Selected Essays on China’s Education: Research and Review (4 volumes) consists of 22 most influential theses on the history and tradition of Chinese Education. These essays, selected and translated from China’s Education: Research and Review, a serial publication in Chinese, reflect the progress of qualitative research on Chinese education both within and outside China.
Volume 1 focuses on Written and Oral Narratives, including six articles; Volume 2 focuses on History and Current Reality, including five articles; Volume 3 focuses on Knowledge and Tradition, including six articles; and Volume 4 focuses on Gender and Education, including five articles. Aiming to promote academic dialogues on Chinese culture and education, these essays explore important educational and cultural issues in China with a transcultural perspective.
Gang DING, Ph.D. (1953), East China Normal University, is Professor of Educational Culture and History Studies at that university. He has published monographs, translations and many articles on China, including
A Series of Chinese Educational Tradition and Culture Studies (Guangxi Normal University Press, 2009).
Table of contents
Introduction Ruth Hayhoe
Creation of Traditional Cultural Curriculum: the Instruction of Analects Zhou Yong, Translated by Tom Smith
The Response of United States College Students to the Study of Confucian Humanism Barry C. Keenan
The Image of China in Chinese Language Teaching Materials in Japan Guo Xiujing, Translated by Chad Meyers
Science and Science Education in the Chinese Perspective Wu Gang, Translated by Arthur Wan
Curriculum Reform, Standards and the Teachers of the Chinese Mainland & Hong Kong SAR Leslie Nai Kwai Lo, Translated by Chad Meyers
Knowledge Resources of a Village and the Space of Cultural Power: a Field Work Li Xiaomin, Translated by Arthur Wan
All researchers and students who are interested in Chinese education culture & history and seeking for detailed descriptions or qualitative analyses concerning Chinese education tradition and reality.