Impacts of Cultural Capital on Student College Choice in China (Emerging Perspectives on Education in China)

Impacts of Cultural Capital on Student College Choice in China (Emerging Perspectives on Education in China)

By: Lan Gao (author)Hardback

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This study draws upon cultural capital theory and exploits 25 individual cases of students in a middle-size city in China in order to understand the patterns of college planning process of students with different socio-economic status. This study will enrich cultural capital theory by applying it to the transitional period of China in which the transformation of classes is complex and distinctive and also contribute to the understandings of the impacts of class-based cultural capital on student college-going behavior in China.

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About Author

Lan Gao is a senior project analyst in Institutional Research, the Office of the Provost at Harvard University.

Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction Chapter 2. Literature Review and Empirical Research Chapter 3. Models of Student College Choice Chapter 4. Social Stratification and Higher Education Opportunities in China Chapter 5. Research Design Chapter 6. Introduction of Wuhu and the Two High Schools Chapter 7. Fuzhong High School Students Chapter 8. Nancheng High School Students Chapter 9. Cross Case Analysis Chapter 10. Findings, Limitations, and Implications

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/09/2011
  • ISBN13: 9780739134412
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9780739134412
  • weight: 499
  • ISBN10: 0739134418

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