「過労自殺」の社会学:——法理論と制度運用に着目して—— The Sociology of “Karo-Jisatsu” (Suicide Induced by Overwork)

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Abstract

“Karo-Jisatsu” (suicide induced by overwork) has often been connected to criticisms of Japanese society for its self-sacrificing labor culture and merciless economics. This argument merely repeats the legal and critical discourse of “Karo-Jisatsu” and voids the legal fiction of individuals with a responsibility to be critical of society. Moreover, at the level of practice, neither the cancelling of the fiction nor the issue of social criticism has been pursued. Contrary to the previous seemingly “sociological” explanations, our society neither operates strictly nor abandons easily the modern fiction of “intention”. The sociology of suicide should illuminate the various aspects of the fiction in our society.

Journal

  • The Annual Review of Sociology

    The Annual Review of Sociology 2012(25), 168-179, 2012

    The Kantoh Sociological Society

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  • NII Article ID (NAID)
    130005076358
  • NII NACSIS-CAT ID (NCID)
    AN10521390
  • Text Lang
    ENG
  • ISSN
    0919-4363
  • NDL Article ID
    023988055
  • NDL Call No.
    Z6-4116
  • Data Source
    NDL  J-STAGE 
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