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Education in Modern China.

Author: R F Price
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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First published in 1970 this re-issues the revised edition of 1979. This book examines the part played both by tradition and by the Cultural Revolution in the educational system of twentieth century China and explores the apparent reversal of policy which took place since the death of Mao. The book discusses the writings of Mao on the nature of man, society and knowledge and his ideas on education. These are then  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Price, R.F.
Education in Modern China.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: R F Price
ISBN: 9781136574979 1136574972
OCLC Number: 871224423
Description: 1 online resource (367 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Content; World education series; General editor's introduction; Preface; Abbreviations; 1 Educational aims and the thoughts of Mao Ze-dong; The Cultural Revolution of I966; The Thoughts of Mao Ze-dong; Educational policies, I949-I966; 2 The Chinese tradition-background to Mao's thoughts; China's history; Traditional philosophy; Religion; Mao Ze-dong and the tradition; 3 Obstacles to educational reform; Geographic and demographic factors; Language problems. Administrative and social factorsEconomic factors; The influence of the pre-I949 school system and foreign education; Educational change; 4 The full-time schools; First level schools; Second level schools; Third level schools; Foreign language teaching-a case study; 5 Part-time schools and classes; Spare-time education; Literacy campaigns; Part-work schools; 6 The teachers; Quantity and quality; The Teachers' Union; Teacher education; Training outside the training school system; 7 The moral-political educators; The Communist Party; The People's Liberation Army (the PLA); The Youth League. The Young PioneersThe Red Guards; The written and the spoken word; 8 Education and the Cultural Revolution, 1966-1969; Why the students?; Making revolution; Criticizing the old; 'Transforming' education; Selection for tertiary schooling; 9 Education after Mao?; Moral-political education; Re-evaluating the 'two estimations'; Planning the schools; Combining education with productive labour; Other questions; Conclusion; Further reading; Bibliography; Bibliography; Further reading; Chronological table; Transcriptions; Map of language families and dialect groups; Glossary; Index.

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First published in 1970, this re-issues the revised edition of 1979 and discusses the writings of Mao on the nature of man, society and knowledge and his ideas on education. These are then seen in  Read more...

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