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Educating the Chinese Individual : Life in a Rural Boarding School (Reprint) (Paperback) (Mette Halskov

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In twenty-first-century China, socialist educational traditions have given way to practices that increasingly emphasize the individual. This volume investigates that trend, drawing on Hansen's fieldwork in a rural high school in Zhejiang where students, teachers, and officials of different generations, genders, and social backgrounds form what is essentially a miniature version of Chinese society. Hansen paints a complex picture of the emerging "neosocialist" educational system and shows how individualization of students both challenges and reinforces state control of society.

Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 222
Genre: Social Science, Education, History
Sub-Genre: Education, History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Univ of Washington Pr
Author: Mette Halskov Hansen
Language: English
Street Date: August 4, 2016
TCIN: 51537437
UPC: 9780295994093
Item Number (DPCI): 248-23-0824
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