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Title The challenge of Eastern Asian education : implications for America / edited by William K. Cummings and Philip G. Altbach.
Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, [1997]
©1997

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Series SUNY series, frontiers in education
SUNY series, frontiers in education.
Subject Education -- East Asia -- Cross-cultural studies.
Education -- United States -- Cross-cultural studies.
Education and state -- East Asia -- Cross-cultural studies.
Education and state -- United States -- Cross-cultural studies.
Alt Name Cummings, William K.
Altbach, Philip G.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 337 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-327) and index.
Contents 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.
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.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0585089744 (electronic bk.)
9780585089744 (electronic bk.)
9780791432839 (hc ; acid-free paper)
0791432831 (hc ; acid-free paper)
9780791432846 (pb ; acid-free paper)
079143284X (pb ; acid-free paper)
0791432831
079143284X
OCLC # 42856343
Additional Format Print version: Challenge of Eastern Asian education. Albany : State University of New York Press, ©1997 0791432831 (DLC) 96034722 (OCoLC)35223099
Table of Contents
 List of Tables 
 List of Figures 
 Acknowledgments 
 Introduction / William K. Cummings, Philip G. Altbach1
1The Roots of Japanese Educational Achievement: Helping Children Develop Bonds to School / Catherine C. Lewis11
2The East Asian Version on Whole-Class Teaching / Harold W. Stevenson, Shinying Lee33
3Looking in the Chinese Mirror: Reflecting on Moral-Political Education in the United States / Gay Garland Reed51
4Chinese Teachers as Mirrors of Reform Possibilities / Lynn Paine65
5Restructuring Japanese High Schools: Reforms for Diversity / Nobuo K. Shimahara87
6Disruption and Reconnection: Counseling Young Adolescents in Japanese Schools / Gerald K. LeTendre101
7Human Capital Formation and School Expansion in Asia: Does a Unique Regional Model Exist? / David P. Baker, Donald B. Holsinger115
8Private Education in Eastern Asia / William K. Cummings135
9Lessons From Japanese Cram Schools / Nancy Ukai Russell153
10Education and Work in Japan: Implications for Policy / Sam Stern173
11Education Policies in Taiwan (China) and Hong Kong / Kin Bing Wu189
12Improving School-Community Relations in Thailand / Christopher W. Wheeler, James Gallagher, Maureen McDonough [et al.]205
13Differences that Make a Difference: Explaining Japan's Success / Thomas P. Rohlen223
14Education and State Development: Lessons for the United States? / S. Gopinathan249
15The Role of the State in Educational Reform in the People's Republic of China / Nina Y. Borevskaya265
16Human Resource Development: The J-Model / William K. Cummings275
 Notes293
 References299
 Contributors329
 Index333