Education, Migration, and Cultural Capital in the Chinese Diaspora

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Very well written and focused on the topic. Sheds light into the essence of international education industry, which is about the conversion of capital and reproduction of class. A great read.

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Contents

International Schools
The Role of Habitus in Directing Migration
Experiences of Education in Hong Kong
Transnational Families and Education in Canada
Global Geographies of Educational Distinction
Local Geographies of Cultural Capital
The Magical Properties of the University Degree
Spatial Strategies and Educational Choice

Examinations and Credentials
The Geography of Education and Neoliberalism
Internationalisation and the Business of Education
Institutional Initiatives and New Strategic Geographies of Education
Entrenching Standardisation in Education
Uncertain Consequences of Internationalisation
Internationalisation Transnationalism and Education in Canada
Neoliberalism and Education in Canada
Government and IE
Federal Initiatives on IE
Provincial Initiatives on IE
Vancouver School Board
The University of British Columbia
Education and MiddleClass Strategies in Contemporary Hong Kong
Educational Expansion and Credential Inflation
Additional Precipitating Factors in Migration
The Creation of a Transnational Class
Transnational Geographies of Cultural Capital
How Failure Is Turned to Gold
A DoubleEdged Sword?
Capital and the Ongoing Pursuit of Positional Advantage
Employability and Positional Advantage
Corporate Sociability
Putting in Face Time
Specialisation and the MBA
Geographies of Cultural Capital
Transnational Cultural Capital
Unanswered Questions and Concerns
Future Trends in International Education and Transnational Student Mobility
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