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Handbook of Education in China (Hardcover) (W. John Morgan & Qing Gu & Fengliang Li)

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The Handbook of Education in China provides both a comprehensive overview and an original interpretation of key aspects of education in the People’s Republic of China. With a sharp focus on specific policy areas and using both original Chinese sources and other commentaries, it expertly places the topic within its historical and political context.The Handbook has four distinct and thematic parts: The Historical Background; The Contemporary Chinese System; Problems and Policies; The Special Administrative Regions: Macau and Hong Kong. The chapters address fundamental issues facing Chinese society, including the rapid educational expansion in support of economic development in the post-Mao period, the evolution of education as public policy, concern for access to education as social justice and the parallel educational systems of the Special Administrative Regions. The editors and contributors are Chinese and foreign academics expert in this important field.The Handbook of Education in China is an essential reference for those interested in Chinese education, as well as a comprehensive resource that provides valuable supplementary material for those studying Chinese politics, economy, culture and society more generally.
Number of Pages: 558
Genre: Education, Political Science
Series Title: Handbooks of Research on Contemporary China
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Edward Elgar Pub
Author: W. John Morgan & Qing Gu & Fengliang Li
Language: English
Street Date: August 25, 2017
TCIN: 52746708
UPC: 9781783470655
Item Number (DPCI): 248-46-9574
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