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By Gerard A. Postiglione

Marketplace reform, monetary decentralization, and monetary globalization have significantly accentuated China's social and local inequalities. schooling is predicted to deal with those inequalities in a context of fast social switch, together with the increase of an city heart category, replaced prestige of ladies, resurgence of ethnic identities, growing to be rural to city migration, and lingering poverty in distant parts. yet a few argue that nation guidelines haven't sufficiently addressed inequitable practices, and that faculties really perpetuate and reproduce inequities, giving upward push to a brand new method of social stratification pushed extra through marketplace forces than socialist rules. that includes all unique, formerly unpublished fabric, this quantity examines this argument via research of chosen elements of academic stratification in China in the course of the reform period. Chapters concentrate on the hot city center type, bad rural citizens, the migrant inhabitants in city components, rural ladies, and ethnic minorities. The members are proven students within the box, and so they construct a conceptual framework for assessing the measure to which China's academic reforms are inclusive, equitable, and integrative throughout social different types and teams.

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Zhongguo funu, the official women’s magazine of China, ran a yearlong dialogue about whether women should leave the workforce for home. The years 1986 to 1988 witnessed the growth of popular women’s magazines, the establishment of NGOs dedicated to female equality, the continued growth of women’s studies at Chinese universities, and increased collaboration between the ACWF and scholars in those programs. As access to social services, including schooling, deteriorated in rural China, the ACWF became more proactive in seeking aid for women.

15. In particular, the Spring Bud Program. shtml). 16. org. 17. Zhongguo minzujiaoyu wushi nian (Fifty years of ethnic education in China) (Beijing: Hongqi chubanshe, 1999), p. 495. 18. Zhongguo minzujiaoyu wushi nian, pp. 516–517. 19. The figure for urban Beijing is 1 percent. 20. Access to eyeglasses is also limited. 1 percent reported having difficulties seeing the blackboard or doing homework due to poor vision. Many rural children have difficulty doing homework because of the difficulty of seeing in poor light.

Michael Feathermore (London: Sage Publications, 1997). 29. htm, December 28, 2004. 30. Beijing Migrant Population Census Office, 1997 Census of the Migrant Population in Beijing Municipality (Beijing: China Commercial Printing House, 1998). 31. See Han Jialing, “Beijing shi liudong ertong yiwu jiaoyu zhuangkuang diaocha baogao” (Report on investigation of Beijing City transient children compulsory education situation) Zhongguo qingnian yanjiu (Youth studies), no. 8 (2001), pp. 1–7. 32. Zou Lanchun, Beijing de liudong renkou (Beijing’s floating population) (Beijing: Zhongguo renkou chubanshe, 1996).

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