ERIC Number: ED439077
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Nippon Nyumon: An Idea Book for Teaching Japanese Economic Topics.
National Council for the Social Studies, Washington, DC.; ERIC Clearinghouse for Social Studies/Social Science Education, Bloomington, IN.; National Clearinghouse for United States-Japan Studies, Bloomington, IN.
This sourcebook contains lessons and materials developed by the Keizai Koho Center (Japan Institute for Social and Economic Affairs). The ideas and activities in the sourcebook focus on the Japanese economy and are useful in social studies classrooms and courses including, economics, geography, and world cultures. Essays in the sourcebook are: (1) "The Role of Labor in the Japanese Economy" (Carol Arnold); (2) "Contemporary Women of Japan" (Barbara Bernard); (3) "Let's Play! Children's Leisure Time in Japan" (Christopher Dolgos); (4) "Deregulation in the Japanese Transport System" (Barry Dufour); (5) "Exploring Crime in Japan" (Richard E. Erickson); (6)"The Changing Roles of Japanese Women" (Susan J. Hardin); (7) "Economic Update: Japan since the Bursting of the Bubble Economy" (Geoff Hunter); (8) "The Economics of Information: Living, Working, and Learning in the Digital Era" (Karen A. Hurd); (9) "Is Free Education 'Free' in Japan?" (Alice Johnson); (10) "Grocery Carts: A World Apart" (Donna Butler Kimbro); (11) "Money, Banking, and Financial Markets in Japan" (Richard A. MacDonald); (12) "Elbow Room: Examining Japan's Population Density" (John Nohr); (13) "Silvering Populations and Interpreting Pyramids" (Phyllis R. Parker); (14) "Economic Secrets: Japanese and American Education" (Carole Ann Sudol); (15) "East and West: Building on Culture" (Linda C. Tassone); (16) "Economics and the Environment: Use and Care of Resources at a Local Level" (Yabbo Thompson); (17) "Calligraphy Meets Technology: The Search for a Traditional Art in Modern Japan" (Patricia Berg Ward); (18) "Linking Countries through Trade" (Mark Wildy); (19) "Japanese Corporate Citizenship: A Model for the 21st Century" (Joyce Witt); and (20) "Yearning to Budget: Finances and the Japanese Family" (Gerard Wollack). (Each article contains references.) (BT)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Economic Factors, Economic Impact, Economic Research, Economics, Foreign Countries, Geography, Japanese Culture, Secondary Education, Social Studies
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Council for the Social Studies, Washington, DC.; ERIC Clearinghouse for Social Studies/Social Science Education, Bloomington, IN.; National Clearinghouse for United States-Japan Studies, Bloomington, IN.
Identifiers - Location: Japan