Higher Education in China


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Higher Education in China



Author: Jianmin Gu, Xueping Li and Lihua Wang
Order No. 1063
ISBN-13: 9781931907590
ISBN-10: 1931907595
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Homa & Sekey Books
Pub Year: 2009
Pages: 227
Language: English
Size: 6 x 9
Price: $60.00
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Higher Education in China offers a comprehensive introduction to the past and present of higher education in China. After giving a brief account of the origin and historical development of higher education in China, the book discusses in detail the various aspects of the current system of higher education in the People’s Republic of China – its structure, management, admissions, graduate employment, undergraduate and postgraduate education, specialized education, research and teaching staff. The authors highlight some of the distinguishing characteristics of higher education in China: its long history, enormous size, centralized management, the pragmatic trend and many non-formal forms.




This book aims at helping international readers make sense of the amazingly huge and complex machinery that higher education in China is today. After reading the book, readers will have a better understanding of what higher education in China is and how it works.




The book is intended for researchers and graduate students in the field of higher education, and international readers interested in higher education in China.




Dr. Jianmin Gu is a professor at the Institute of Higher Education of Zhejiang University, China. Dr. Xueping Li and Dr. Lihua Wang are researchers at the Institute of Higher Education of Zhejiang University.


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Weight 2 lbs