Intense Years: How Japanese Adolescents Balance School, Family and Friends

Intense Years: How Japanese Adolescents Balance School, Family and Friends

by Gerald K. Letendre, Rebecca Erwin Fukuzawa
     
 

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This volume examines the lives of young adolescents in Japanese middle schools, focusing on the dynamics of school, family, and social life, and explores the change from child to adolescent that takes place in the middle school years.

Overview

This volume examines the lives of young adolescents in Japanese middle schools, focusing on the dynamics of school, family, and social life, and explores the change from child to adolescent that takes place in the middle school years.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781136529597
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/11/2013
Series:
Reference Books in International Education
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
152
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Gerald Letendre is Assistant Professor, Educational Policy, Pennsylvania State. He has most recently published (with Thomas Rohlen) Teaching and Learning in Japan (Cambridge U P, 1996). He received his Ph.D. in education from Stanford University and his M.A. in sociology from Stanford as well. Rebecca Fukuzawa received a Ph.D. in Anthropology from Northwestern University and is currently Lecturer at Tokyo University.

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