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Title The challenge of Eastern Asian education : implications for America / edited by William K. Cummings and Philip G. Altbach
Published Albany : State University of New York Press, [1997]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 337 pages) : illustrations
Series SUNY series, frontiers in education
SUNY series, frontiers in education.
Contents Disruption and reconnection : counseling young adolescents in Japanese schools / Gerald K. LeTendre -- Human capital formation and school expansion in Asia : does a unique regional model exist? / David P. Baker, Donald B. Holsinger -- Private education in Eastern Asia / William K. Cummings -- Lessons from Japanese cram schools / Nancy Ukai Russell -- Education and work in Japan : implications for policy / Sam Stern -- Education policies in Taiwan (China) and Hong Kong / Kin Bing Wu
Improving school-community relations in Thailand / Christopher W. Wheeler, James Gallagher, Maureen McDonough ... (et al.) -- Differences that make a difference : explaining Japan's success / Thomas P. Rohlen -- Education and state development : lessons for the United States? / S. Gopinathan -- Role of state in educational reform in the People's Republic of China / Nina Y. Borevskaya -- Human resource development : the J-Model / William K. Cummings
Roots of Japanese educational achievement : helping children develop bonds to school / Catherine C. Lewis -- East Asian version of whole-class teaching / Harold W. Stevenson, Shinying Lee -- Looking in the Chinese mirror : reflecting on moral-political education in the United States / Gay Garland Red -- Chinese teachers as mirrors of reform possibilities / Lynn Paine -- Restructuring Japanese high schools : reforms for diversity / Nobuo K. Shimahara
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-327) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Education and state -- East Asia -- Cross-cultural studies.
Education and state -- United States -- Cross-cultural studies.
Education -- East Asia -- Cross-cultural studies.
Education -- United States -- Cross-cultural studies.
Genre/Form Cross-cultural studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Altbach, Philip G.
Cummings, William K.
ISBN 0585089744 (electronic bk.)
0791432831 (hc ; acid-free paper)
079143284X (pb ; acid-free paper)
9780585089744 (electronic bk.)
9780791432839 (hc ; acid-free paper)
9780791432846 (pb ; acid-free paper)