By Robert Jay Lifton
In Japan, "hibakusha" capacity "the humans laid low with the explosion"--specifically, the explosion of the atomic bomb in Hiroshima in 1945. during this vintage examine, winner of the 1969 nationwide booklet Award in technology, Lifton reviews the mental results of the bomb on 90,000 survivors. He sees this research as offering a final likelihood to understand--and be influenced to avoid--nuclear warfare. This compassionate remedy is an important contribution to the atomic age.
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In the public corporation, Skinner finds "aborted careers" to be the usual fate. A national ministry supervises this corporation, and as a means to regularize its own internal promotion flow, the ministry regularly posts its own civil servants out to tours of duty in the corporation. So upper-level positions in the corporation are "colonized" by the ministry, and few men are promoted from the inside. Employees find themselves moved arbitrarily, often on short notice, to new assignments, so that they can form no clear idea of what ''normal" career progress ought to be.
These are case studies. We do not offer them as representative of all Japan, the typical picture of the tenured worker. In a "growth industry," whether in the public or private sector, the promotion and assignment outlook can be very bright indeed. But we are suggesting that figures on lifetime employment in Japan are not very significant in the absence of figures on lifetime opportunity. Can you survive outside the organization? The men described in Part Two are in the ideal-type industrial Page 10 career setting; continuity in their working life is supplied by the framework of a large organization.
9 million. 7 percent. After 1950 (estimates are far too poor to use for 1940-1950), growth of employment was in some respects even more dramatic than the prewar period, It rose from almost 36 million in 1950 to 53 million in 1975 an absolute expansion in 95 years greater than that for the 65 years from 1875 to 1940. (Prior to 1955, the count in. 3 million in 1975. 1 percent in the 1960's, continuing the acceleration experienced in the prewar decades. Since 1970, the rate of climb has eased considerably, largely reflecting the sharp fall in birthrates in the 1950's.
Death in Life: Survivors of Hiroshima by Robert Jay Lifton