International Mobility and Educational Desire (Innbundet)

Chinese Foreign Talent Students in Singapore

Serie: Anthropological Studies of Education 


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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2016
Antall sider: 136
Forlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Anthropological Studies of Education
ISBN/EAN: 9781137591425
Omtale International Mobility and Educational Desire
This book examines the Singapore government's controversial practice of recruiting students from China and granting them full scholarships on the condition of a service "bond". It offers detailed ethnographic accounts of the Chinese "foreign talent" students' educational and cross-cultural experiences in Singapore to illustrate the complex intersections between international mobility and educational desire. In doing so, the book presents contemporary Singapore society's concerns over immigration and cross-cultural encounters from a unique perspective.

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