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  • Britain's Educational Reformby Mike Howarth

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 200.00

    Questions many of Britain's idiosyncratic attitudes towards education and argues that Britain could learn from Japan and improve education and vocational training considerably. more...

  • The History of Modern Japanese Educationby Benjamin Duke

    Rutgers University Press 2008; US$ 39.95

    The History of Modern Japanese Education is the first account in English of the construction of a national school system in Japan, as outlined in the 1872 document, the Gakusei. Divided into three parts tracing decades of change, the book begins by exploring the feudal background for the Gakusei during the Tokugawa era which produced the initial leaders... more...

  • War Memory, Nationalism and Education in Postwar Japanby Yoshiko Nozaki

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 49.95

    This innovative book examines the history textbook controversy in Japan. It sets the controversy in the context of debates about memory and education, and in relation to evolving politics both within Japan, and in Japan's relations with its neighbours and former colonies. Winner of the American Educational Research Association  2009 Outstanding... more...

  • Language and Education in Japanby Professor Yasuko Kanno

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 100.00

    The first critical ethnography of bilingual education in Japan. Based on fieldwork at five different schools, this examines the role of schools in the unequal distribution of bilingualism as cultural capital. It argues that schooling gives children unequal access to bilingualism thus socializing them into different futures. more...

  • Engineers in Japan and Britainby Kevin McCormick

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00

    Using careful and systematic comparisons, Kevin McCormick locates the differences between rhetoric and reality to dismiss both the inflated claims of the 1980s and the excessive detraction of the 1990s with Japan's prolonged recession. more...

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