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Education in Communist China

1st Edition

By R.F. Price


336 pages

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This book, first published in 1970 and revised in 1975, lays out the background to the Chinese educational system and attempts of the communist leadership to reform the school system. It analyses the educational implications of the Cultural Revolution and the difficulties Mao faced in his attempts to introduce new educational policies. This book forms a valuable case study in the reform of education.

Table of Contents

1. Educational Aims and the Thoughts of Mao Zedong 2. The Chinese Tradition – Background to Mao's Thoughts 3. Obstacles to Educational Reform 4. The Full-Time Schools 5. Part-Time Schools and Classes 6. The Teachers 7. The Moral-Political Educators 8. Education and the Cultural Revolution, 1966-1969

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Education in Asia

This set of reissued books examines education in Asia from a variety of different angles. From the westernisation of early twentieth century Chinese education, to the impact of the Communist revolution, to education and society in Korea, to Asian women’s experiences of education – this set collects some key texts by a range of original thinkers.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies