The Resource Fragile elite : the dilemmas of China's top university students, Susanne Bregnbaek, (ebook)

Fragile elite : the dilemmas of China's top university students, Susanne Bregnbaek, (ebook)

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Fragile elite : the dilemmas of China's top university students
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Fragile elite
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the dilemmas of China's top university students
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Susanne Bregnbaek
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eng
Summary
China's One Child Policy and its rigorous national focus on educational testing are well known. But what happens to those "lucky" few at the very top of the pyramid: elite university students in China who grew up under the One Child Policy and now attend the nation's most prestigious universities? How do they feel about having made it to the top of an extremely competitive educational system-as their parents' only child? What pressures do they face, and how do they cope with the expectations associated with being the best? Fragile Elite explores the contradictions and perplexities of being an elite student through immersive ethnographic research conducted at two top universities in China. Susanne Bregnbæk uncovers the intimate psychological strains students suffer under the pressure imposed on them by parents and state, where the state acts as a parent and the parents reinforce the state. Fragile Elite offers fascinating insights into the intergenerational tensions at work in relation to the ongoing shift in educational policy and definition of what a "quality" student, child, and citizen is in contemporary China
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Bregnbæk, Susanne
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378.51/56
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no index present
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non fiction
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hoopla digital
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Anthropology of policy
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  • Beijing da xue
  • Qing hua da xue (Beijing, China)
  • College students
  • College students
  • Education, Higher
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adult
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Fragile elite : the dilemmas of China's top university students, Susanne Bregnbaek, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9780804797795
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT11891063
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11891063
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MWT11891063
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Fragile elite : the dilemmas of China's top university students, Susanne Bregnbaek, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780804797795
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11891063
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11891063
System control number
MWT11891063
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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