Social Transformation And Private Education In China

Social Transformation And Private Education In China

by Jing Lin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0275955907

ISBN-13: 9780275955908

Pub. Date: 10/30/1999

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

Private schools resurfaced in China after 1978 when the Chinese government embarked on an economic reform for modernization. This book offers a comprehensive review of the development, characteristics, issues, and problems of private schools at primary, secondary and university levels, especially elite private schools for children of very wealthy families.

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Overview

Private schools resurfaced in China after 1978 when the Chinese government embarked on an economic reform for modernization. This book offers a comprehensive review of the development, characteristics, issues, and problems of private schools at primary, secondary and university levels, especially elite private schools for children of very wealthy families.

Based on fieldwork at about 40 private and public schools in China, this study also critically examines social response and government reactions to private education development, and ends with reflections on its significance and future prospects, touching on issues concerning social equality, efficiency, public school reform, and democratization in China.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275955908
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/30/1999
Pages:
246
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)
Lexile:
1340L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Introduction

Overview and Context of Private Education Development

Private Education Development: An Overview

Economic Reform and Social Transformation Since 1948

Chinese Culture and Society and Dilemnas in the Public School System

Profiles and Characteristics of Private Schools and Universities

Elite Private Schools

Ordinary Private Schools

Private Universities

Culture, Characteristics and Moral and Democratic Education in Private Schools

Characteristics and Culture of Private Schools

Moral and Democratic Education in Private Schools

Private Education Responses: Issues, Problems, and Theoretical Reflection

Response from the Public, Scholars, and the Government

Issues and Problems

Equality and Choice: Theoretical and Practical Concerns

Significance and Future Prospect

Bibliography

Appendix: Regulation on Schools Run by Social Forces

Index

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