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Being modern in China : a Western cultural analysis of modernity, tradition and schooling in China today / Paul Willis
Bib ID 8124430
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Willis, Paul E., author
 
Description Cambridge, UK ; Medford, MA, USA : Polity Press, 2020 
©2020 
xii, 196 pages ; 23 cm 
ISBN 9781509538300 (hardcover)
1509538305 (hardcover)
9781509538317 (paperback)
1509538313 (paperback)
Full contents
  • The Chinese scene
  • Modernity's symbolic order
  • Country bad/city good
  • Consuming consumerism
  • The Internet as deus ex machina
  • Education's symbolic order
  • The Gaokao regime
  • The three arrows and experience
  • "People is the fish"
  • The view from the saved
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Consumption (Economics) -- Social aspects -- China.  |  Information technology -- Social aspects -- China.  |  Education -- Social aspects -- China.  |  Educational change -- China.  |  Gaokao (Educational test)  |  Migration, Internal -- Social aspects -- China.  |  Urbanization -- China.  |  China -- Civilization -- 21st century.  |  China.

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