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University Autonomy, the State, and Social Change in China
     

University Autonomy, the State, and Social Change in China

by Su-Yan Pan
 

ISBN-10: 962209936X

ISBN-13: 9789622099364

Pub. Date: 04/07/2009

Publisher: Hong Kong University Press

This book explores the role of universities in responding to ongoing changes in China, and in shaping the relations between the university and the state during periods of social change.

Overview

This book explores the role of universities in responding to ongoing changes in China, and in shaping the relations between the university and the state during periods of social change.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789622099364
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
Publication date:
04/07/2009
Series:
Education in China: Reform and Diversity Series
Pages:
276
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Table and Figures vii

Abbreviations ix

Foreword xi

Chapter 1 Introduction 1

Chapter 2 University Autonomy, the State, and Social Change: Western and Chinese Perspectives 7

Chapter 3 Social Change and Higher Education in China: An Historical Review (1840s to the early 21st century) 35

Chapter 4 Americanization and Localization: Tensions in Tsinghua College (1911-29) 65

Chapter 5 Sinicization, Politicization, and Democratization: Conflicts in Tsinghua University (1929-48) 85

Chapter 6 "Red and Expert": A Dilemma in Tsinghua University (1949-76) 103

Chapter 7 Market Forces and Globalization: Opportunities for Tsinghua University (1977 to the early 21st century) 127

Chapter 8 Political Crisis and Commitment: Challenges to Tsinghua University (1977 to the early 21st century) 155

Chapter 9 Towards an Understanding of Autonomy as Semi-Independence 179

Appendices 213

Notes 229

Bibliography 231

Index 257

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