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International mobility and educational desire : Chinese foreign talent students in Singapore

Author: Peidong Yang
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, [2016] ©2016
Series: Anthropological studies of education; Palgrave pivot.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines the Singapore government's controversial practice of recruiting students from China and granting them full scholarships on the condition of a service "bond".

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peidong Yang
ISBN: 9781137591425 1137591420 9781137591432 1137591439 9781349931835 1349931837
OCLC Number: 947145675
Description: xiii, 136 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Contexts : Singapore's foreign talent programs and the Chinese middle school as a recruiting ground --
Selecting scholars for Singapore : the SM2 program --
Singlish and the Singaporean : cross-cultural encounter and othering --
Being "very China : " self-consciousness and identity transformation --
Desiring an education : scholarly idealism and anti-scholarly entrepreneurialism.
Series Title: Anthropological studies of education; Palgrave pivot.
Responsibility: Peidong Yang.

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