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  1. Education and Society in Post-Mao China

    Pragmatism and ideology in the quest for modernization

    By Edward Vickers, Xiao-dong Zeng

    Series: Routledge Studies in Education and Society in Asia

    This book provides an overview of the development of China’s education system in the period since the end of the Cultural Revolution by analyzing the shifts in education policy and practice, and in related financial and administrative structures, highlighting the ways in which these have resulted...

    To Be Published December 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Constructing Modern Asian Citizenship

    Edited by Edward Vickers, Krishna Kumar

    Series: Routledge Studies in Education and Society in Asia

    What does it mean for a society to be ‘modern’? What beliefs, habits and behaviour does a modern state require of its citizens? How can these be fostered? In many non-Western contexts, modernization has tended to be equated with Westernization, and hence with an abandonment of authentic indigenous...

    To Be Published December 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Imagining Japan in Post-war East Asia

    Identity Politics, Schooling and Popular Culture

    Edited by Paul Morris, Naoko Shimazu, Edward Vickers

    Series: Routledge Studies in Education and Society in Asia

    In the decades since her defeat in the Second World War, Japan has continued to loom large in the national imagination of many of her East Asian neighbours. While for many, Japan still conjures up images of rampant military brutality, at different times and in different communities, alternative...

    Published December 19th 2013 by Routledge

  4. In Search of an Identity

    The Politics of History Teaching in Hong Kong, 1960s-2000

    By Edward Vickers

    Series: East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 20th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Education as a Political Tool in Asia

    Edited by Marie Lall, Edward Vickers

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    This book offers a fresh and comparative approach in questioning what education is being used for and what the effects of the politicisation of education are on Asian societies in the era of globalisation. Education has been used as a political tool throughout the ages and across the whole world to...

    Published June 29th 2010 by Routledge

  6. History Education and National Identity in East Asia

    Edited by Edward Vickers

    Series: Reference Books in International Education

    Visions of the past are crucual to the way that any community imagines itself and constructs its identity. This edited volume contains the first significant studies of the politics of history education in East Asian societies....

    Published June 4th 2005 by Routledge

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