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The Policy Process Analysis Surrounding Bullying Policies in Japan : From Guidance and Advisement via "Notification" to Governance via "Act"(I <Special Papers 1>Frameworks for Educational Governance)

By 荒井 英治郎

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This paper examines the policy process surrounding Bullying in Japan. It is against this background that this paper has focused on policy process including the main actors, the arena used, policy instruments and perspectives consideration of the various arguments in the policy process. The Bullying Policies Since the 1990\u27s have been administrative guidance and advisement via "notification" with expectation for subjectivity in the field of education. On the other hand, today, MEXT re-examined the central-local relationship and inter-ministry relationships under the influence of suicide events and surveys about bullying. Also, political actors solved a problem with "law" enforcement by a bill sponsored by a cross-party group of lawmakers. Act on the promotion of policies to prevent bullying obliged that school has to respond "organizationally". This policy process implies that the method and form of governance for and in school is rebuilt

Topics: Policy process surrounding the bullying policies, Act on promotion of policies to prevent bullying, Bill sponsored by a cross-party group of lawmakers, Guidance and advisement via "notification", Governance via "act"
Publisher: The Policy Process Analysis Surrounding Bullying Policies in Japan : From Guidance and Advisement via "Notification" to Governance via "Act"(I <Special Papers 1>Frameworks for Educational Governance)
Year: 2014
OAI identifier: oai:soar-ir.repo.nii.ac.jp:00019525

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