1st Edition

Development Education in Japan A Comparative Analysis of the Contexts for Its Emergence, and Its Introduction into the Japanese School System

By Yuri Ishii Copyright 2003

    This book aims to provide an explanation for the slow introduction of Development Education in Japan.

    Part One Chapter One: Development Education:The Term and the Concept Chapter Two: Socio-economic and Political Contexts for the Emergence of Development Education Chapter Three: Socio-Economic and Political Contexts in Japan Chapter Four: The Introduction of Development Education into Educational Systems Part Two Chapter Five: The Introduction of Development Education into the Japanese National Curriculum: Theoretical Considerations Chapter Six: The Introduction of Life Environment Studies into the School Curriculum [abbreviated]


    Yuri Ishii is a Lecturer in Education for International Understanding, Yamaguchi University, Japan.