Hegemonies Compared: State Formation and Chinese School Politics in Postwar Singapore and Hong Kong / Edition 1

Hegemonies Compared: State Formation and Chinese School Politics in Postwar Singapore and Hong Kong / Edition 1

by Ting-Hong Wong
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415933137

ISBN-13: 9780415933131

Pub. Date: 06/01/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book explores the impact of cultural identity, the internal configurations of the educational field, and the struggles both inside and outside the educational systems of post-World War II Singapore and Hong Kong. By comparing the school politics of these two nations, Wong generates a theory that illuminates connections between state formation, education, and

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This book explores the impact of cultural identity, the internal configurations of the educational field, and the struggles both inside and outside the educational systems of post-World War II Singapore and Hong Kong. By comparing the school politics of these two nations, Wong generates a theory that illuminates connections between state formation, education, and hegemony in countries with dissimilar cultural makeups.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415933131
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/01/2002
Series:
Reference Books in International Education Series
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Series Editor's Foreword
Foreword
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Ch. 1Introduction1
Ch. 2Theoretical Framework: Historical-Comparative Perspective on Cultural Hegemony17
Ch. 3State Formation in Singapore46
Ch. 4State Formation in Hong Kong88
Ch. 5State Formation and Chinese School Identity128
Ch. 6Desinicizing the Chinese School Curriculum in Singapore167
Ch. 7Denationalizing the Chinese School Curriculum in Hong Kong204
Ch. 8Conclusion and Theoretical Remarks243
App.: Methodology and Data253
Bibliography258
Index277

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