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
‘Modernising Conservatism’ in Early Twentieth-Century China: the Discourse and Practice of Women’s Education Paul J. Bailey
Culture, Gender, and Female Students: Church-Run Women’s Colleges, 1900s–1930s Zhang Suling, Translated by Tom Smith
Educational Life in Weaving: Tracing It Back to Feng Qiuping’s Time Mao Yijing, Translated by Chad Meyers
Entering the Gendered World of Classroom Teaching Materials Shi Jinghuan, Translated by Chad Meyers
Equality of Education in the School Environment—an Investigation and Consideration of the Inferior Position of the Male Gender in Basic Education Ding Gang and Yue Long, Translated by Chad Meyers
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.