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- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 44.95
This book assesses the impact of globalization on the education systems of key East Asian countries, including China, Hong Kong, Japan, and the "tiger economies" of South Korea, Taiwan and Singapore, examining how the increasingly interdependent economic system has driven policy change and education reform. It discusses how policy makers have... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00
This volume sets out in the wider context of globalization to critically examine how selected countries / societies in Asia have responded to the growing pressures of globalization for improving university performance in the global market place. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 150.00
This book is a sociological study of how economic reforms, started in the late 1970s, have affected people's life in China. The book is based upon the author's recent research projects conducted in mainland China. The unique feature of the book is not only based upon qualitative analysis but also quantitative data, the integration of which can enhance... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1998; US$ 176.00
To understand political change in contemporary China it is crucial to understand the position of intellectuals in that society and their often troubled relation to the state. This book explores the ideas of prominent Chinese intellectuals, their relationship to the pro-democracy movements and the changing relationship between intellectuals and the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00
With the rise of the knowledge economy, universities are under pressure to embrace not just their traditional missions of teaching and research but a third mission of serving economic and social development. This book examines the major strategies that governments in East Asia have adopted to promote this kind of innovation in the education sector.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 144.00
The focus of this book is to examine the growing impact of globalization on education policy and development in the Asia Pacific region. It analyses the reaction of selected societies and the strategies that their governments have adopted in response to the tidal wave of marketization, corporization, commercialization and privatization. Particular... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 49.95
This book offers critical analysis of the search for new governance in Asia, comparing and contrasting the experiences of different Asian societies, including: China, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, South Korea, Malaysia and Thailand. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00
The e-book reflects the increasing thirst for knowledge of trends in the Far East-Changing education governance and management in Asia is representative of this. This e-book offers a distinctive comparative perspective analyzing recent changes in education governance and management in selected Asian societies including Hong Kong, Mainland... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
This book examines welfare regimes in the Greater China region, encompassing mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan. In so doing, it explores the ways in which the rapid growth and internationalisation of the economy across Greater China is presenting new social policy challenges that governments, social welfare organizations and agencies... more...