Japanese Education and the Cram School Business: Functions, Challenges and Perspectives of the <i>Juku</i>
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256pp. January 2006
Japanese Education and the Cram School Business: Functions, Challenges and Perspectives of the Juku
Author: Roesgaard, Marie Hojlund;
The author contributes to a more nuanced understanding of juku, or cram schools, which are not only important in Japan but increasingly so in other parts of the world as well.

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NIAS Monographs, No. 105
Distributed for NIAS Press (Nordic Institute of Asian Studies)
“Given the lack of an academic literature on juku, despite the prominent role these schools play within the education system, Roesgaard's book is assured an important place in the literature on supplementary education. Asan initial volley, Roesgaard provides some of the important groundwork for further research by offering a classification of juku and by raising many of the pressing and interesting questions that will make further work onjuku an important part of the literature on Japanese education, especially in a time of wide-spread worry about the public school system.” —H-Net Book Reviews
Author: Roesgaard, Marie Hojlund;