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International Mobility and Educational Desire : Chinese Foreign Talent Students in Singapore

Author: Peidong Yang
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan US, 2016.
Series: Anthropological Studies of Education.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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". It offers detailed ethnographic accounts of the Chinese "foreign talent" students' educational and cross-cultural experiences in Singapore to illustrate the complex intersections between international mobility and educational desire. In doing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Ressources Internet
Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée :
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peidong Yang
ISBN: 9781137591432 1137591439
OCLC Number: 958802882
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (XIII, 136 pages) : 2 illustrations
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Contexts: Singapore's foreign talent programs and the Chinese middle school as a recruiting ground --
3. Selecting scholars for Singapore: the SM2 program --
4. Singlish and the Singaporean: cross-cultural encounter and othering --
5. Being "very China": self-consciousness and identity transformation --
6. Desiring an education: scholarly idealism and anti-scholarly entrepreneurialism.
Series Title: Anthropological Studies of Education.
Responsibility: by Peidong Yang.

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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". It offers detailed ethnographic accounts of the Chinese "foreign talent" students' educational and cross-cultural experiences in Singapore to illustrate the complex intersections between international mobility and educational desire. In doing so, the book presents contemporary Singapore society's concerns over immigration and cross-cultural encounters from a unique perspective.

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