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ERIC Number: EJ1095056
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
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Abstractor: ERIC
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ISSN: ISSN-0024-1822
In Defense of Japanese Liberal Education
Mori, Rie
Liberal Education, v101 n4-v102 n1 Fall 2015-Win 2016
Liberal education has been a target of political discourse in many countries, and Japan is no exception. In Japanese higher education, there are three types of institutions: national public, local public, and private. In June 2015, Japan's minister of education, Hakubun Shimomura, called upon the country's national universities to take "active steps to abolish [social science and humanities] organizations or to convert them to serve areas that better meet society's needs." In this article, the author presents a brief history in the defense of Japanese liberal education.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Japan