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dc.contributor.authorDEBNÁR, Milošen
dc.contributor.authorYASUI, Daisukeen
dc.contributor.authorTAROMARU, Hiroshien
dc.contributor.alternativeデブナール, ミロシュja
dc.contributor.alternative安井, 大輔ja
dc.contributor.alternative太郎丸, 博ja
dc.contributor.transcriptionヤスイ, ダイスケja-Kana
dc.contributor.transcriptionタロウマル, ヒロシja-Kana
dc.description.abstractIn this paper, we use panel data on occupations, industries and inequality in Japan between the years 1985 to 2005 and analyse their change in global and nonglobal regions. Considering the social polarization hypothesis from the global cities theories implying specific character of changes in such cities, our results show that growth of specific occupations and industries in Tokyo and Osaka was not faster than in other regions, that there is only partial support for the proposed casual relation between industrial and occupational change, and most importantly, that these changes in particular occupations and industries do not lead to higher growth of inequality in global regions. Consequently, it can be argued that social polarization in the terms of previous theories is not characteristic for global cities in Japan. Thus, income inequality is indeed growing and is relatively strongly affected by de-industrialization, yet it leads to greater inequalities in the middle stratum rather than bipolarization of the income groups. This leads us to conclude that both Tokyo and Osaka, while strongly engaging in the global economy, are still heavily influenced by, and reflect, the national markets rather than global economy which causes a relative lack of difference with other regions as well.en
dc.publisher.alternativeDepartment of Sociology, Faculty of Letters, Kyoto Universityen
dc.title<論文>Global Cities and Social Polarization in Japan: Industries, Occupations and Inequality in Comparison with Other Regionsen
dc.typedepartmental bulletin paper-
dc.type.niitypeDepartmental Bulletin Paper-
dc.identifier.jtitle京都社会学年報 : KJSja
dc.address.alternativeAssistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social Studies, Doshisha Universityja
dc.address.alternativeResearch Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Scienceja
dc.address.alternativeAssosiate Professor, Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto Universityja
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dc.identifier.jtitle-alternativeKyoto Journal of Sociologyen
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