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Title :USCAR's Language Policy and English Education in Okinawa : Featuring High Commissioner Caraway's Policies
Authors :Ishihara, Masahide
Issue Date :2004
Abstract :This paper presents an investigation of language policies that USCAR enforced or tried to carry out in the first half of 1960s. Three controversial policies of High Commissioner Caraway shall be featured : establishment of the English Language Center, re-introduction of English education to elementary schools, and establishment of an English commercial high school. These policies were made in order to improve English education in post-war Okinawa, where the people were expected to have a good command of spoken English. Caraway's policies raised heated disputes and strong opposition from the Okinawa Teachers Association and their supporters, who wanted to educate Okinawan children as Japanese citizens.
Type Local :紀要論文
ISSN :1349-1032
Publisher :The American Studies Center of the University of the Ryukyus
URI :http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12000/6771
Citation :The Okinawan Journal of American Studies no.1 p.19 -27
Appears in Collections:No.1 (2004)

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