Affirmative Action in China and the U.S.

A Dialogue on Inequality and Minority Education

  • Editors
  • Minglang Zhou
  • Ann Maxwell Hill

Part of the International and Development Education book series (INTDE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Introduction

    1. Ann Maxwell Hill, Minglang Zhou
      Pages 1-24
  3. Debating China’s Positive Policies: Historical Antecedents and Contemporary Practice

  4. Between State Education and Local Cultures

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 117-117
    2. Gerard A. Postiglione, Ben Jiao, Ngawang Tsering
      Pages 127-142
    3. Christina Y. Chan, Stevan Harrell
      Pages 143-164
  5. Between Market Competitiveness and Cultural/Linguistic Identities

  6. Globalizing the Discourse on Inequality and Education

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 261-268

About this book


This volume is the first to comprehensively examine Chinese's affirmative action policies in the critical area of minority education, the most important conduit to employment and economic success in the PRC after the economic reforms begun in the late 1970s.


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