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Foreword Michael Apple Introduction Marie Lall 1. Education, identity and the politics of modern state formation in Asia ? a comparative and historical perspective Edward Vickers 2. The Inescapability of Politics? Nationalism, democratization and social order in Japanese education Peter Cave 3. The Opportunity of China? Education, patriotic values and the Chinese state Edward Vickers 4. Education, Politics and the State in Hong Kong Paul Morris 5. ?Creating good citizens, or a competitive workforce, or just plain political socialisation?: tensions in the aims of education in Singapore? Christine Han 6. ?Reverse! Now play fas forward?: Education and the Politics of Change in Malaysia Elwyn Thomas 7. Doi moi, Education and Identity Formation in Contemporary Vietnam Matthieu Salomon and Vu Doan Ket 8. Globalization and the Fundamentalisation of Curricula; lessons from India Marie Lall 9. Education dilemmas in Pakistan ? the current curriculum reform Marie Lall 10. Non Piu Andrai: Bullets, Burqas, Books?Education Policy and its Discontents in Communist and Taleban Afghanistan Patrick Belton
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Education and state -- Asia.
Educational change -- Asia.