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  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education in Asia

  • 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 – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education in Asia

  • 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 – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education in Asia

  • 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,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education in Asia

  • 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 – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education in Asia

  • 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 – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education in Asia

  • Women, Education and Development in Asia

    Cross-National Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Grace C.L. Mak

    This reissue (1996) examines four interrelated aspects of schooling for women in ten Asian countries: the development experience of a country and how it affects education and women’s status; the types of educational opportunities available to women; if the greater exposure to education results in…

    Paperback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education in Asia

  • Transcontinental Silk Road Strategies

    Comparing China, Japan and South Korea in Uzbekistan, 1st Edition

    By Timur Dadabaev

    This book analyzes initiatives and concepts initiated by China, Japan and South Korea (the Republic of Korea) toward Central Asia to ascertain their impact on regionalism and regional cooperation in Central Asia. Using the case study of Uzbekistan, the book focuses on the formation of the discourse…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Narrative Inquiries from Fulbright Lecturers in China

    Cross-Cultural Connections in Higher Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shin Freedman, Pat Munday, Jeannette W. Cockroft

    This collection of nine Fulbright educators’ narrative accounts examines how these scholars navigated their teaching responsibilities with students, time with fellow colleagues, and cultural expectations in China, ranging from experience in teaching arts and government to questions of religion,…

    Hardback – 2019-06-18
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Belarus

    Between Democracy and Dictatorship, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elena Korosteleva, Colin Lawson, Rosalind Marsh

    Belarus is unique among the states of the former Soviet bloc, in that after a decade of transition', the country remains stalled' and backward-oriented. Political and economic changes are characterised by half-measures, and recently a new suppression of dissent has been introduced; the country…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Women and Health

    Tradition and Culture in Rural India, 1st Edition

    By Mirdula Bandyopadyay, Stewart MacPherson

    First published in 1998, this volume examines how women in general and how the socio-economic and cultural factors affect the health and nutritional status of the mother, reproductive status, utilisation of health services, awareness of health services, health care behaviour, cultural practices…

    Hardback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Handbook of Modern Japanese Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rachael Hutchinson, Leith Douglas Morton

    The Routledge Handbook of Modern Japanese Literature provides a comprehensive overview of how we study Japanese literature today. Rather than taking a purely chronological approach to the content, the chapters survey the state of the field through a number of pressing issues and themes, examining…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge

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