The Resource Education fever : society, politics, and the pursuit of schooling in South Korea, Michael J. Seth

Education fever : society, politics, and the pursuit of schooling in South Korea, Michael J. Seth

Label
Education fever : society, politics, and the pursuit of schooling in South Korea
Title
Education fever
Title remainder
society, politics, and the pursuit of schooling in South Korea
Statement of responsibility
Michael J. Seth
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This volume explains how Koreans' concern for achieving as much formal education as possible appeared immediately before 1945 and quickly embraced every sector of society. Through interviews with teachers, officials, parents, and students and an examintion of a wide range of written materials in both Korean and English, the author explores the reasons for this social demand for education and how it has shaped nearly every aspect of South Korean society
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
370/.5195
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
LA1331
LC item number
.S35 2002eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Hawaiʻi studies on Korea
Label
Education fever : society, politics, and the pursuit of schooling in South Korea, Michael J. Seth
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-298) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Korean education to 1945 -- Establishing the educational system, 1945-1951 -- Expanding the education system -- Coordinating education with economic development -- The entrance examination system -- The costs of education zeal -- Education and state control -- Democratization, prosperity, and educational change
Control code
ocn878552209
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 305 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780824862305
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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22573/ctt62p7zp
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b24030272
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)878552209
  • jstor0824862309
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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