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Higher Education, Meritocracy and Inequality in China

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      This book investigates the changing opportunities in higher education for different social groups during China's transition from the socialist regime to a market economy. 1 Paperback / softback 9 Illustrations, color; 1 Illustrations, black and white; XVI, 221 p. 10 illus., 9 illus. in color.

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    2. Yderligere info
      Udgivelsesdato:
      23-06-2018
      Sprog:
      Engelsk
      ISBN13:
      9789811093937
      Sidetal:
      240
      Vægt:
      3693 g
      Bredde:
      155 mm
      Højde:
      235 mm
      Mærkat:
      Bog, paperback
      Format:
      Paperback
      Udgave:
      Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2016
      • Bibliotekernes beskrivelse

        This book investigates the changing opportunities in higher education for different social groups during China's transition from the socialist regime to a market economy. The first part of the book provides a historical and comparative analysis of the development of the idea of meritocracy, since its early origins in China, and in more recent western thought. The second part then explores higher education reforms in China, the part played by supposedly meritocratic forms of selection, and the implications of these for social mobility. Based on original empirical data, Ye Liu sheds light on the socio-economic, gender and geographical inequalities behind the meritocratic facade of the Gaokao ( ). Liu argues that the Chinese philosophical belief in education-based meritocracy had a modern makeover in the Gaokao, and that this ideology induces working-class and rural students to believe in upward social mobility through higher education. When the Gaokao broke the promise of status improvement for rural students, they turned to the Chinese Communist Party and sought political connections by actively applying for its membership. This book reveals a bleak picture of visible and invisible inequality in terms of access to and participation in higher education in contemporary China. Written in an accessible style, it offers a valuable resource for researchers and non-specialist readers alike.

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