Contested Childhood: Diversity and Change in Japanese Preschools

Contested Childhood: Diversity and Change in Japanese Preschools

by Susan D. Holloway

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Contested Childhood: Diversity and Change in Japanese Preschools by Susan D. Holloway

In Contested Childhood, Holloway, an educational and developmental psychologist, examines the Japanese preschool and identifies the cultural models that guide Japanese child-rearing as being contentious and fragmented. She looks at the societal, religious and economic factors that shape various preschool programs and shows how culture influences child-rearing beliefs and practices.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781136688164
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/08/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 272
File size: 3 MB

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

1. Contested Cultural Models of Schooling

2. Caring for Yound Children in Japan

3. Relationship-Oriented Preschools: Fun and Friends

4. Role-Oriented Preschools: Sweetness and the Whip

5. Child-Oriented Preschools: Strong Individuals, Good

groups

6. Preschools and Social Class: Early Experiences in a Stratified Society

7. Shinto, Buddhist, and Christian Preschools

8. The Slow Demise of Public Preschools

9. "Finding Our Way"

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