Challenges to Japanese education economics, reform, and human rights

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Published by Teachers College Press in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Education -- Japan,
  • Education -- Aims and objectives -- Japan,
  • Economics -- Study and teaching (Secondary),
  • Human rights

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementJune A. Gordon ... [et al].
SeriesInternational perspectives on education reform
ContributionsGordon, June A., 1950-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLA1312 .C43 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23655332M
ISBN 109780807750537
LC Control Number2009031656
OCLC/WorldCa429750132

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