculty of Integrated Arts and Social Sciences  Tomomi Endo
  • Special Seminar & Lectures in practical Ethics 2   Takamasa Koyama
  • The Interdepartmental Curriculum in Careers for Women in Contemporary Society  Yoshiko Taya
  • Lifelong Learning Center   Mako Takato
  • Concerning the Graduates’ Career Data in 2012   Ayako Kuroda

Report of the RIWAC Project in 2012

Report on activities of the RIWAC in 2012

Editorial Guideline

 

2012 NO.4

Preface   Masami Iwata

Lectures

  • Women in Disaster and Recovery
  • Disaster and Recovery From a Gender Perspective Akiko Domoto

Articles

Survey of Japanese Women and Careers: Cambodian Households Headed by Married Women Haruko Suzuki

Trends

  • Women’s Career Studies in The Faculty of Integrated Arts and Social Sciences   Toshimitsu Tabe
  • Special Seminar & Lectures in practical Ethics 2   Katsuhiro Minemura
  • The Interdepartmental Curriculum in Careers for Women in Contemporary Society  Hiroko Kurata
  • Lifelong Learning Center   Mako Takato
  • Concerning the Graduates’ Career Data in 2011  Ayako Kuroda

Report of the SPSS Seminar  Nho Hoinan

Report on Activities of the RIWAC

Editorial Guideline

 

2011 NO.3

Preface   Masami Iwata

Lecture

An Overview of Research on Women in Thailand: From Mainstream to Feminist     Virada Somsawadi

Articles

  • Social Survey Archives on Women and Career: RIWAC・DA   Junko Sangu and Shuko Nakada
  • Social Surveys on Women and Career in Postwar Japan:  Focusing on Career Concepts    Fumiya Onaka
  • The Meaning of Career Development for Women : Learn from Ayako Ohba’s Survey   Masami Iwata
  • A Study on the Quality-Survey of Women’s Life-Course: Considering TANINO Setsu’s Questionnaire Surveys Conducted During the War   Mako Takato

Trends

  • Women’s Career Studies Mirror in the faculty of Integrated Arts and Social Sciences Toshimitsu Tabe
  • Special Seminar & Lectures in Practical Ethics 2   Sanae Murai
  • The Interdepartmental Curriculum in Careers for Women in Contemporary Society   Hiroko Kurata
  • Lifelong Learning Center   Hatusuko Niimi
  • Concerning the Graduates’ career data in 2010    Harumi Nakano

Report on Activities of the RIWAC

Editorial Guideline

 

2010 NO.2

Preface  Masami Iwata  ⅰ

Special Issues

(1) Lecture & Symposium

  • Women’s Life Course and their Career Development
  • Lecture: Work-life Balance and Equal Opportunity Employment   Hiroki Sato

(2) Round-table Talk

Supporting Women’s Second Careers: What the Business World and Universities Can Do Humio Oka, Makoto Kaneko and Naoko Thornton Fuwa

Articles

  • The social psychological consideration for labyrinth to women’s leadership in Japan Michiko Homma
  • Differentiation of women college graduates lifecourse   Mioko Nakamura

Trends

  • Women’s Career Studies Mirror in the faculty of Integrated Arts and Social Sciences  Tomomi Endo
  • Special Seminar & Lectures in Practical Ethics 2 Kenji Akimoto
  • The role of the Interdepartmental Curriculum in Careers for Women in Contemporary Society    Kei Sasai
  • Lifelong Learning Center: The Lifelong Learning Programs of 2009   Hatsuko Niimi
  • The Recurrent Education Program    Naoko Thornton Fuwa
  • Concerning the Graduates’ career data in 2009    Harumi Nakano

Report on Activities of the RIWAC

Editorial Guideline

2009 NO.1

Preface

  • Special Issue: Lecture & Symposium
  • Seeking Diversity inWomen’sSocial participation: Today’s Challenging
  • Lecture: Differentials among Women   Toshiaki Tachibanaki
  • Symposium   Mari Osawa/ Kimiko Kimoto/ Machiko Osawa

Articles

  • A Study on the relevance of undergraduate courses to their graduates’ occupational Careers: the case of The Integrated Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences   Hideo Iwaki
  • Career Development of Highly-Educated Women who have discontinued their Career: From Examples at the Japan Women’s University’s “Recurrent Education and Re-employment System”   keiko Fukuzawa

Trend

  • Women’s Career Studies Mirror in the faculty of Integrated Arts and Social Sciences  Tazuko kobayashi
  • Founding the Interdepartmental Curriculum in Careers for Women in Contemporary Society   Mako Takato
  • After the First Two Years of the Recurrent Education-Reemployment System   Naoko Thornton Fuwa
  • Emplyment Status of the Students, and JWU Career Support System    Harumi Nakano

Report on Activities of the RIWAC

Editorial Guideline

RIWAC News Letter

RIWAC publishes an annual newsletter detailing the Institutions activities. It is reported in an easy-to-understand format, using photographs and illustrations, etc.

RIWAC NEWS LETTER  2018 vol.9

RIWAC NEWS LETTER 2017 vol.8

RIWAC NEWS LETTER 2016 vol.7

RIWAC NEWS LETTER 2015 vol.6

RIWAC NEWS LETTER  2014 vol.5

RIWAC NEWS LETTER 2013 vol.4

RIWAC NEWS LETTER 2012 vol.3

RIWAC NEWS LETTER 2011 vol.2

RIWAC NEWS LETTER 2010 vol.1

Reports of Research Project

These consist mainly of research reports on study projects sponsored by the Institute. Reports are published on a variety of studies conducted to date.

The Results of Research on Women’s Career Support and the Role of University

The Results of Research on Teaching Licenses and Women’s Careers

The Results of Research on Japanese Women and Careers

Publications by researchers

These are publications in which members of the Institute are involved.

*All publications are written in Japanese.

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