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Policy experimentation and institutional power dynamics in China’s higher education reforms

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In response to the challenges presented by unprecedented growth in higher education (HE) since 1978, China adopted policy experimentation (PE) as a means of introducing and testing HE reforms. This study involves four in-depth case studies of important reforms facilitated by policy experiments at different junctures of China's HE development: early 1980s, mid-late 1980s, late 1990s, and early 2010s. Within each reform, two elite universities as 'experiment points' (shi dian) were selected....

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SSD
Department:
Education
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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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English
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2018-02-08

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