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Educational policy and national character : Africa, Japan, the United States, and the Soviet Union

Educational policy and national character : Africa, Japan, the United States, and the Soviet Union (Loan 1 times)

Material type
단행본
Personal Author
Mungazi, Dickson A.
Title Statement
Educational policy and national character : Africa, Japan, the United States, and the Soviet Union / Dickson A. Mungazi.
Publication, Distribution, etc
Westport, Conn. :   Praeger ,   1993.  
Physical Medium
xxx, 211 p. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0275944239 (alk. paper)
Bibliography, Etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [185]-200) and indexes.
Subject Added Entry-Topical Term
Education and state --Cross-cultural studies. Education --Social aspects --Cross-cultural studies. History --Study and teaching --Cross-cultural studies. Education --Aims and objectives --Cross-cultural studies.
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100 1 0 ▼a Mungazi, Dickson A.
245 1 0 ▼a Educational policy and national character : ▼b Africa, Japan, the United States, and the Soviet Union / ▼c Dickson A. Mungazi.
260 0 ▼a Westport, Conn. : ▼b Praeger , ▼c 1993.
300 ▼a xxx, 211 p. ; ▼c 24 cm.
504 ▼a Includes bibliographical references (p. [185]-200) and indexes.
650 0 ▼a Education and state ▼x Cross-cultural studies.
650 0 ▼a Education ▼x Social aspects ▼x Cross-cultural studies.
650 0 ▼a History ▼x Study and teaching ▼x Cross-cultural studies.
650 0 ▼a Education ▼x Aims and objectives ▼x Cross-cultural studies.

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Contents information

Table of Contents


CONTENTS
Preface = xiii
Acknowledgments = xvii
Introduction = xix
1 Crisis in Education after the Second World War = 1
 The Setting = 1
 The Purpose of the Study = 2
 The Founding of the United Nations and Implications for a New Global Order = 3
 Rendezvous with the Past: Causes of the War = 5
 The Task of Defining New Objectives = 10
 The Consequences of a New Hope = 14
 The Williamsburg Conference: Making a Fresh Start = 18
 Summary and Conclusion = 20
2 The Influence of History: The Importance of Knowledge of the Past = 23
 The Importance of History to Human Events = 23
 Africa: The Legacy of the Colonial Period = 24
 Japan: From the Meiji to the Occupation = 29
 The United States: The Jacksonian Era and the Beginnings of Modern Education = 33
 The Soviet Union: The Effect of the Bolshevik Revolution = 36
 Summary and Conclusion = 42
3 Theoretical Considerations: The Basis of Effective Education = 45
 The Imperative of Theory = 45
 The Need for a New Theoretical Perspective = 47
 Africa: Seeking an Alternative Theoretical Base = 49
 Japan: New Theoretical Perceptions = 52
 The United States: The Search for a New Theoretical Approach = 56
 The Soviet Union: Seeking a Theory for a Perfect Society = 61
 Summary and Conclusion = 66
4 Objectives: A Means of Constructing the Character of Education = 67
 The Universality of Educational Objectives = 67
 Africa: Educational Objectives as a Step toward Self-Discovery = 69
 Japan: Seeking to Ensure the Development of the Next Generation = 73
 The United States: Seeking to Resuscitate the Throb of the Nation = 77
 The Soviet Union: Using Educational Objectives to Build a New Society = 80
 Summary and Conclusion = 86
5 The Curriculum: An Instrument of Fulfilling National Purpose = 87
 The Universality of the Curriculum = 87
 Africa: Seeking an End to the Agony of Underdevelopment = 89
 Japan: Designing a Curriculum for the Age of New Technology = 93
 The United States: Using the Curriculum to Win Victory for Humanity = 96
 The Soviet Union: Using the Curriculum to Create a New Socialist Society = 101
 Summary and Conclusion = 105
6 Administration: The Vehicle of the Educational System = 107
 Some Essential Factors of Administration = 107
 Africa: The Legacy of the Colonial Administrative System = 109
 Japan: Functions of a Monolithic Administrative Bureaucracy = 114
 The United States: The Effect of the Three Administrative Dimensions = 119
 The Soviet Union: New Elements of Administration tinder Glasnost and Perestroika = 124
 Summary and Conclusion = 127
7 Problems: Detractors from the Educational Process = 129
 The Best of Times and the Worst of Times = 129
 Africa: Seeking Solutions through a Democratic Process = 133
 Japan: Problems of Education as Problems of Society = 139
 The United States: Problems of Education and Social Responsibility = 142
 The Soviet Union: Seeking Solutions to Problems of History = 147
 Summary and Conclusion = 150
8 Educational Policy and National Character: Summary, Conclusions, and Implications = 153
 The Purpose of the Study in Perspective = 153
 Africa: Seeking Solutions to the Conflict between the Past, the Present, and the Future = 155
 Japan: Using Education to End Conflict of Values = 160
 The United States: Facing an Educational System in Crisis = 166
 The Soviet Union: Efforts to Eliminate the Agony of a Dysfunctional System = 172
 Implications = 180
Selected Bibliography = 185
Name Index = 201
Subject Index = 205


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