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Liu, Ye – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2013
Meritocracy is a powerful ideology that was used by the Chinese Communist Party during China's transition to a market economy. With the "Gaokao" in particular, higher education selection became an ideal vehicle for the Party to associate itself with the ideology of meritocracy. This article investigates the extent to which higher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Socioeconomic Status, Higher Education, Social Systems