Governing Educational Desire

Governing Educational Desire

This title explores the cultural, political, and economic origins of Chinese desire for a college education as well as its vast consequences, which include household and national economic priorities, birthrates, ethnic relations, and patterns of governance.


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Publisher University of Chicago Press
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ISBN 0226437558
Pages 205 pages
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