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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- UPA 2009; US$ 34.99
This book investigates the impact of culture-based learning among secondary school children in India and reflects that students have the potential to adapt and develop their learning styles according to society, family, religion, and cultural demands. more...
- 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...
- Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 141.52
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...