Market reform, financial decentralization, and economic globalization have greatly accentuated China's social and regional inequalities. Education is expected to address these inequalities in a context of rapid social change, including the rise of an urban middle class, changed status of women,...
Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge
The Impact on Indigenous/Minority Literacy and Social Harmony
China has huge ethnic minorities – over 40 different groups with a total population of over 100 million. Over time China’s policies towards minority languages have varied, changing from policies which have accommodated minority languages to policies which have encouraged integration. At...
Published October 26th 2011 by Routledge
The Global Dimensions
The issues surrounding Hong Kong's global position and international links grow increasingly complex by the day as the process of Hong Kong's transformation from a British colony to a Chinese Special Administration Region unfolds. This volume addresses a number of questions relating to this process...
Published July 30th 1997 by Routledge
Passage to Chinese Sovereignty
This paperback reader provides the student and general reader with easy access to the major issues of the Hong Kong transition crisis. Contributors include both editors, as well as Frank Ching, Berry F. Hsu, Reginald Yin-wang Kwok, Peter Kwong, Julian Y.M. Leung, Ronald Skeldon, Alvin Y. So,...
Published April 29th 1996 by Routledge
Toward One Country and Two Systems
Explores the implications of the transfer of sovereignty over Hong Kong in 1997 to the People's Republic of China and the political, economic and cultural impact of the social transition on education....
Published January 30th 1992 by Routledge