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New and Published Books

  1. Politics in North and South Korea

    Political Development, Economy, and Foreign Relations

    By Yangmo Ku, Inyeop Lee, Jongseok Woo

    Politics in North and South Korea provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the political dynamics of the two Koreas. Giving equal weight to North and South Korea, the authors trace the history of political and economic development and international relations of the Korean peninsula,...

    Published December 15th 2017 by Routledge

  2. The Personalist Ethic and the Rise of Urban Korea

    By Yunshik Chang

    Series: Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

    This book reviews South Korea’s experiences of kŭndaehwa (modernization), or catching up with the West, with a focus on three major historical projects, namely, expansion of new (Western) education, industrialization and democratization. The kŭndaehwa efforts that began in the last quarter of the...

    Published December 15th 2017 by Routledge

  3. China's Universities, 1895-1995

    A Century of Cultural Conflict

    By Ruth Hayhoe

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education in Asia

    This reissue (1996) provides an in-depth analysis of the development of the Chinese university during the twentieth century – a period of momentous social, economic, cultural and political change. It brings together reflections on the Chinese university and its role in the two great experiments of...

    Published December 13th 2017 by Routledge

  4. Contemporary Chinese Education

    Edited by Ruth Hayhoe

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education in Asia

    Education is seen by the Chinese as a key element in the modernisation of their country and in maintaining socialism. This book, first published in 1984, examines the nature of modern education in China since 1976, and looks at different parts of the system, the content of teaching and teaching...

    Published December 13th 2017 by Routledge

  5. Chinese Education

    Problems, Policies, and Prospects

    By Irving Epstein

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education in Asia

    This book, first published in 1991, is concerned with educational change. It seeks to place Chinese educational policies within the broader social context of Chinese development and modernisation imperatives by analysing issues germane to specific educational structures and sectors. At the same...

    Published December 13th 2017 by Routledge

  6. Early Childhood Education in Asia and the Pacific

    A Source Book

    By Stephanie Feeney

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education in Asia

    This book, first published in 1992, provides an overview of programs for young children in countries and territories of the Pacific Rim. It focuses on programs which precede the beginning of formal schooling and that are part of the institutional structure of the country. The term early childhood...

    Published December 13th 2017 by Routledge

  7. Education and Social Change in Korea

    By Don Adams, Esther E. Gottlieb

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education in Asia

    This book, first published in 1993, provides students and scholars with an introduction to Korean education and the dynamics of interchange between the educational system and rapidly changing Korean society. Severe political, social and educational problems may be found in modern Korea: these...

    Published December 13th 2017 by Routledge

  8. China's Education and the Industrialised World

    Studies in Cultural Transfer

    Edited by Ruth Hayhoe, Marianne Bastid

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education in Asia

    This book, first published in 1987, studies the practical and intellectual import of China's educational relations with the industrialised West, the Soviet Union and Japan. On the practical level, it provides a broad historical and philosophical context within which the possibilities and dangers...

    Published December 13th 2017 by Routledge

  9. Education in Communist China

    By R.F. Price

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education in Asia

    This book, first published in 1970 and revised in 1975, lays out the background to the Chinese educational system and attempts of the communist leadership to reform the school system. It analyses the educational implications of the Cultural Revolution and the difficulties Mao faced in his attempts...

    Published December 13th 2017 by Routledge

  10. Education in the People's Republic of China, Past and Present

    An Annotated Bibliography

    By Franklin Parker, Betty June Parker

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education in Asia

    The 3,053 entries in this work, first published in 1986, comprise the compliers' attempt at a comprehensive annotated bibliography of the most useful locatable books, monographs, pamphlets, regularly and occasionally issued serials, scholarly papers, and selected newspaper accounts dealing in a...

    Published December 13th 2017 by Routledge