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State Schooling and Ethnic Identity : The Politics of a Tibetan Neidi Secondary School in China

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State Schooling and Ethnic Identity examines the influence of state schooling on Tibetan students' ethnic identity. Zhiyong Zhu has developed a case study of Changzhou Tibetan Middle School after a preferential educational policy was put in place by the Chinese government in the early 1980s. By examining and analyzing student diaries, Zhu has developed a theoretical model for the construction of ethnic identity.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 378 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 33mm | 680.4g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • 0739115391
  • 9780739115398

Review quote

This is an important examination of one of the most fascinating social experiments in modern Sino-Tibetan history-the creation of a school system for Tibetan youth outside of Tibet in the Han areas of China. -- Melvyn C. Goldstein, Case Western Reserve Universityshow more

About Zhiyong Zhu

Zhiyong Zhu is associate professor in the College of Educational Management at Beijing Normal University in China.show more

Table of contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Schooling and Ethnic Identity Chapter 3 Tibetan Education and Tibetan Neidi Secondary Schools Chapter 4 The Schooling Context of Ethnic Identity Construction Chapter 5 Tibetan Student Narratives: School Life and Ethnic Identity Chapter 6 Asserted or Assigned Tibetan Identity: Discussion and Conclusionshow more