O fenômeno do Karōshi e seu dano existencial coletivo

Palavras-chave: Direito do trabalho, Direitos fundamentais, Morte por excesso de trabalho (Karōshi), Existencialismo, Dano existencial


Debate o fenômeno do 過労死 (Karōshi), enquadrando-o como um problema social relacionado ao trabalho. Apresenta-o como uma morte súbita decorrente do (excesso) de trabalho. Apresenta o Karōshi como uma forma particular e singular de workaholismo japonês, enraizado em sua própria sistemática de trabalho. Conceitua o Karōshi como uma singularidade da cultura japonesa e como um dano existencial para além do evento individual da morte do trabalhador. Conclui que o Karōshi e, também o Karōjisatsu, perpassam a linha da pessoalidade do dano e devem ser tidos como uma forma de dano existencial coletivo.


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Biografia do Autor

Lauro Ericksen, Centro Universitário Facex (UniFacex), Natal, RN, Brasil.

Professor at the Centro Universitário Facex (UniFacex), Natal, RN, in graduate program on Law and Work Process. PhD in Philosophy (2016) from the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte. Degree in Law (2008) at the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN). Studies in Law and Work Process (2010) at the Universidade Cândido Mendes in Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil. Public servant at the Tribunal Regional do Trabalho 21.


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Como Citar
Ericksen, L. (2020). O fenômeno do Karōshi e seu dano existencial coletivo. Civitas - Revista De Ciências Sociais, 20(3), 476-487. https://doi.org/10.15448/1984-7289.2020.2.34255