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Impacts Of Cultural Capital On Student College Choice In China

Author : Lan Gao
ISBN : 9780739134436
Genre : Education
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This study draws upon cultural capital theory and exploits 25 individual cases of students in a middle-size city in China in order to understand the patterns of college planning process of students with different socio-economic status. This study will enrich cultural capital theory by applying it to the transitional period of China in which the transformation of classes is complex and distinctive and also contribute to the understandings of the impacts of class-based cultural capital on student college-going behavior in China.

Policy Metamorphosis In China

Author : Xiaojiong Ding
ISBN : 9780739171868
Genre : Education
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This book delineates the history of minban/private education in mainland China, particularly its current form. It studies the process of policy implementation in the domain of minban education, on the basis of which the Chinese central-local relationships and the contemporary model of state governance are analyzed.

Learning To Be Tibetan

Author : Miaoyan Yang
ISBN : 9781498544641
Genre : Education
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This study examines the role of Chinese state schooling in the construction of Tibetan ethnic identity. Based on ethnographic research at Minzu University, it analyzes various patterns of ethnic identification among students and investigates the ways in which minority education in China functions to cultivate ideological loyalty to the state.

The Discursive Construction Of Intercultural Understanding In China

Author : Wang Xi
ISBN : 9781498514316
Genre : Political Science
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This ethnographic study of an international curriculum program in China provides a holistic picture of classroom communication and describes patterns of discursive practice so that readers might vicariously experience the discursive construction of intercultural understanding. Through critical discourse analysis, this book reveals unequal access to meaning-making in everyday communication and explains these asymmetries in power.

Social Structuration In Tibetan Society

Author : Jia Luo
ISBN : 9781498544672
Genre : Social Science
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This book provides a broad sociological study of Tibetan education and knowledge production. It examines Tibet’s traditional social structures and hierarchies, analyzes spiritual dimensions of its culture and their role in education, and applies social and philosophical theories to Tibetan society.

Power And Moral Education In China

Author : Wangbei Ye
ISBN : 9780739175484
Genre : Social Science
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In Powerand Moral Education in China, Wangbei Ye examines China’s recent initiation of school-based curriculum development in moral education as a means to analyze the power redistribution brought about by China’s economic reform. Though there is a great deal of scholarship dealing with moral education in China, the role of power has never been systematically discussed in relation to this topic.

The Implementation Of Inclusive Education In Beijing

Author : Kai Yu
ISBN : 9780739146996
Genre : Education
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The Chinese educational experience illustrates a vacillation between a socialist egalitarian belief and a liberal cost-effective development model. The apex of China’s education system has become a privileged meritocracy. By studying battles of ideologies among policy makers and implementers, Kai Yu’s The Implementation of Inclusive Education in Beijing develops effective strategies for change in schools where institutional values are contested. This book will help policy researchers decipher the enigma of policy implementation in a centralized system like China.

The Demoralization Of Teachers

Author : Dan Wang
ISBN : 9780739169438
Genre : Education
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This book offers a rich ethnographic account that meticulously portrays teachers’ life and work, hopes and despairs, and daily struggles within and beyond a Chinese rural school. Through a vivid narrative, the book elucidates little by little the structural, systemic causes for the local predicaments and reveals the profound moral crisis in the Chinese society after decades of the capitalist economic reform.

Chinese Higher Education Reform And Social Justice

Author : Bin Wu
ISBN : 9781134650255
Genre : Social Science
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In place of a distributive justice perspective which focuses simply on equal access to universities, this book presents a broader understanding of the relationship between Chinese higher education and economic and social change. The necessity for research on the place of universities in contemporary Chinese society may be seen from current debates about and policy towards issues of educational inequality at Chinese universities. Many questions arise as a consequence: What are the limitations of neo-liberalism in higher education policy and what are the alternatives? How has the Chinese government met the challenges of educational inequality, and what lessons may be learned from its recent initiatives? How may higher education enhance social justice in Chinese society given economic, social, and cultural inequality? What may be learned from the experience of Macau, Hong Kong, and of Taiwan in terms of achieving social justice in Chinese universities? These questions are considered by a group of leading scholars from both inside and outside China.

Inside The College Gates

Author : Jenny M. Stuber
ISBN : 0739149008
Genre : Social Science
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To date, scholars in higher education have examined the ways in which students' experiences in the classroom and the human capital they attain impact social class inequalities. In this book, Jenny Stuber argues that the experiential core of college life-the social and extra-curricular worlds of higher education-operates as a setting in which social class inequalities manifest and get reproduced. As college students form friendships and get involved in activities like Greek life, study abroad, and student government, they acquire the social and cultural resources that give them access to valuable social and occupational opportunities beyond the college gates. Yet students' social class backgrounds also impact how they experience the experiential core of college life, structuring their abilities to navigate their campus's social and extra-curricular worlds. Stuber shows that upper-middle-class students typically arrive on campus with sophisticated maps and navigational devices to guide their journeys-while working-class students are typically less well equipped for the journey. She demonstrates, as well, that students' social interactions, friendships, and extra-curricular involvements also shape-and are shaped by-their social class worldviews-the ideas they have about their own and others' class identities and their beliefs about where they and others fit within the class system. By focusing on student' social class worldviews, this book provides insight into how identities and consciousness are shaped within educational settings. Ultimately, this examination of what happens inside the college gates shows how which higher education serves as an avenue for social reproduction, while also providing opportunities for the contestation of class inequalities.

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