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Title Portraits of 21st century Chinese universities : in the move to mass higher education / [edited by] Ruth Hayhoe, Jun Li, Jing Lin, Qiang Zha
Published Dordrecht : Springer, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 483 pages)
Series CERC studies in comparative education ; 30
CERC studies in comparative education ; 30
Contents Introduction and Acknowledgements / Ruth Hayhoe -- Overview and Main Themes -- Understanding China's Move to Mass Higher Education from a Policy Perspective / Qiang Zha -- Equity, Institutional Change and Civil Society -- The Student Experience in China's Move to Mass Higher Education / Jun Li -- Portraits of Three Public Comprehensive Universities -- Peking University -- Icon of Cultural Leadership / Ruth Hayhoe, Qiang Zha, Yan Fengqiao -- Nanjing University -- Redeeming the Past by Academic Merit / Jun Li, Jing Lin, Gong Fang -- Xiamen University -- A Southeastern Outlook / Ruth Hayhoe, Qiang Zha, Xie Zuxu -- Portraits of Three Education-Related Universities -- East China Normal University -- Education in the Lead / Ruth Hayhoe, Qiang Zha, Li Mei -- Southwest University -- An Unusual Merger and New Challenges / Jun Li, Jing Lin, Liu Yibing -- Yanbian University -- Building a Niche through a Multicultural Identity / Jing Lin, Jun Li, Piao Taizhu -- Portraits of Three Science and Technology Universities -- The University of Science and Technology of China -- Can the Caltech Model take Root in Chinese Soil? / Qiang Zha, Jun Li, Cheng Xiaofang -- Huazhong University of Science and Technology -- A Microcosm of New China's Higher Education / Ruth Hayhoe, Jun Li, Chen Min, Zhou Guangli -- Northwest Agricultural and Forestry University -- An Agricultural Multiversity? / Qiang Zha, Ruth Hayhoe, Niu Hongtai -- Portraits of Three Private Universities -- Yellow River University of Science and Technology -- Pioneer of Private Higher Education / Ruth Hayhoe, Jing Lin, Tang Baomei -- Xi'an International University -- Transforming Fish into Dragons / Jun Li, Jing Lin, Wang Guan -- Blue Sky -- A University for the Socially Marginalized / Jing Lin, Qiang Zha -- Conclusion and Future Directions -- Is There an Emerging Chinese Model of the University? / Qiang Zha
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Universities and colleges -- China.
Education, Higher -- China.
Form Electronic book
Author Hayhoe, Ruth, editor
Lin, Jing, 1962- editor
Zha, Qiang, editor
ISBN 9400727895 (electronic bk.)
9789400727892 (electronic bk.)