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Education as a political tool in Asia

Author: M C Lall; Edward Vickers
Publisher: New York, NY : Routledge, 2008.
Series: Routledge contemporary Asia series, 11.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book offers a fresh and comparative approach in questioning what education is being used for and what the effects of the politicization of education are on Asian societies in the era of globalization.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Education as a political tool in Asia.
New York, NY : Routledge, 2008
(DLC) 2008027321
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: M C Lall; Edward Vickers
OCLC Number: 319510048
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Education, identity and the politics of modern state formation in Asia: A comparative and historical perspective; 2 The inescapability of politics?: Nationalism, democratization and social order in Japanese education; 3 The opportunity of China?: Education, patriotic values and the Chinese state; 4 Education, politics and the state in Hong Kong; 5 Creating good citizens, or a competitive workforce, or just plain political socialisation?: Tensions in the aims of education in Singapore.
Series Title: Routledge contemporary Asia series, 11.
Responsibility: edited by Marie Lall & Edward Vickers.

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