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Title Conceptions of giftedness : sociocultural perspectives / edited by Shane N. Phillipson, Maria McCann
Imprint Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2007
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  LC3993 .C595 2007    AVAILABLE    30610020248829
Descript xxv, 511 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes
A frame-work for studying conceptions of giftedness across cultures / Shane N. Phillipson -- Giftedness and China's Confucian heritage / Jimmy Chan -- The Germanic view of giftedness / Albert Ziegler and Heidrun Stoeger -- Thai conceptions of giftedness / Usanee Anuruthwong -- When geniuses fail: Na-dene' (Navajo) conception of giftedness in the eyes of the holy deities / Harold Begay and C. June Maker -- Conceptions of giftedness among Tagalog-speaking Filipinos / Barbara Wong-Fernandez and Ma. Alicia Bustos-Orosa -- The Australian aboriginal view of giftedness / Kay Gibson and Wilma Vialle -- Constructions of giftedness among the Shona of central-southern Africa / Elias Mpofu, Constantine Ngara and Ephias Gudyanga -- Towards an understanding of a Malay conception of giftedness / Sivanes Phillipson -- Giftedness and the Turkish culture / Ugur Sak -- Slavic conceptions of giftedness and creativity / Jasmina Efer -- Giftedness in the culture of Japan / Nobutaka Matsumura -- Giftedness in the Euro-American culture / Scott Barry Kaufman and Robert J. Sternberg -- Such is the land down-under: conceptions of giftedness in Australia / Maria McCann -- The English model of gifted and talented education: policy, context and challenges / Deborah Eyre and Jim Campbell -- Meta-theoretical conceptions of giftedness / Shane N. Phillipson and Maria McCann
Subject Gifted children -- Education -- Cross-cultural studies
Educational sociology -- Cross-cultural studies
Ability -- Social aspects -- Cross-cultural studies
Alt Author Phillipson, Shane N
McCann, Maria
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