Globalization, changing demographics, and educational challenges in East Asia

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  • Globalization and regional integration have brought significant economic and demographic changes in East Asia. This title covers the educational stratification issues in East Asian nations, and their evolution in conjunction with the student populations. It investigates the national responses to critical regional trends


  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographies.
  • English


  • Front cover; Globalization, Changing Demographics, and Educational Challenges in East Asia; Copyright page; Contents; List of contributors; Editors' introduction: Emerging issues for educational research in East Asia; Background; Diversification of student populations; Policy adaptations to globalization; Students and families crossing borders; Discussion; Acknowledgments; References; Part I: Globalization and Educational Response in Japan; Chapter 1. The twisted, unintended impacts of globalization on Japanese education
  • Chapter 2. Educational reform, academic intensity, and educational opportunity in JapanPart II: Curricular Innovation and the Evolution of Inequality in China; Chapter 3. State-sponsored knowledge for the global age: global and traditional values in the Chinese language arts curriculum; Chapter 4. Changes in educational inequality in China, 1990-2005: Evidence from the population census data; Part III: Educational Disparities and Multicultural Education Policy in Korea; Chapter 5. Educational inequality in South Korea: The widening socioeconomic gap in student achievement
  • Chapter 6. Policy note: Diversification of the student population and multicultural educational policies in KoreaPart IV: Migration and Education in the City-States of East Asia; Chapter 7. The educational progress of Mainland Chinese immigrant students in Hong Kong; Chapter 8. Postsecondary educational expansion and social integration in Hong Kong; Chapter 9. 'Downed' and stuck in Singapore: Lower/middle class South Korean wild geese (kirogi) children in Singapore
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