By June A. Gordon,Hidenori Fujita,Takehiko Kariya,Gerald LeTendre
In this quantity, 8 major eastern students current their examine on profound and delicate matters dealing with eastern society, a lot of which has now not been to be had to the English-speaking international. touring from Japan to interact in a special discussion board at collage of California, they joined eminent Professors Befu, DeVos, and Rohlen to deliver over 50 top students modern at the international demanding situations dealing with Japan and the way schooling has and should play into the reformulation of its id. Chapters study such subject matters as schooling coverage alterations, the schooling of minorities, together with the Burakumin, the hegemony of school front examinations, social mobility and uncomplicated human rights, elevated monetary festival and international migration, political impacts on academic reform, and the way forward for jap education.
June A. Gordon is a Professor on the collage of California at Santa Cruz. Hidenori Fujita is a Professor at overseas Christian college (ICU). Takehiko Kariya is a Professor at college of Oxford. Gerald LeTendre is a Professor on the Pennsylvania country University.
Additional participants: Harumi Befu, George A. DeVos, Haruhiko Kanegae, Taeyoung Kim, Yoshiro Nabeshima, Naomi Noiri, Akira Sakai, and Mamoru Tsukada.
“An acutely perceptive set of essays supplying clean insights into a number of the such a lot misunderstood elements of eastern schooling this day. a lot past due, it units the level for brand new methods of seeing jap schooling within the comparative gentle of globalization.”
—Thomas P. Rohlen, Professor Emeritus, Freeman Spogli Institute for foreign Studies
"Finally, a quantity that conveys the views of best eastern students and activists at the complexities of education in Japan! This attractive quantity is a wonderful source for all these drawn to the pedagogical discourses, political forces, and fiscal dynamics using Japan's contemporary makes an attempt at schooling reform."
—Susan D. Holloway, college of California, Berkeley Graduate institution of Education