Expansion of Upper Secondary Education in Mainland China, 1980-2010

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Abstract

Upper secondary education in mainland China (China, hereafter) experienced a dramatic expansion during the period of 1980–2010. China is an illuminating case for analyzing the expansion of upper secondary education. This is not only because China’s upper secondary education has undergone a transformation from elite, mass, and universal form for the last thirty years amid the rapid economic development since the economic reform in 1978. This study mainly adopts the functionalism perspective to interpret China’s expansion of upper secondary education.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHigh School for All in East Asia
Subtitle of host publicationComparing Experiences
EditorsShinichi Aizawa, Mei Kagawa, Jeremy Rappleye
PublisherRoutledge
Chapter9
Number of pages18
Edition1st
ISBN (Electronic)9781315157719
ISBN (Print)9781138068650, 9780367894627
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018

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