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By Shoko Yoneyama

ISBN-10: 0203170792

ISBN-13: 9780203170793

ISBN-10: 0415154391

ISBN-13: 9780415154390

For big numbers of faculty scholars in Japan institution has develop into a conflict box. fresh violent occasions in colleges, including expanding drop-out charges and bullying are undermining stereotypes in regards to the effectiveness of the japanese schooling procedure. This incisive and unique ebook seems to be at eastern highschool from a scholar viewpoint and contextualises this academic turmoil in the broader photograph of Japans afflicted fiscal and political lifestyles.

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School rules and academic pressure), it is extremely difficult to collect reliable data, especially cross-cultural data, on bullying and school phobia/refusal. g. Olweus 1993; Rigby 1996). In Japan in particular, where various structures to silence students are at work, the secrecy surrounding ijime is especially robust. As a consequence, despite the fact that it has become part of the everyday life of school, even teachers and parents are rarely aware of the ijime occurring in their locality, and it is very unlikely that a questionnaire survey, administered in a conventional way, would adequately capture the actual prevalence and severity of ijime (Fukuda 1997: 66–9).

In Japan, the cause of student-related problems needs to be sought first within school walls. Methodological reasons The second reason for not maintaining the same level of comparative perspective in Part 2 is methodological. g. school rules and academic pressure), it is extremely difficult to collect reliable data, especially cross-cultural data, on bullying and school phobia/refusal. g. Olweus 1993; Rigby 1996). In Japan in particular, where various structures to silence students are at work, the secrecy surrounding ijime is especially robust.

Lansdown 1990: 112) To put it differently, to examine issues like bullying and school refusal, one has to begin with a detailed analysis within the boundary of the particular society, before introducing a comparative perspective. e. close to the surface, which makes schools relatively open to comparative scrutiny. In contrast, phenomena such as bullying and school refusal belong to a more ‘internal’, ‘secondary’ sphere and, as such, they are more heavily influenced by social and cultural specificities, which in turn makes it more difficult to examine them in a comparative perspective.

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