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Citizenship and Citizenship Education in a Global Age

Politics, Policies, and Practices in China

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Wing-Wah Law, Lynne M. Webb and Kevin B. Wright

This book examines issues of citizenship, citizenship education, and social change in China, exploring the complexity of interactions among global forces, the nation-state, local governments, schools, and individuals – including students – in selecting and identifying with elements of citizenship and citizenship education in a multileveled polity. It also provides a clear, detailed guide to studies on China, discussing the country’s responses to global challenges and social transitions for over a century – from its military defeats by foreign powers in the 1840s to its rise as a world power in the early 21st century – on its path toward reviving the nation and making a modern Chinese citizenry. Citizenship and Citizenship Education in a Global Age is accessible to readers in the fields of sociology, globalization, citizenship studies, comparative education, and China’s development.

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  • Society & social sciences (J)
    • Sociology & anthropology (JH)
      • Sociology (JHB)
    • Education (JN)
      • Philosophy & theory of education (JNA)
      • Educational strategies & policy (JNF)
      • Teaching of specific groups & persons with special educational needs (JNS)
    • Politics & government (JP)
      • Political science & theory (JPA)

BISAC Classifications

  • Education (EDU)
    • EDUCATION / General (EDU000000)
    • Educational Policy & Reform (EDU034)
      • EDUCATION / Educational Policy & Reform / General (EDU034000)
    • EDUCATION / Philosophy, Theory & Social Aspects (EDU040000)
  • Political Science (POL)
    • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Affairs & Administration (POL017000)
  • Social Science (SOC)
    • Sociology (SOC026)
      • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General (SOC026000)

THEMA Classifications

  • Society & Social Sciences (J)
    • Sociology & anthropology (JH)
      • Sociology (JHB)
    • Education (JN)
      • Philosophy & theory of education (JNA)
      • Educational strategies & policy (JNF)
      • Teaching of students with special educational needs (JNS)
    • Politics & government (JP)
      • Political science & theory (JPA)
  • Geographical qualifiers (1)
    • Other geographical groupings, Oceans & seas (1Q)
      • Political, socio-economic & strategic groupings (1QF)
        • Developing countries (1QFG)