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  • Fictions of Integration: American Children's Literature and the Legacies of Brown v. Board of Education book cover

    Fictions of Integration

    American Children's Literature and the Legacies of Brown v. Board of Education, 1st Edition

    By Naomi Lesley

    This book examines how children’s and young adult literature addresses and interrogates the legacies of American school desegregation. Such literature narrates not only the famous battles to implement desegregation in the South, in places like Little Rock, Arkansas, but also more insidious and less…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17 
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  • Problems of Chinese Education book cover

    Problems of Chinese Education

    1st Edition

    By Victor Purcell

    The aim of this book, first published in 1936, was to give a complete conspectus of Chinese education at the time. It succeeds in this, describing entirely a period when China had abandoned an age-old system of literary education in favour of one derived from the West. However, the sponsors of the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
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  • Chinese Education: Problems, Policies, and Prospects book cover

    Chinese Education

    Problems, Policies, and Prospects, 1st Edition

    By Irving Epstein

    This book, first published in 1991, is concerned with educational change. It seeks to place Chinese educational policies within the broader social context of Chinese development and modernisation imperatives by analysing issues germane to specific educational structures and sectors. At the same…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
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  • China's Education and the Industrialised World: Studies in Cultural Transfer book cover

    China's Education and the Industrialised World

    Studies in Cultural Transfer, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth Hayhoe, Marianne Bastid

    This book, first published in 1987, studies the practical and intellectual import of China's educational relations with the industrialised West, the Soviet Union and Japan. On the practical level, it provides a broad historical and philosophical context within which the possibilities and dangers…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
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  • Early Childhood Education in Asia and the Pacific: A Source Book book cover

    Early Childhood Education in Asia and the Pacific

    A Source Book, 1st Edition

    By Stephanie Feeney

    This book, first published in 1992, provides an overview of programs for young children in countries and territories of the Pacific Rim. It focuses on programs which precede the beginning of formal schooling and that are part of the institutional structure of the country. The term early childhood…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
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  • China's Universities, 1895-1995: A Century of Cultural Conflict book cover

    China's Universities, 1895-1995

    A Century of Cultural Conflict, 1st Edition

    By Ruth Hayhoe

    This reissue (1996) provides an in-depth analysis of the development of the Chinese university during the twentieth century – a period of momentous social, economic, cultural and political change. It brings together reflections on the Chinese university and its role in the two great experiments of…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
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  • Contemporary Chinese Education book cover

    Contemporary Chinese Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth Hayhoe

    Education is seen by the Chinese as a key element in the modernisation of their country and in maintaining socialism. This book, first published in 1984, examines the nature of modern education in China since 1976, and looks at different parts of the system, the content of teaching and teaching…

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  • Education and Social Change in Korea book cover

    Education and Social Change in Korea

    1st Edition

    By Don Adams, Esther E. Gottlieb

    This book, first published in 1993, provides students and scholars with an introduction to Korean education and the dynamics of interchange between the educational system and rapidly changing Korean society. Severe political, social and educational problems may be found in modern Korea: these…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
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  • Education in Communist China book cover

    Education in Communist China

    1st Edition

    By R.F. Price

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
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  • China's Schools in Flux: Report by the State Education Leaders Delegation, National Committee on United States-China Relations book cover

    China's Schools in Flux

    Report by the State Education Leaders Delegation, National Committee on United States-China Relations, 1st Edition

    By Ronald Montaperto, Jay Henderson

    This book, first published in 1979, is the detailed study that arose from the visit of the US State Education Leaders Delegation to China in 1977. This visit observed and discussed the new directions in China's schools; the delegation was led by one of America's foremost philosophers of education,…

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  • Education in Japan: A Source Book book cover

    Education in Japan

    A Source Book, 1st Edition

    By Edward R. Beauchamp, Richard Rubinger

    This book, first published in 1989, includes essays on a number of the most important topics in Japanese education as well as the highly selected, and annotated, bibliographies. It is the editors' belief that understanding educational matters requires insight into the historical context, and have…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
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  • Education in the People's Republic of China, Past and Present: An Annotated Bibliography book cover

    Education in the People's Republic of China, Past and Present

    An Annotated Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By Franklin Parker, Betty June Parker

    The 3,053 entries in this work, first published in 1986, comprise the compliers' attempt at a comprehensive annotated bibliography of the most useful locatable books, monographs, pamphlets, regularly and occasionally issued serials, scholarly papers, and selected newspaper accounts dealing in a…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
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