Party and Professionals: The Political Role of Teachers in Contemporary China, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Party and Professionals

The Political Role of Teachers in Contemporary China, 1st Edition

By Gordon White

Routledge

360 pages

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Originally published in 1981, this study fits into a wider context of works analysing the impact of the social revolution on the structure of Chinese society since 1949. Party and Professionals focuses on the teaching profession in relation to social ranking. As a part of the intelligentsia, the socialist government has an ambiguous relationship with teachers of all levels and this work aims to highlight the government’s political interactions with teaching professionals. This title will be of interest to students of Asian studies, Politics, International Relations and History.

Table of Contents

1. The Ideological and Policy Context 2. The Social Prestige of Teachers 3. Issues of Income and Material Welfare 4. The Political Status of Teachers 5. Teachers as a Political Interest Group 6. Conclusions: The Political Nature of the Teaching Profession; Notes; Appendix

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC008000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General