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

Author
Seth, Michael J., 1948- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press and Center for Korean Studies, University of Hawaiʻi, c2002.
Description
vii, 305 p. ; 24 cm.

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Subject(s)
Series
Hawaiʻi studies on Korea [More in this series]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-298) and index.
Contents
Korean education until 1945 -- Establishing the educational system, 1945-1951 -- Expanding the educational system -- Coordinating education with economic planning -- The entrance examination system -- The costs of educational zeal -- Education and state control -- Democratization, prosperity, and educational change.
ISBN
0824825349 (hardcover : alk. paper)
LCCN
2002004189
OCLC
49332863
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