The New Journey to the West: Chinese Students' International Mobility - Cheng, Baoyan; Lin, Le; Fan, Aiai
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This book provides a comprehensive assessment of the cross-border mobility of Chinese students and addresses the questions of who in China chooses to study overseas, why they want to do so, and what the impacts of this mobility are on China's social stratification. In addition, it explores the challenges that these students face in terms of adaptation and identity formation once they have arrived in the destination country. Adopting a push-and-pull framework to analyze the data, it offers a unique and insightful resource.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
This book provides a comprehensive assessment of the cross-border mobility of Chinese students and addresses the questions of who in China chooses to study overseas, why they want to do so, and what the impacts of this mobility are on China's social stratification. In addition, it explores the challenges that these students face in terms of adaptation and identity formation once they have arrived in the destination country. Adopting a push-and-pull framework to analyze the data, it offers a unique and insightful resource.
  • Produktdetails
  • Education in the Asia-Pacific Region: Issues, Concerns and Prospects 53
  • Verlag: Springer / Springer Singapore / Springer, Berlin
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: 978-981-15-5587-9
  • 1st ed. 2020
  • Seitenzahl: 138
  • Erscheinungstermin: 8. September 2020
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 239mm x 166mm x 12mm
  • Gewicht: 372g
  • ISBN-13: 9789811555879
  • ISBN-10: 9811555877
  • Artikelnr.: 59306722
Autorenporträt
Baoyan CHENG is an Associate Professor at the College of Education, University of Hawaii. Having received her doctoral degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, her work focuses on issues related to equity and quality of education in an increasingly globalized context. Her recent research explores international student mobility with a special focus on Chinese students studying overseas. She has published various articles and book chapters on Chinese education.
Le LIN is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Hawaii and the Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Postdoctoral Fellow. His research interests include economic and organizational sociology, work/occupations, education and medical sociology, with a special focus on economic, educational and social changes in contemporary China. He has published extensively on the internationalization of higher education. He holds a B.A. from Zhejiang University, an M.A. from Columbia University (Teachers College) and an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. His contributions have been recognized with awards from the American Sociological Association and the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics.
Dr. Aiai Fan is an Associate Senior Editor at Graduate School of Education, Institute of Economics of Education, Peking University. Her research focuses on Chinese education and has published in various journals on students' development, student mobility and economics of education.
Inhaltsangabe
Chapter 1 Introduction: Trends, Reasons and Impacts of International Student Mobility: A Chinese Perspective.- Chapter 2 Making Waves: A Historical Perspective on Overseas Chinese Students and China's Quest for Modernization.- Chapter 3 An Overview of China's Education.- Chapter 4 Chinese High School Students' Plans in Studying Overseas: Who and Why.- Chapter 5 The Push-Pull Framework and the Decision-Making Process of Chinese Students.- Chapter 6 Social Stratification and Studying Overseas: Empirical Evidence from Middle Schools in Beijing.- Chapter 7 Adaptations of "Parachute Kids" from China in American High Schools.- Chapter 8 The Role of Chinese Supplemental Education Service Organizations in the International Mobility of Chinese Students.- Chapter 9 Conclusion: Reexamining the Concept of Chinese Leaner: Cultivating a Cosmopolitan Spirit through International Sojourning.