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Title Struggles over difference : curriculum, texts, and pedagogy in the Asia-Pacific / edited by Yoshiko Nozaki, Roger Openshaw, and Allan Luke
Published Albany, N.Y. : State University of New York Press, [2005]


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Description vi, 251 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction / Yoshiko Nozaki, Roger Openshaw and Allan Luke -- Ch. 1. Curriculum, ethics, metanarrative : teaching and learning beyond the nation / Allan Luke -- Ch. 2. "... Nothing objectionable or controversial" : the image of Maori ethnicity and "difference" in New Zealand social studies / Roger Openshaw -- Ch. 3. State formation, hegemony, and Chinese school curricula in Singapore and Hong Kong, 1945-1965 / Ting-Hong Wong -- Ch. 4. Official knowledge and hegemony : the politics of the textbook deregulation policy in Taiwan / Jyh-Jia Chen -- Ch. 5. The English language textbooks, 1960-2000 : postwar industrial and global changes / Noparat Suaysuwan and Cushla Kapitzke -- Ch. 6. The construction of culture knowledge in Chinese language textbooks : a critical discourse analysis / Yongbing Liu -- Ch. 7. New ideologies of everyday life in South Korean language textbooks / Dong Bae (Isaac) Lee -- Ch. 8. Environmental education and development in China / Darren M. O'Hern -- Ch. 9. School knowledge and classed and gendered subjectivities in South Korean commercial high schools / Misook Kim -- Ch. 10. Identity conversion, citizenship, and social studies : Asian-Australian perspectives on indigenous reconciliation and human rights / Michael Singh -- Ch. 11. Fastening and unfastening identities : negotiating identity in Hawai'i / Gay Garland Reed -- Ch. 12. The question of identity and difference : the resident Korean education in Japan / Hiromitsu Inokuchi and Yoshiko Nozaki -- Ch. 13. History, postmodern discourse, and the Japanese textbook controversy over "comfort women" / Yoshiko Nozaki
Summary "Struggles over Difference addresses education, schools, textbooks, and pedagogies in various countries of the Asia-Pacific, offering critical curriculum studies and policy analyses of national and regional educational systems. These systems face challenges linked to new economic formations, cultural globalization, and emergent regional and international geopolitical instabilities and conflicts. Contributors offer insights on how official knowledge, text, discourse, and discipline should be shaped; who should shape it; through which institutional agencies it should be administered; and social and cultural practices through which this should occur."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Multicultural education -- Curricula -- East Asia.
Multicultural education -- Curricula -- Pacific Area.
Critical pedagogy -- East Asia.
Critical pedagogy -- Pacific Area.
Textbook bias -- East Asia.
Textbook bias -- Pacific Area.
Author Nozaki, Yoshiko, 1956-
Openshaw, Roger.
Luke, Allan.
LC no. 2004048222
ISBN 0791463974 hardback
0791463982 paperback