Higher Education Choice in China: Social stratification, by Xiaoming Sheng

By Xiaoming Sheng

Much of the prevailing examine on parental involvement and better schooling selection examines the adaptation among the operating category and the center type, yet little literature seems at assorted factions in the social periods. This publication discusses greater schooling selection in China, quite during the exam of social concerns akin to social stratification, parental involvement, and gender and academic inequality.


Drawing from an empirical learn according to Bourdieu’s idea, the e-book explores either inter-class and intra-class modifications in China, supplying an perception into how social category variations impression a couple of matters, including:




  • educational equality



  • the position mom and dad, in particular moms, play in larger schooling decision-making



  • the courting among conventional cultural norms



  • gendered relationships inside chinese language families.


The sociology of upper schooling offerings are derived via suggestions from quite a few assets, together with either mom and dad and scholars themselves. The ebook should be key examining for postgraduates and researchers within the fields of sociology, sociology of schooling, chinese language stories and Asian studies.

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