Higher Education in Post-Mao China

Higher Education in Post-Mao China

by Michael Agelasto, Bob Adamson
     
 

This book looks beyond the articulated goals and accomplishments of the modernization of higher education in China. It delves into the grass roots reality and identifies the true achievements, the unintended outcomes and the major obstacles that still have to be overcome.

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This book looks beyond the articulated goals and accomplishments of the modernization of higher education in China. It delves into the grass roots reality and identifies the true achievements, the unintended outcomes and the major obstacles that still have to be overcome.

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Scholars from inside and outside China present in-depth analyses of the impact of education reforms on higher education over the past two decades. After an overview, Section II looks at China's tertiary educators and goals of the initial reform period. Section III presents case studies of changing curricula, and Section IV examines the economics of education. Sections V and VI address social issues that were not on the original reform agenda, but were affected by education reforms. Section VII offers comments on successes, tensions, and unintended outcomes of the reforms. Includes a glossary. Distributed by ISBS. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789622094505
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
Publication date:
07/07/1998
Pages:
520
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)
Lexile:
1520L (what's this?)
Age Range:
18 Years

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