Citizenship education in Japan
- London ; New York : Continuum, c2011.
- Physical description
- xvii, 194 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
- Continuum studies in educational research.
LC1091 .C526 2011
- Unknown LC1091 .C526 2011
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Foreword-- Preface-- Part 1: Administration of Citizenship Education-- 1. The idea of "citizenship" and its education before WWII-- Kazuya Taniguchi (Tohoku University). 2. Administrative policy on citizenship education after WWII-- Norio Ikeno (Hiroshima University)-- Part 2: Curriculum of Citizenship Education-- 3. History of citizenship education in the post-war Course of Studies: Moral Education and other areas-- Hirokazu Kimura (Hiroshima University)-- 4. History of citizenship/social studies education-- Tomoyuki Kobara (Hiroshima University)-- 5. Citizenship education in Social Studies Textbooks-- Kozuhiko Iwata (Hyogo University of School Education)-- 6. Famous lessons in citizenship education-- Kotaro Yoshimura (Tohokugauin University)-- 7. Issues of citizenship education-- Part 3: Researching citizenship education in schools-- 8. "Citizenship" in attached elementary school at Ochanomizu-- Women's University, Tokyo-- Soji Katakami (Yasuda Women's University)-- 9. "Citizenship" in Shinagawa Ward at Tokyo-- Yoshiharu Toda (Chiba University)-- Part 4: Educational Assessment in Citizenship Education-- Educational assessment in citizenship education-- Kenji Tanahashi (Hiroshima University)-- References.
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- Publisher's Summary
- This fascinating volume introduces an international audience to citizenship in Japan. It traces the development of citizenship education from before the Second World war to the present day, demonstrating the role of both the school system and the wider society. The book provides a detailed account anchored in critical analysis of the curriculum, educational resources, pedagogy and assessment. Citizenship Education in Japan explores controversial issues through tracing four themes: global/intercultural education environmental education geographical education historical education. It also examines current curricular innovations. Overall, this insightful volume demonstrates that contemporary citizenship education entails not only knowledge about social, historical and geographical affairs, but also participation in society locally, nationally, and globally.
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- Publication date
- edited by Norio Ikeno ; forewords by Sir Bernard Crick and John J. Cogan.
- Continuum studies in educational research