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Christopher Bjork

in High-Stakes Schooling: What We Can Learn from Japan's Experiences with Testing, Accountability, and Education Reform

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226309385
eISBN:
9780226309552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309552.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Chapter one introduces the global political setting of the debates surrounding best education practices. Arguments for standardized testing and austere accountability measures are clashing with those ... More


School Discipline and Academic Achievement in Japan

Hiroshi Ishida and Satoshi Miwa

in Improving Learning Environments: School Discipline and Student Achievement in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778039
eISBN:
9780804781688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778039.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines the low levels of disorder and delinquency in Japanese schools. Greater discipline in Japanese schools comes from comparatively high levels of parental expectations, ... More


Poverty Abroad: Hawai‘i’s Sugar Fields

James L. Huffman

in Down and Out in Late Meiji Japan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780824872915
eISBN:
9780824877866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824872915.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter too shows how poverty among Japanese immigrants on Hawai’ian sugar plantations differed from that in Japan’s cities. It begins with the reasons for immigration and the locales from which ... More


Children of Immigrants: Educational Mobilities

Gracia Liu-Farrer

in Immigrant Japan: Mobility and Belonging in an Ethno-nationalist Society

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748622
eISBN:
9781501748646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748622.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter addresses the education experiences and outcomes of children of full or partial foreign parentage who grew up in Japan. It highlights some of their education strategies and practices and ... More


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