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Soo-yong Byun - Associate Professor of Education, Penn State University Park

Book Title: Re-Evaluating Education in Japan and Korea: De-mystifying Stereotypes

Author: Hyunjoon Park

Book Description:

Dr. Hyunjoon Park is an outstanding scholar who has examined schools and families in East Asia (especially those in South Korea) from a comparative perspective. His comparative work highlights the importance of institutional features of educational systems, policy environments, and demographic changes for a better understanding of educational stratification. His passion and scholarship has inspired many young scholars, including me, in the fields of sociology of education and comparative education.

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