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Higher Education in Post-Mao China
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This book looks beyond the articulated goals and accomplishments of the modernization of higher education in China. It delves into the grass roots reality and identifies the true achievements, the unintended outcomes and the major obstacles that still have to be overcome.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Frontmatter
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vii
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  1. Acknowledgements
  2. p. ix
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  1. About the Contributors
  2. pp. xi-xiii
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  1. Abbreviations
  2. p. xiv
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  1. PART 1: THE SCOPE OF REFORM
  2. p. xv
  1. 1. Editors' Introduction
  2. pp. 1-9
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  1. 2. Reforms in the Administration and Financing of Higher Education
  2. pp. 11-27
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  1. PART 2: ENHANCING SCHOLARSHIP
  2. p. 28
  1. 3. The Strategic Role of Faculty Development and Management
  2. pp. 29-58
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  1. 4. Chinese Scholars and the World Community
  2. pp. 59-77
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  1. 5. Returns to Education -- The US/PRC Visiting Scholars Programme -- 1978-88
  2. pp. 79-98
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  1. 6. Modernizing Science Through Educating the Elite
  2. pp. 99-119
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  1. PART 3: MODERNIZATION AND THE CURRICULUM
  2. p. 120
  1. 7. Educational Utilitarianism: Where Goes Higher Education?
  2. pp. 121-140
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  1. 8. Modernizing English Language Teacher Education
  2. pp. 141-164
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  1. 9. Agricultural Universities: Engines of Rural Development?
  2. pp. 165-187
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  1. 10. Higher Adult Education: Redefining Its Roles
  2. pp. 189-210
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  1. PART 4: MARKETIZATION OF HIGHER EDUCATION
  1. 11. Stratification Trends in Technical-Professional Higher Education
  2. pp. 211-235
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  1. 12. Changing Conceptions of Equity and Student Financial Support Policies
  2. pp. 237-257
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  1. 13. Graduate Employment: From Manpower Planning to the Market Economy
  2. pp. 259-280
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  1. 14. Privatization or Quasi-Marketization?
  2. pp. 281-298
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  1. PART 5: WOMEN IN CHINESE HIGHER EDUCATION
  1. 15. Mixed Blessings: Modernizing the Education of Women
  2. pp. 299-320
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  1. 16. Chinese Educational Reforms and Feminist Praxis: On Ideals, Process and Paradigm
  2. pp. 321-343
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  1. 17. Gender Differences in Taiwan’s Academe -- Implications for the PRC
  2. pp. 345-357
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  1. PART 6: VALUES AND ASPIRATIONS
  2. p. 358
  1. 18. Is Lei Feng Finally Dead? The Search for Values in a Time of Reform and Transition
  2. pp. 359-373
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  1. 19. The Limits of Political Loosening: CCP Restraints on Student Behaviour in the Spring of 1989
  2. pp. 375-398
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  1. PART 7: CONCLUSIONS
  1. 20. Editors’ Conclusion -- The State of Chinese Higher Education Today
  2. pp. 399-416
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  1. Appendix: Executive Summary of China: Higher Education Reform. A World Bank Country Study
  2. pp. 417-434
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  1. Glossary
  2. pp. 435-442
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  1. Select Bibliography
  2. pp. 443-484
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 485-492
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