Massification of Chinese Higher Education

Opportunities and Challenges in a Globalizing Context
Part of the Spotlight on China book series (SPOT)


Following China’s joining the WTO in 2001 and the subsequent actualization of its market opening pledges in 2006, China has formally entered the age of market economy (Huang, 2008). As part of this social and economic transformation, China has experienced unprecedented economic liberalization, industrialization, mass migration, urbanization, and privatization – all familiar phenomena symptomatic of economic globalization.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Educational StudiesUniversity of British ColumbiaCanada
  2. 2.Werklund School of EducationUniversity of CalgaryCanada

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