Table of contents for Conceptions of giftedness : socio-cultural perspectives / edited by Shane N. Phillipson and Maria McCann.

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Table of Contents
Chapter 1
A frame-work for studying conceptions of giftedness across cultures
Shane N. Phillipson
Chapter 2
Giftedness and China's Confucian heritage
Jimmy Chan
Chapter 3
The Germanic view of giftedness
Albert Ziegler and Heidrun Stoeger 
Chapter 4
Thai conceptions of giftedness 
Usanee Anuruthwong
Chapter 5
When Geniuses fail - Na-Dene' (Navajo) conception of giftedness in the eyes of the holy 
deities
Harold Begay and C. June Maker
Chapter 6
Conceptions of giftedness among Tagalog-speaking Filipinos 
Barbara Wong-Fernandez and Ma. Alicia Bustos-Orosa
Chapter 7
The Australian Aboriginal view of giftedness 
Kay Gibson and Wilma Vialle
Chapter 8
Constructions of giftedness among the Shona of central-southern Africa 
Elias Mpofu, Constantine Ngara and Ephias Gudyanga
Chapter 9
Towards an understanding of a Malay conception of giftedness 
Sivanes Phillipson
Chapter 10
Giftedness and the Turkish culture 
Ugur Sak
Chapter 11
Slavic conceptions of giftedness and creativity
Jasmina ¿efer
Chapter 12
Giftedness in the culture of Japan
Nobutaka Matsumura
Chapter 13
Giftedness in the Euro-American culture 
Scott Barry Kaufman and Robert J. Sternberg
Chapter 14
Such is life...in the land down-under: Conceptions of giftedness in Australia 
Maria McCann
Chapter 15
The English model of gifted and talented education: policy, context and challenges
Deborah Eyre and Jim Campbell
Chapter 16
Meta-theoretical conceptions of giftedness	
Shane N. Phillipson and Maria McCann

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Gifted children -- Education -- Cross-cultural studies.
Educational sociology -- Cross-cultural studies.
Ability -- Social aspects -- Cross-cultural studies.