Class Culture. State Control and the Market Mechanism: The Development of the School System in the Modernization of Japan

  • Teruyuki Hirota
Part of the Schriften der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Erziehungswissenschaft (DGfE) book series (SDGE)


It is possible for us to consider that contemporary education in Japan has a very strong competitive character. Youth in their middle teens invariably spend much time in preparation for entrance examinations. We may even get the impression that everything in Japanese education is geared toward preparing for entrance examinations.


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