1st Edition

Chinese Higher Education Reform and Social Justice

Edited By Bin Wu, W. John Morgan Copyright 2016
    174 Pages 14 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    174 Pages 3 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    This book presents a broader understanding of the relationship between Chinese higher education and economic and social change. It attempts to fill the unevenness in China's economic and social development and education through initiating a debate about Chinese higher education and social justice.

    Introduction: Chinese higher education reform and social justice 1. Chinese higher education and social justice: What can the capabilities approach offer? 2. Social justice through financial distribution at China’s universities: A student survey in Shaanxi Province 3. Employment equality in China’s universities: Perceptions of ‘decent work’ among university teachers in Beijing 4. The career prospects of university graduates from urban families: A cultural perspective 5. Moving to find a job: Chinese Masters’ degree graduates and internal migration 6. Residential colleges as living- learning communities in China: Some recent developments 7. Adult higher and continuing education in Mainland China and in Hong Kong: Social justice or user pays? 8. Social justice and higher education financing in Hong Kong 9. Taiwanese adult learners with self- regulated learning difficulties: The social justice perspective


    Bin Wu is a Senior Research Fellow in the School of Contemporary Chinese Studies at the University of Nottingham, UK.