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China’s Education, Curriculum Knowledge and Cultural Inscriptions : Dancing with the Wind

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With a focus on the role of discourse and language in education, this book examines China’s educational reform from an original perspective that avoids mapping on Westernized educational sensibilities to a Chinese environment. Zhao untangles the tradition-modernity division expressed in China’s educational language about the body and teacher-student difference. Exploring the historical and cultural implications of the ways China’s schooling is talked about and acted upon, Zhao argues that Chinese notion "wind" (feng) is a defining aspect of Chinese teaching and learning. Incorporating Western and Chinese literature, this book explores the language of education, curriculum, and knowledge on a cross-cultural landscape and as cultural inscriptions.

Number of Pages: 189
Genre: Education
Sub-Genre: Education
Series Title: Routledge Cultural Studies in Knowledge, Curriculum, and Education
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Weili Zhao
Language: English
Street Date: June 20, 2018
TCIN: 53473326
UPC: 9780415787543
Item Number (DPCI): 248-71-2968
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