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Japanese Lessons: A Year in a Japanese School Through the Eyes of an American Anthropologist and Her Children

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Gail R. Benjamin reaches beyond predictable images of authoritarian Japanese educators and automaton schoolchildren to show the advantages and disadvantages of a system remarkably different from the American one... -- The New York Times Book Review Americans regard the Japanese educational system and the lives of Japanese children with a mixture of awe and indignance. We respect a system that produces higher literacy rates and superior math skills, but we reject the excesses of a system that leaves children with little ...

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Japanese Lessons: A Year in a Japanese School Through the Eyes of an American Anthropologist and Her Children
1998, New York University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780814713341

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Japanese Lessons: A Year in a Japanese School Through the Eyes of an American Anthropologist and Her Children
1997, New York University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780814712917

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