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The Japanese educational challenge : a commitment to children

Author: Merry I White
Publisher: New York : Free Press ; London : Collier Macmillan, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the Japanese commitment to education, discusses the position of teachers and the structure of the school system, and looks at the cultural background of students.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
White, Merry I., 1941-
Japanese educational challenge.
New York : Free Press ; London : Collier Macmillan, ©1987
(OCoLC)565202681
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Merry I White
ISBN: 002933800X 9780029338001
OCLC Number: 14819016
Description: x, 210 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Resources and mobilization : a backdrop for the centrality of education in Japan --
Motivation and mores : cultural prerequisites for learning --
Japanese schools : perspectives from history --
Japanese schools today --
A paradise for teachers? --
Learning at mother's knee --
Elementary schools : harmony and cooperation --
Secondary schools : a crisis of engagement --
Japan in transition : nostalgia and reform in a postindustrial society --
A choice for children.
Responsibility: Merry White.

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Examines the Japanese commitment to education, discusses the position of teachers and the structure of the school system, and looks at the cultural background of students.

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