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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...

  • International Comparisons of China?s Technical and Vocational Education and Training Systemby Zhenyi Guo; Stephen Lamb

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 209.00

    Using Yunnan Province as a subject, this case study is a closely argued analysis of the operation of TVET in China. The authors use international criteria in a searching assessment of performance, at the same time documenting areas of strength and weakness. 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...

  • 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...

  • Managing God's Higher Learningby Dong Wang

    Lexington Books 2007; US$ 38.99

    As the first co-educational institution of higher learning in China, Lingnan University made monumental strides in the education of Christian women, and it created a viable alternative to traditional Chinese models. Wang contends that Lingnan University found ways to adapt and 'layer' a Christian presence at a time when the nationalization and secularization... more...

  • Sport and Physical Education in Chinaby Robin Jones; James (Jim) Riordan

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 63.95

    Written by a number of expert scholars from around the world, including China itself, with the aim of extending knowledge and taking the cross-cultural study of PE and sport beyond the descriptive level, this book provides unique and up to date material. Subjects covered include: *ancient and modern history *structure, administration and finance *PE... more...

  • Constructing Post-Colonial Indiaby Sanjay Srivastava

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 63.95

    An interdisciplinary and engaging book which looks at the nature of Indian society since Independence and unpacks what post-colonialism means to Indian citizens. Using the case study of the Doon School, a famous boarding school for boys, and one of the leading educational institutions in India, the author argues that to be post-colonial in India is... more...

  • War Memory, Nationalism and Education in Postwar Japanby Yoshiko Nozaki

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    The controversy over official state-approved history textbooks in Japan, which omit or play down many episodes of Japan?s occupation of neighbouring countries during the Asia-Pacific War (1931-1945), and which have been challenged by critics who favour more critical, peace and justice perspectives, goes to the heart of Japan?s sense of itself as a... more...

  • Citizenship Curriculum in Asia and the Pacificby David L. Grossman; Wing On Lee; Kerry J. Kennedy

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 209.00

    This impressive collection of case studies of a diverse group of societies examines the realities, tensions and pressures that influence the formation of the citizenship curriculum. It informs and enriches understanding of this complex relationship. more...

  • Language and Education in Japanby Professor Yasuko Kanno

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00

    The first critical ethnography of bilingual education in Japan. Based on fieldwork at five different schools, this examines the role of schools in the unequal distribution of bilingualism as cultural capital. It argues that schooling gives children unequal access to bilingualism thus socializing them into different futures. more...