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Chen, Sicong – Chinese Education & Society, 2020
The field of citizenship education witnessed an expanding body of literature looking at the case of China. Yet citizenship with broad conceptual terrain often refers to different things in the literature. This paper foregrounds the common core of the essentially contested concept of citizenship and considers citizenship conception as discourse. By…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Foreign Countries, Social Behavior, Concept Formation
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Tu, Derrick – Chinese Education & Society, 2020
In this paper, I examine Hong Kong's identity and citizenship through the Chinese landscape painting, "Mountain Palace", by Dong Yuan. Specifically, I ask: how can a reading of "Mountain Palace" using Jullien's concepts of presence and absence provide insights into current issues of identity and citizenship in Hong Kong? I…
Descriptors: Painting (Visual Arts), Self Concept, Citizenship, History
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Yu, Tianlong – Chinese Education & Society, 2020
This paper examines the challenges and possibilities facing democratic citizenship education in China. It starts by taking on the increasing political repression under Xi's regime and how it is marginalizing or silencing democratic discourses. Then it examines the rising economically-driven populist nationalism in China, and how it complicates the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Democracy, Citizenship Education, Confucianism
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Lee, Wing On; Qi, Ji – Chinese Education & Society, 2020
Over the years, a great deal of improvement has been achieved with regard to the educational arrangements for migrant students. In Beijing, for instance, more public schools are opened to migrant children, and more resources allocated to uplift the quality of their schools. However, uncovered by the 9-year compulsory education system, higher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Personal Autonomy, Migrants, Vocational High Schools
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Wang, Canglong – Chinese Education & Society, 2020
This article explores the conceptualization of cosmopolitan citizen and the relevant teaching practice in the emerging Confucian classical education in contemporary China. It addresses two aspects. First, the cosmopolitan orientation of the cultural subject constructed in the theory of classics-reading education is embedded in the presupposition…
Descriptors: Confucianism, Nationalism, Case Studies, Asian Culture
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Hong, Shen – Chinese Education & Society, 2020
The "2014 Chinese University Faculty Survey" found that: University faculty in China are young, recent recipients of their academic degrees, and have a high level of inbreeding within academia; there is a high percentage of doctoral degree holders; a large proportion are from villages and towns, and have parents with low-level education…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, College Faculty, Teacher Surveys, Teacher Attitudes
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Li, Yu – Chinese Education & Society, 2020
Based on data from the "2014 Chinese University Faculty Survey," this article analyzes the distribution characteristics and manifestations of internationalization from returnee faculty to Chinese colleges as well as their impacts on the internationalization of higher education in the three dimensions of scientific research output,…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Faculty Mobility, Foreign Countries, Teacher Surveys
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Guangcai, Yan – Chinese Education & Society, 2020
From a historical perspective, it was only in the modern era that the academic profession was favored by the middle and upper classes who came to dominate it. This article shows that, in contemporary China, the pattern of the middle and upper classes dominating the academic profession results from their families having a good early education and…
Descriptors: Career Choice, College Faculty, Economic Factors, Social Class
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Wei, Bao; Qiang, Du; Jialing, Ma – Chinese Education & Society, 2020
Using survey data on academic PhD students, influencing factors for PhD students' academic career intentions are explained from the perspectives of individual features and the academic labor market. The study found: (1) There is a diversification of PhD employment, with nearly one-third of academic PhDs going to nonacademic organizations; (2)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Occupational Aspiration, Career Choice
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Qinggen, Zhang; Hong, Shen – Chinese Education & Society, 2020
Training abroad is an important avenue for promoting the specialized development of faculty and improving international accomplishments. On the basis of the data from the 2014 Faculty Survey in China, this paper applies the technique of propensity score matching to control for the self-selection bias in the sample, so as to quantitatively evaluate…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Study Abroad, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Surveys
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Guangli, Zhou – Chinese Education & Society, 2020
Policy changes are dependent on institutional logic. As they are analogies shared by a group, when metaphors for universities change, they ultimately promote changes to university governance models as well. Taking analogies into account, university reforms have proceeded while revolving around the metaphors of the university as government and the…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Policy, Figurative Language, Language Usage
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Yan, Fengqiao; Guan, Peijun – Chinese Education & Society, 2020
This paper presents an analytical framework of the configuration of the action space in the governance structure of Chinese universities from the perspectives of formal and informal structures and gives concrete explanations of the factors in the analytical framework based on data from interviews with party committee general secretaries and…
Descriptors: Governance, Universities, Guidelines, Public Officials
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Jian, Ling – Chinese Education & Society, 2020
The form of internal university governance is often based on the phenomena of institutional isomorphism within examinations of legitimacy. Under the background of the "CPC leadership + unbalanced governance" state governance model, Chinese universities need to break away from the preconceived notions of balanced governance in their…
Descriptors: Governance, Universities, Administrative Organization, Foreign Countries
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Qingnian, Xiong; Yinghua, Cai – Chinese Education & Society, 2020
The reconstitution of the academic committee system is an important part of the construction of a modern university system in China. Through analysis of policy documents, it is evident that, in the historical context of the last half century or more, whenever fundamental changes have been made to systems related to academic power, these have…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Universities, Educational Policy, Policy Analysis
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Zhanyong, Qi; Yue, Du – Chinese Education & Society, 2020
Academic freedom is a universal right in the work and lives of citizens. Academic freedom at institutions of higher education not only refers to the freedoms enjoyed by university faculty members and scholars in teaching, research, and publishing of their views and findings, but furthermore encompasses the freedom to learn enjoyed by students. The…
Descriptors: Universities, Academic Freedom, Intervention, Foreign Countries
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