CART

(0) items

Preschool in Three Cultures Revisited : China, Japan, and the United States

by ; ;
ISBN13:

9780226805047

ISBN10:
0226805042
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
5/15/2011
Publisher(s):
Univ of Chicago Pr
List Price: $22.50

Rent Textbook

(Recommended)
 
Term
Due
Price
$12.38

Buy New Textbook

Usually Ships in 3-5 Business Days
N9780226805047
$21.94

Used Textbook

We're Sorry
Sold Out

eTextbook

We're Sorry
Not Available

More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Starting at $19.12
See Prices

Questions About This Book?

Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the edition with a publication date of 5/15/2011.
What is included with this book?
  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.

Summary

Published twenty years ago, the originalPreschool in Three Cultureswas a landmark in the study of education: a profoundly enlightening exploration of the different ways preschoolers are taught in China, Japan, and the United States. Here, lead author Joseph Tobinalong with new collaborators Yeh Hsueh and Mayumi Karasawarevisits his original research to discover how two decades of globalization and sweeping social transformation have affected the way these three cultures educate and care for their youngest pupils. InPreschool in Three Cultures Revisitedthe authors return to the three schools from the first book and also take a look at three new, progressive schools in each countryonce again armed with a video camera to capture a typical day. They record the children saying goodbye to their parents, fighting, misbehaving, and playing, as well as moments of intimacy such as teachers comforting crying students. Then the authors show the three videos they shot in 1984 and the six new videos to the teachers and school directors, and their reactions offer sharp insights into their culture's approach to early childhood education and its connection to developments in their societies as a whole. Putting their subjects' responses into a historical perspective, Tobin, Hsueh, and Karasawa analyze the pressures put on schools to evolve and to stay the same, discuss how the teachers adapt to these demands, and examine the patterns and processes of continuity and change in each country. Featuring nearly one hundred stills from the videotapes,Preschool in Three Cultures Revisitedartfully and insightfully illustrates the surprising, illuminating, and at times entertaining experiences of four-year-oldsand their teacherson both sides of the Pacific.


Please wait while the item is added to your cart...