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Author LinkCave, Peter,1965-
Title LinkPrimary school in Japan : self, individuality and learning in elementary education / Peter Cave.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2007.
Description xv, 244 p. :  ill. ;  24 cm.
Type of Material Book
Series ( Japan anthropology workshop series )
Series ( Japan anthropology workshop series.)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [224]-238) and index.
Contents Contents: Introduction: self, society and education in Japan -- Education and individuality in Japan -- Groups and individuals at primary school -- Stories of the self -- Mathematical relationships -- Learning gender -- Ceremonial creations -- The next stage : 2002 and all that -- Conclusion.
Summary The balance between individual independence and social interdependence is a perennial debate in Japan. This book, based on an extended, detailed study of two primary schools in the Kinki district of Japan, discusses these debates.
Subject LinkEducation, Elementary -- Japan.
LinkJapanese -- Education (Elementary)
LinkIndividuality in children -- Japan.
LinkChild development -- Japan.

System Number 000666718
ISBN Link9780415446792 (hbk. : alk. paper)
Link0415446791 (hbk. : alk. paper)
Link9780203935811 (ebk.)
Link0203935810 (ebk.)
Link9780415545365 (pbk.)
Link0415545366 (pbk.)

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