Canadian Universities in China's Transformation

An Untold Story
 
 
MQUP (Verlag)
  • 1. Auflage
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  • erschienen am 1. Juni 2016
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  • 379 Seiten
 
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Canada was one of the first Western countries to sign an agreement to provide development aid to China in 1983, and the Canadian International Development Agency invited universities to cooperate in ways that would facilitate &quote,the multiplication of contacts at the thinking level.&quote, In Canadian Universities in China's Transformation, leading scholars from Canadian and Chinese universities elaborate on the historical experience of collaboration in areas as different as environmental science, marine science, engineering, management, law, agriculture, medicine, education, minority cultures, and women's studies. Contributors use theoretical frames such as dependency theory, human capital, the knowledge economy, and Habermas's theory of communicative action, to facilitate a striking dialogue between Canadian and Chinese perspectives on common questions. They provide insights into factors that ensured the long-term success of some partnerships, as well as barriers that hindered others, and vivid lessons for current collaboration. Case studies include a project that began with the training of Chinese judges developing into reciprocal programs in legal education in China, Canada, and Latin America, and an examination of how joint environmental research has had policy impacts at national and international levels. Presenting the story of universities working together in the era after the Cultural Revolution, Canadian Universities in China's Transformation is a unique account of partnerships in knowledge production and application and their resulting impacts.
  • Englisch
  • Montreal
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  • Kanada
978-0-7735-9918-5 (9780773599185)
0773599185 (0773599185)
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  • Cover
  • Copyright
  • Contents
  • Tables and Figures
  • Note on Chinese and Western Name Order
  • Abbreviations
  • 1 Transforming Canada-China Educational Cooperation: Significant Legacies and Future Challenges
  • Part One The Political and Socio-Cultural Context of Change
  • 2 Canada-China Relations and the Evolving Role of Universities: Toward Partnerships 2.0
  • 3 University Linkages Past and Future: As Seen from a Diplomatic Perspective
  • Part Two Management Education and China's Economic Transformation
  • 4 Transforming Canada-China Educational Cooperation: Legacies and Future Challenges in Management Education
  • 5 The Impact of Cross-Cultural Experience on Academic Leadership from Individual and Process Perspectives
  • 6 The Case Study Legacy of Ivey's Early Linkages in China
  • Part Three Collaboration in Engineering and Environment
  • 7 Canada-China Collaboration in Engineering Education and Its Societal Influences
  • 8 Impacts of Canada-China Environmental Research
  • 9 Society, Economy, and Environment: Minorities in the Collaboration between China and Canada
  • Part Four Education and Equity
  • 10 The Educational Dimension of China's Transformation: From the Perspective of the Canada-China University Linkage Projects
  • 11 Nurturing a Leadership Cohort for Chinese Faculties of Education
  • 12 Sino-Canadian Legal Partnerships in Law and Education: Genesis, Groundwork, and Growth
  • 13 Gender and Development in CIDA's Programs: A Reflection on the Doing of Feminist Collaboration
  • 14 Closing the Circle: Reflections on Past and Future Partnerships across the Disciplines
  • References
  • Contributors
  • Index

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