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Quality of Life and Working Life in Comparison

by György Széll (Volume editor) Ute Széll (Volume editor)
Conference proceedings VIII, 404 Pages

Summary

The topic on the quality of life and working life in a comparative perspective between Japan and Germany is of high relevance for the sustainability of our societies. The interdisciplinary approaches from the diverse fields of social sciences, i.e. sociology, psychology, economics, political science, architecture and environmental studies cover the diverse issue as well from a theoretical, empirical and historical perspective. The volume assembles the 26 best contributions to the 10th meeting of the German-Japanese Society for Social Sciences, which took place in August 2008 in Osnabrück.

Details

Pages
VIII, 404
ISBN (Hardcover)
9783631586334
Language
English
Published
Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien, 2009. VIII, 404 pp., num. fig., tables and graphs

Biographical notes

György Széll (Volume editor) Ute Széll (Volume editor)

The Editors: György Széll, Prof. em. Dr. sc. pol., is the Director of the Japan Research Centre at the University of Osnabrück (Germany). He was Vicepresident of the German-Japanese Society for Social Sciences, and is fellow of the EU Institute in Japan, Tokyo Consortium. Ute Széll, doctorate in literature and history, is a fellow at the Institute for the Cultural History of Early Modern Times at the University of Osnabrück.

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