Articles in this Issue
From Hallowed to Hollow
Editor's Note: This editorial originally appeared in "Christians and Education in China" (CS Quarterly, 2011 Summer).
History and Culture in China's Education
China's history and culture are key factors that help create the environment for education in the country.
The Challenge of Inequality in Chinese Education
Geography, economics and access all contribute to creating inequality in Chinese education.
The Alternative Education Movement in China and Its Challenges
Can alternative education work in China? What are the misconceptions and challenges?
View from the Wall
The Missing Goal and the Absence of Freedom
What does the educational system lack to nurture healthy people and a healthy society?
Glorification of Educational Success
Governing Educational Desire: Culture, Politics, and Schooling in China by Andrew Kipnis. University of Chicago Press (Chicago: 2011), 174 pp. ISBN 13:978-0-226-43755-2; $27.50. Reviewed by Lisa Nagle Chinese families have a deep cultural desire for education.
Brent Fulton is the president of ChinaSource and the editor of the ChinaSource Quarterly. Prior to assuming his current position, he served from 1995 to 2000 as the managing director of the Institute for Chinese Studies at Wheaton College. From 1987 to 1995 he served as founding US director of... View Full Bio