Education and Social Change in China, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0765621975
  • ISBN-13: 9780765621979
  • Grade Level Range: 11th Grade - College Senior
  • 207 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released November 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2006

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This eBook offers a sociological study of the effects of government policies and market reforms on China's educational system. The text analyzes selected aspects of educational stratification in China during the reform era.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Tables and Figure.
Map: Fieldwork Research Sites.
1: Inequalities and Development Discourse.
2: Schooling and Inequality in China.
3: Challenging the Gendered Dimensions of Schooling: The State, NGOs, and Transnational Alliances.
4: Rural Northwest.
5: Poverty, Health, and Schooling in Rural China.
6: Tibetan Girls’ Education: Challenging Prevailing Theory.
7: Rural Southwest.
8: Rural Classroom Teaching and Nonfarm Jobs in Yunnan.
9: Education in Rural Tibet: Development, Problems, and Adaptations.
10: Urban Divisions: Migrants and the Middle Class.
11: The Integration of Migrant Children in Beijing Schools.
12: Educational Stratification and the New Middle Class.
List of Contributors.