Education and Social Change in China
Inequality in a Market Economy
By (author) Gerard A. Postiglione
Normal Price: $207.00
Your Price: $186.30 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $20.70! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $9.32 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 7-10 days
Education and Social Change in China by Gerard A. Postiglione
Book DescriptionMarket reform, financial decentralization, and economic globalization have greatly accentuated China's social and regional inequalities. Education is expected to address these inequalities in a context of rapid social change, including the rise of an urban middle class, changed status of women, resurgence of ethnic identities, growing rural to urban migration, and lingering poverty in remote areas. But some argue that state policies have not sufficiently addressed inequitable practices, and that schools actually perpetuate and reproduce inequities, giving rise to a new system of social stratification driven more by market forces than socialist principles. Featuring all original, previously unpublished material, this volume examines this argument through analysis of selected aspects of educational stratification in China during the reform era. Chapters focus on the new urban middle class, poor rural residents, the migrant population in urban areas, rural girls, and ethnic minorities. The contributors are established scholars in the field, and they build a conceptual framework for assessing the degree to which China's educational reforms are inclusive, equitable, and integrative across social categories and groups.
Buy Education and Social Change in China book by Gerard A. Postiglione from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780765614766
(229mm x 152mm x 22mm)
Imprint: M.E. Sharpe
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Gerard A. Postiglione
Crossing Borders in East Asian Higher Education, Paperback (February 2010)
Crossing Borders in East Asian Higher Education examines issues that have emerged as higher education systems across East Asia confront and adapt to the changing economic, social, and educational environments in which they now operate.
Education and Social Change in China, Paperback (March 2006)
Market reform and other factors have accentuated China's social and regional inequalities. Education was expected to address these inequalities, but some argue that state policies have not sufficiently addressed them. This book examines this argument through analysis of selected aspects of educational stratification in China during the reform era.
China's National Minority Education, Hardback (August 1999)» View all books by Gerard A. Postiglione
This volume focuses on policies and practices in the education of China's national minorities with the purpose of assessing the goals and impact of state sponsored education for China's non-Han people's.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Education and Social Change in China book by Gerard A. Postiglione and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.