ERIC Number: EJ618904
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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School Texts, the Written Word, and Political Indoctrination: A Review of Moral Education Curricula in Modern Japan (1886-1997).
Hoffman, Stuart D.
History of Education, v28 n1 p87-96 Mar 1999
Provides an overview of compulsory moral education in Japan from 1886 through 1997, tracing the introduction of specific ideals to elementary and secondary students. Argues that moral education was used to instill conformity, docility, and social cohesion in Japanese youth in order to fulfill the priorities of the political system. (CMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: Japan