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Handbook of Asian education : a cultural perspective

Author: Yong Zhao
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2011.
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Describes educational practices in Asia and explains and interprets these practices from cultural, historical, and economic perspectives. This title documents the accomplishments and achievements of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Cross-cultural studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Handbook of Asian education.
New York : Routledge, 2011
(DLC) 2010024116
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Yong Zhao
ISBN: 9781410618740 1410618749 9781136721298 1136721290 9780203816318 0203816315 1283442159 9781283442152
OCLC Number: 782917762
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 558 pages)
Contents: Cultural overview of education in Sinic civilization Guofang / Li And Ming Fang He --
Educational governance and management in Sinic societies / Nicholas Sun-Keung Pang --
Curriculum and assessment / John Chi-Kin Lee [and others] --
Teachers and teaching in Sinic education / Guofang Li [and others] --
Learners and learning in Sinic societies / Ming Fang He [and others] --
Home and community in Sinic education / Guofang Li [and others] --
Challenges and future directions in Sinic education / Jing Lei and Jianwei Zhang --
Education of immigrants from Sinic civilization / Desiree Baolian Qin [and others] --
Cultural overview of education in Japanese civilization: adaptive learning at the global periphery / Kaori H. Okano --
Who runs Japan's schools?: Education governance and management / Robert Aspinall --
The politics of school curriculum and assessment in Japan / Ryuko Kubota --
Teachers and teaching in Japan: professional Mecca or pressure cooker? / Catherine Lewis --
Learners and learning: structures, practices and purposes / Peter Cave --
The changing relationship between the home and school in Japan / Ryoko Tsuneyoshi --
A nation's school unhinged?: Challenges and future directions for Japanese education / June A. Gordon --
Japanese immigrant and transient students in The United States / Yoshiko Nozaki --
Cultural overview of Islam and education / Nagwa M. Megahed --
Education in The United Arab Emirates: a socio-cultural analysis / Ali S. Ibrahim --
Education in the Sultanate of Oman: the conflict and the harmony of modernity and traditions / Hamood Al-Harthi --
Malaysian education system: a cultural perspective / T. Subahan Mohd Meerah [and others] --
Education of immigrant children from Islamic cultures / Jing Lei --
Cultural overview of the education systems in Buddhist countries / David T. Gamage --
Developments in Sri Lankan system of education: third century BC to the twenty first century AD / David T. Gamage and Prasad Setunga --
Thailand: development of education system since 1220 / Pachrapimon Sooksomchitra Fox and David T. Gamage --
Education system in Bhutan since 747 AD to the first decade of the 21st century / Tandin Wangmo Phuentsholiag and Kinga Choden --
Immigrant children from Asian Buddhist countries: issues in education and adjustment / Wei Qiu, Naiyi Xie, and Yong Zhao --
A cultural overview of education in Hindu civilization / Sheshagiri K.M. --
Colonialism, modernism, neo-liberalism: problematizing education in India / Gaysu R. Arvind --
Learners and learning in India: history, perspectives and contexts / Disha Nawani and Manish Jain --
Indian Americans and the social-cultural context of education / Khyati Y. Joshi.
Responsibility: editor, Yong Zhao ; co-editors, Jing Lei [and others].
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"This thoroughly researched and well-organized handbook of Asian education is a most welcome addition to the literature." --Pacific Affairs Volume 85, Issue 1 "The Handbook of Asian Education is an Read more...

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