Education and Training in Japan, Volume 3

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Thomas P. Rohlen, Christopher Bjork
Taylor & Francis US, 1998 - Education - 376 pages
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This collection, written by Japanese and foreign scholars, represents an inclusive cross-section of the most important work in key areas of this field. Topics include: * the impact of Japanese education and training on Japan's economy and culture * the Japanese influence on the "East Asian approach" to education, in comparison with the educational systems of Korea, Taiwan, Singapore and Hong Kong * Japan's promotion of "learning organizations" and "Knowledge workers" for the Information Age.
 

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Contents

VOLUME
1
reforms for diversity
31
the Japanese approach
64
Justice principles in job distribution to Japanese youth
77
market and institutional
94
Vocational streams in the mainline formal education
124
differentiation and specialization
161
structure
186
The changing roie of the Japanese professor
220
The knowledgecreating company
245
Different quality paradigms and their implications
259
Spiritual education in a Japanese bank
277
is it meeting Japans labor demands?
305
Graduate education and research organization in Japan
326
Socialisation for college entrance examinations in Japan
352
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Rohlen is at Stanford University.

Bjork is at Stanford University

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