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Education Under Mao
     

Education Under Mao

by Jonathan Unger
 

ISBN-10: 0231052995

ISBN-13: 9780231052993

Pub. Date: 12/01/1982

Publisher: Columbia University Press

In Education Under Mao, an in-depth analysis of modern Chinese education, Jonathan Unger not only probes the policy issues and the nature of the debate between "Maoists" and modernizers but also shows, more concretely, how schools were organized, the changing attitudes and goals of students, and the tensions that permeated the schools. Unger focuses on

Overview

In Education Under Mao, an in-depth analysis of modern Chinese education, Jonathan Unger not only probes the policy issues and the nature of the debate between "Maoists" and modernizers but also shows, more concretely, how schools were organized, the changing attitudes and goals of students, and the tensions that permeated the schools. Unger focuses on Canton's schools through two tumultuous decades, and his rich factual presentation brings to life both the Chinese school system and its social milieu.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231052993
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
12/01/1982
Series:
Studies of the East Asian Institute
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
0.73(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
I. The Sixties: Impending Crisis
1. Up the School Ladder
2. The Senior High School Bulge and Dwindling Career Openings
3. Flawed Reforms: Rural and Urban Alternatives to the Regular Ladder
4. Memorization and Tests
5. Student Ideals and Competition: The Gathering Storm
6. The Cultural Revolution
II. After the Cultural Revolution: The Disastrous Leap Into a New School System
7. Back to School, 1968-1970
8. Down to the Countryside
9. Troubled Schools, 1970-1976
10. The Fight Over Higher Education
Epilogue: The Return of the Old Order, 1977-1980
Appendix A: The Debates Over Talent
Appendix B: The Upper Reaches of the Pre-Cultural Revolution Ladder: Into and Out of the Universities
Appendix C: The Course Curricula and Daily Schedules of High Schools Before and After the Cultural Revolution
Sources and Abbreviations Used in Notes
Notes
For Further Reading
Index

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