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Book Chapter: China, ethnic autonomous regions

TitleChina, ethnic autonomous regions
Authors
KeywordsChinese autonomous regions -- Encyclopedias.
Multicultural education -- China -- Encyclopedias.
Issue Date2012
PublisherSAGE Press
Citation
China, ethnic autonomous regions. In Banks, JA (Ed.), Encyclopedia of diversity in education, v. 1, p. 339-340. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: SAGE Press, 2012 How to Cite?
AbstractChina is almost unique in the way diversity in education is both permitted and circumscribed in specific regions of the country. The central government's historical narrative is that ethnic autonomous regions have always been an inalienable part of China because the majority Han Chinese have always lived in these lands. It is a narrative that undercuts any claim of denial of indigenous rights. This entry discusses ethnic autonomous regions in the context of the debate in China about ethnic diversity in education. China's special administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macao, populated by the Han majority, have a degree of autonomy in education that far exceeds anywhere else in the country, with the possible exception of Taiwan. For example, Chinese students there can, if they choose, study through the medium of English, Cantonese (a dialect of Chinese), standard Chinese (Putonghua) , or even attend an international school and study through ...
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/165994
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DC FieldValueLanguage
dc.contributor.authorPostiglione, GAen_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-09-20T08:26:16Z-
dc.date.available2012-09-20T08:26:16Z-
dc.date.issued2012en_US
dc.identifier.citationChina, ethnic autonomous regions. In Banks, JA (Ed.), Encyclopedia of diversity in education, v. 1, p. 339-340. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: SAGE Press, 2012en_US
dc.identifier.isbn9781412981521-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/165994-
dc.description.abstractChina is almost unique in the way diversity in education is both permitted and circumscribed in specific regions of the country. The central government's historical narrative is that ethnic autonomous regions have always been an inalienable part of China because the majority Han Chinese have always lived in these lands. It is a narrative that undercuts any claim of denial of indigenous rights. This entry discusses ethnic autonomous regions in the context of the debate in China about ethnic diversity in education. China's special administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macao, populated by the Han majority, have a degree of autonomy in education that far exceeds anywhere else in the country, with the possible exception of Taiwan. For example, Chinese students there can, if they choose, study through the medium of English, Cantonese (a dialect of Chinese), standard Chinese (Putonghua) , or even attend an international school and study through ...-
dc.languageengen_US
dc.publisherSAGE Pressen_US
dc.relation.ispartofEncyclopedia of diversity in educationen_US
dc.subjectChinese autonomous regions -- Encyclopedias.-
dc.subjectMulticultural education -- China -- Encyclopedias.-
dc.titleChina, ethnic autonomous regionsen_US
dc.typeBook_Chapteren_US
dc.identifier.emailPostiglione, GA: gerry@hku.hken_US
dc.identifier.authorityPostiglione, GA=rp00951en_US
dc.identifier.hkuros206237en_US
dc.identifier.volume1-
dc.identifier.spage339-
dc.identifier.epage340-
dc.publisher.placeThousand Oaks, Calif.-
dc.customcontrol.immutableyiu 130925-

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