Intense years : how Japanese adolescents balance school, family, and friends / Rebecca Erwin Fukuzawa and Gerald K. LeTendre

Author(s): Fukuzawa, Rebecca
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Subjects: Teenagers--Japan--Social conditions
Teenagers--Education (Middle school)--Japan
Teenagers--Japan--Family relationships
Middle school education--Japan
Friendship in adolescence--Japan
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : RoutledgeFalmer, 2001
LC Classification: H, HQ
Physical Description: xiv, 135 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: List of Tables
Series Editor's Preface
Introduction. Japan: A Dynamic Society 1
Ch. 1. The Curriculum and Life in Classrooms 7
Ch. 2. Exams, Juku, and the Pressure to Advance in School 25
Ch. 3. The Ideal of Education: A "Family Community" 37
Ch. 4. Peers and Friendships: Groups and Expanding Social Network 45
Ch. 5. The Cultural Role of "Teacher" 67
Ch. 6. Adjustment: Problems in School 77
Ch. 7. Family Relations and the School 95
Conclusion. The Changing Conditions of Adolescent Lives 113
Japanese Terms 121
References 125
Index 131
Additional Authors: LeTendre, Gerald K
Notes: LCCN: 00044255
ISBN: 0815331452 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 125-129) and index
OCLC Number: 44313457
ISBN/ISSN: 0815331452