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Japanese Education and the Cram School Business: Functions, Challenges and Perspectives of the Juku


Marie Højlund Roesgaard 2006 Cram schools (in Japanese called juku) are often mentioned in passing as a phenomenon functioning mainly to exacerbate competition and pressure on children, but no thorough study has been carried out of their function and types. It is the author’s intention to contribute to a more nuanced understanding of this feature […]

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