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  1. Schooling in Changing Japan

    Social Inequality, Transnationalism and Multiculturalisms

    By Kaori H. Okano

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education

    This book is an up-to-date critical examination of education in Japan by an author of the widely read and comprehensive Education in Contemporary Japan: Diversity and Inequality (1999, Cambridge University Press). In the last two decades Japan has faced slow economic growth, a low birth rate and an...

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Examining Non-Formal Education and Civil Society in Japan

    By Kaori H Okano

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education

    This edited volume critically examines non-formal education in Japan, an aspect that has received little attention to date. Although unintended, significant changes in the interface between formal and non-formal education have been influenced by national policy developments in the 1990s. Non-formal...

    To Be Published August 31st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Minorities and Education in Multicultural Japan

    An Interactive Perspective

    Edited by Ryoko Tsuneyoshi, Kaori H. Okano, Sarane Boocock

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    This volume examines how Japan’s increasingly multicultural population has impacted on the lives of minority children and their peers at school, and how schools are responding to this trend in terms of providing minority children with opportunities and preparing them for the adult society. The...

    Published October 11th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Handbook of Asian Education

    A Cultural Perspective

    Edited by Yong Zhao, Jing Lei, Guofang Li, Ming Fang He, Kaori Okano, Nagwa Megahed, David Gamage, Hema Ramanathan

    Comprehensive and authoritative, this Handbook provides a nuanced description and analysis of educational systems, practices, and policies in Asian countries and explains and interprets these practices from cultural, social, historical, and economic perspectives. Using a culture-based framework,...

    Published November 30th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Young Women in Japan

    Transitions to Adulthood

    By Kaori H. Okano

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    Young Women in Japan: Transitions to adulthood received a CHOICE "Outstanding Academic Title of the Year 2010" award from the American Library Association. This book examines young women in Japan, focusing in particular on their transitions to adulthood, their conceptions of adulthood and...

    Published June 29th 2010 by Routledge

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