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Title Minority education in China : balancing unity and diversity in an era of critical pluralism / edited by James Leibold and Chen Yangbin
Published Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, [2014]
Table of Contents
 List of Contributorsvii
 List of Figures and Tablesxi
 Foreword / James A. Banksxiii
 Acknowledgementsxix
 Introduction: Minority Education in China: Balancing Unity and Diversity in an Era of Critical Pluralism / Chen Yangbin1
pt. I Diversity in Unity or Unity in Diversity 
1.Education and Cultural Diversity in Multiethnic China / Gerard Postiglione27
2.The Power of Chinese Linguistic Imperialism and Its Challenge to Multicultural Education / He Baogang45
3.How Do You Say "China" in Mongolian? Toward a Deeper Understanding of Multicultural Education in China / Naran Bilik65
pt. II Minority Education on the Frontier: Language and Identity 
4.Bilingual Education and Language Policy in Tibet / Ma Rong83
5.Popularizing Basic Education in Tibet's Nomadic Regions / Tsamla107
6.The Practice of Ethnic Policy in Education: Xinjiang s Bilingual Education System / Zuliyati Simayi131
7.Trilingual Education and School Practice in Xinjiang / Linda Tsung161
8.Multicultural Education and Ethnic Integration: A Case Study of Girls' Education in the Lahu Area / Yang Qixue187
pt. III Educational Integration in China Proper: Pathways and Barriers 
9.Towards Another Minority Educational Elite Group in Xinjiang? / Chen Yangbin201
10.Uyghur University Students and Ramadan: Challenging the Minkaomin/Minkaohan Labels / Timothy Grose221
11.The Trilingual Trap: "Imagined" Empowerment among Ethnic Mongols in China / Zhao Zhenzhou239
12.Identity and Multilingualism: Negotiating Multiculturalism among Ethnic Korean Teachers in China / Gao Fang259
pt. IV Styles, Stereotypes, and Preferences: Hurdles for Minority Education 
13.Intellectual Styles and Their Implications for Multicultural Education in China / Li-fang Zhang279
14.Han Chinese Reactions to Preferential Minority Education in the PRC / James Leibold299
15.How University Administrators View Ethnic Minority Students / Yu Haibo321
 Notes341
 Bibliography353
 Index395
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 405 pages). : illustrations, maps
Series Education in China: reform and diversity
Education in China: reform and diversity.
Contents Foreword / James A. Banks -- Introduction: Minority education in China: balancing unity and diversity in an era of critical pluralism / James Leibold and Chen Yangbin -- part 1. Diversity in unity or unity in diversity. Education and cultural diversity in multiethnic China / Gerard Postiglione ; The power of Chinese linguistic imperialism and its challenge to multicultural education / He Baogang ; How do you say "China" in Mongolian?: toward a deeper understanding of multicultural education in China / Naran Bilik -- part 2. Minority education on the frontier: language and identity. Bilingual education and language policy in Tibet / Ma Rong ; Popularizing basic education in Tibet's nomadic regions / Gerard Postiglione, Ben Jiao, Li Xiaoliang, and Tsamla ; The practice of ethnic policy in education: Xinjiang's bilingual education system / Zuliyati Simayi ; Trilingual education and school practice in Xinjiang / Linda Tsung ; Multicultural education and ethnic integration: a case study of girls' education in the Lahu Area / Teng Xing, Yang Hong, and Yang Qixue -- part 3. Educational integration in China proper: pathways and barriers. Towards another minority educational elite group in Xinjiang? / Chen Yangbin ; Uyghur university students and Ramadan: challenging the Minkaomin/Minkaohan labels / Timothy Grose ; The trilingual trap: "imagined" empowerment among ethnic Mongols in China / Zhao Zhenzhou ; Identity and multilingualism: negotiating multiculturalism among ethnic Korean teachers in China / Gao Fang -- part 4. Styles, stereotypes, and preferences: hurdles for minority education. Intellectual styles and their implications for multicultural education in China / Li-fang Zhang ; Han Chinese reactions to preferential minority education in the PRC / James Leibold ; How university administrators view ethnic minority students / Yu Haibo
Summary China has been ethnically, linguistically, and religiously diverse. This volume recasts the pedagogical and policy challenges of minority education in China in the light of the state's efforts to balance unity and diversity. It brings together leading experts including both critical voices writing from outside China and those working inside China's educational system. The essays explore different aspects of ethnic minority education in China
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 353-393) and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (JSTOR platform, viewed November 23, 2016)
Subject Education, Bilingual -- China.
Minorities -- Education -- China.
Genre/Form Essays.
Form Electronic book
Author Banks, James A., writer of foreword
Chen, Yangbin, 1972- editor
Leibold, James, editor
ISBN 9789888268290 (ebk.)
9888268295 (ebk.)