Hayhoe, Ruth

Portraits of 21st Century Chinese Universities

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Table of contents

0. Introduction and Acknowledgements
Ruth Hayhoe

Part I. Overview and Main Themes

1. Understanding China’s Move to Mass Higher Education from a Policy Perspective
Qiang Zha

2. Equity, Institutional Change and Civil Society – The Student Experience in China’s Move to Mass Higher Education
Jun Li

Part II. Portraits of Three Public Comprehensive Universities

3. Peking University – Icon of Cultural Leadership
Ruth Hayhoe, Qiang Zha, Yan Fengqiao

4. Nanjing University – Redeeming the Past by Academic Merit
Jun Li, Jing Lin, Gong Fang

5. Xiamen University – A Southeastern Outlook
Ruth Hayhoe, Qiang Zha, Xie Zuxu

Part III. Portraits of Three Education-Related Universities

6. East China Normal University – Education in the Lead
Ruth Hayhoe, Qiang Zha, Li Mei

7. Southwest University – An Unusual Merger and New Challenges
Jun Li, Jing Lin, Liu Yibing

8. Yanbian University – Building a Niche through a Multicultural Identity
Jing Lin, Jun Li, Piao Taizhu

Part IV. Portraits of Three Science and Technology Universities

9. The University of Science and Technology of China – Can the Caltech Model take Root in Chinese Soil?
Qiang Zha, Jun Li, Cheng Xiaofang

10. Huazhong University of Science and Technology – A Microcosm of New China’s Higher Education
Ruth Hayhoe, Jun Li, Chen Min, Zhou Guangli

11. Northwest Agricultural and Forestry University – An Agricultural Multiversity?
Qiang Zha, Ruth Hayhoe, Niu Hongtai

Part V. Portraits of Three Private Universities

12. Yellow River University of Science and Technology – Pioneer of Private Higher Education
Ruth Hayhoe, Jing Lin, Tang Baomei

13. Xi’an International University – Transforming Fish into Dragons
Jun Li, Jing Lin, Wang Guan

14. Blue Sky – A University for the Socially Marginalized
Jing Lin, Qiang Zha

Part VI. Conclusion and Future Directions

15. Is There an Emerging Chinese Model of the University?
Qiang Zha

Keywords: Education, International and Comparative Education, History, Cultural Heritage, Educational Policy and Politics, Philosophy of Education

Publication year
CERC Studies in Comparative Education
Page amount
498 pages
Upbringing, Education

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