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Conceptions of giftedness : sociocultural perspectives / edited by Shane N. Phillipson, Maria McCann.

Publication:
Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, c2007.
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xxv, 511 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Gifted children -- Education -- Cross-cultural studies.
Educational sociology -- Cross-cultural studies.
Ability -- Social aspects -- Cross-cultural studies.
Contents:
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 life...in 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.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contributor:
Phillipson, Shane N.
McCann, Maria.
ISBN:
0805857508 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780805857504 (cloth : alk. paper)
0805857516 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780805857511 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
68220960