Portraits of 21st Century Chinese Universities

In the Move to Mass Higher Education

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ISBN: 978-94-007-2788-5 (Print) 978-94-007-2789-2 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

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      Pages 1-18

      Introduction and Acknowledgements

  2. Overview and Main Themes

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 19-19

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      Pages 20-57

      Understanding China’s Move to Mass Higher Education from a Policy Perspective

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      Pages 58-93

      Equity, Institutional Change and Civil Society – The Student Experience in China’s Move to Mass Higher Education

  3. Portraits of Three Public Comprehensive Universities

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 94-94

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      Pages 95-130

      Peking University – Icon of Cultural Leadership

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      Pages 131-161

      Nanjing University – Redeeming the Past by Academic Merit

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      Pages 162-189

      Xiamen University – A Southeastern Outlook

  4. Portraits of Three Education-Related Universities

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 190-190

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      Pages 192-220

      East China Normal University – Education in the Lead

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      Pages 221-243

      Southwest University – An Unusual Merger and New Challenges

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      Pages 244-269

      Yanbian University – Building a Niche through a Multicultural Identity

  5. Portraits of Three Science and Technology Universities

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 270-270

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      Pages 271-306

      The University of Science and Technology of China – Can the Caltech Model take Root in Chinese Soil?

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      Pages 307-343

      Huazhong University of Science and Technology – A Microcosm of New China’s Higher Education

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      Pages 344-371

      Northwest Agricultural and Forestry University – An Agricultural Multiversity?

  6. Portraits of Three Private Universities

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 372-372

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      Pages 374-399

      Yellow River University of Science and Technology – Pioneer of Private Higher Education

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      Pages 400-421

      Xi’an International University – Transforming Fish into Dragons

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      Pages 422-449

      Blue Sky – A University for the Socially Marginalized

  7. Conclusion and Future Directions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 450-450

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      Pages 451-471

      Is There an Emerging Chinese Model of the University?

  8. Back Matter

    Pages 472-483