COMMUNITY COLLEGES IN JAPAN AND THE SOCIAL STATUS OF JAPANESE WOMEN

@article{Starobin2002COMMUNITYCI,
  title={COMMUNITY COLLEGES IN JAPAN AND THE SOCIAL STATUS OF JAPANESE WOMEN},
  author={S. Starobin},
  journal={Community College Journal of Research and Practice},
  year={2002},
  volume={26},
  pages={493 - 502}
}
  • S. Starobin
  • Published 2002
  • Psychology
  • Community College Journal of Research and Practice
Historically, Japanese junior colleges have served as preparatory institutions for young Japanese women pursuing marriage. Under influences of American higher education systems during the post-World War II era, Japanese junior colleges have successfully attracted eighteen-year-old females and provided them with a terminal liberal arts education. This article investigates briefly the history of Japanese postsecondary education systems prior to the educational reforms of 1945 and the post-war… Expand
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