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  • Affirmative Action in China and the U.S.by Minglang Zhou; Ann Maxwell Hill

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 90.00

    This volume is the first to comprehensively examine Chinese's affirmative action policies in the critical area of minority education, the most important conduit to employment and economic success in the PRC after the economic reforms begun in the late 1970s. more...

  • Behind the Gateby Fabio Lanza

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 59.99

    On Sunday, May 4, 1919, thousands of students protested the Versailles treaty in Beijing. Seventy years later, another generation demonstrated in Tiananmen Square; climbing the Monument of the People's Heroes, these protestors stood against a relief of their predecessors, and merged with their own mythology while consciously deploying their activism.... more...

  • Bilingual Education in Chinaby Anwei Feng

    Multilingual Matters 2007; US$ 59.95

    Compares and contrasts two strands of bilingualism in China, one for minority nationality groups, the other for majority. This volume examines the history, policy, philosophy, politics, provision and practice in bilingual, trilingual or multilingual education involving Mandarin Chinese, English, and minority languages. more...

  • Britain's Educational Reformby Mike Howarth

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    This book questions many of Britain's idiosyncratic attitudes towards education. Dimensions missing from Britain's recent reforms, but present in Japan are highlighted. The author argues that Britain could learn a lot from Japan in order to improve education and vocational training considerably. more...

  • Chinaby Prof. Yin Cheong Cheng

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00

    This is a dedicated issue of Chinese authors.The six papers here cover new initiatives/reforms in China and are presented by staff based either at Beijing Normal University or Hong Kong Institute of Education (with one joint author from Queensland University of Technology, Australia) more...

  • China's Universities, 1895-1995by Ruth Hayhoe

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Confucianism, Colonialism, and the Cold Warby Grace Ai-Ling Chou

    BRILL 2011; US$ 144.00

    By tracing the history of Hong Kong?s New Asia College from its 1949 establishment through its 1963 incorporation into The Chinese University of Hong Kong, this study examines the interaction of colonial, communist, and cultural forces on the Chinese periphery. more...

  • Educating in the Artsby Lindy Joubert

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 239.00

    When I was first asked to edit this book, the researcher in me delighted at the opportunity to provide case studies from different cultural traditions with a team of like-minded fellow artists, educators and researchers. But as the book took shape I also discovered a true passion for its fundamental messages. Educating in the Arts ? the Asian Experience... more...

  • Education and Training for Development in East Asiaby David Ashton; Francis Green; Donna James; Johnny Sung

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    The East Asian miracle, or its supposed demise, is always news. The Four Tiger economies of Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan and South Korea have experienced some of the fastest rates of economic growth ever achieved. This book provides the first detailed analysis of the development of education and training systems in Asia, and the relationship with... more...

  • Education as a Political Tool in Asiaby Marie Lall; Edward Vickers

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    This book offers a fresh and comparative approach in questioning what education is being used for and what the effects of the politicisation of education are on Asian societies in the era of globalisation. Education has been used as a political tool throughout the ages and across the whole world to define national identity and underlie the political... more...