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ERIC Number: EJ429096
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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Presidential Address: Catastrophe Theory and Catastrophes in China's Civil Service Examinations. (Part 2).
D'Costa, Ayres
Mid-Western Educational Researcher, v4 n2 p5-9 Spr 1991
Analyzes the evolution of Chinese national examinations with the "catastrophe" model. Goals, content, form, and process of exams were influenced by social and political forces. Competence over 4,000 years of Chinese history was defined as military prowess, Confucian-style scholarship, Western-style military expertise, proletarian intellectualism, and modern industrial expertise. (KS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: China