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By June A. Gordon,Hidenori Fujita,Takehiko Kariya,Gerald LeTendre

In this quantity, 8 top jap students current their learn on profound and delicate matters dealing with eastern society, a lot of which has now not been to be had to the English-speaking global. touring from Japan to have interaction in a different discussion board at collage of California, they joined eminent Professors Befu, DeVos, and Rohlen to carry over 50 top students brand new at the worldwide demanding situations dealing with Japan and the way schooling has and should play into the reformulation of its id. Chapters learn such themes as schooling coverage alterations, the schooling of minorities, together with the Burakumin, the hegemony of faculty front examinations, social mobility and easy 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 college of California at Santa Cruz. Hidenori Fujita is a Professor at foreign Christian collage (ICU). Takehiko Kariya is a Professor at college of Oxford. Gerald LeTendre is a Professor on the Pennsylvania kingdom 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 delivering clean insights into a few of the so much misunderstood elements of eastern schooling this present day. a lot late, it units the level for brand spanking new methods of seeing eastern schooling within the comparative mild of globalization.”

Thomas P. Rohlen, Professor Emeritus, Freeman Spogli Institute for overseas Studies

"Finally, a quantity that conveys the views of most sensible eastern students and activists at the complexities of education in Japan! This enticing quantity is a superb source for all these attracted to the pedagogical discourses, political forces, and monetary dynamics using Japan's fresh makes an attempt at schooling reform."

Susan D. Holloway, college of California, Berkeley Graduate college of Education

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