School of migrant children, an ethnography in an unregistered migrant school in Beijing

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dc.contributor.author Yan, Wen
dc.date.accessioned 2012-06-21T06:48:11Z
dc.date.available 2012-06-21T06:48:11Z
dc.date.issued 2012
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/38078
dc.description.abstract This thesis discusses about the challenge of education for migrant children in the rapidly urbanized Chinese society. An ethnographic research was conducted in one of the unregistered migrant schools in Beijing. Through a triangulation of research methods of participatory observation, semi-structured and life history interview, as well as photography, the research, from emic perspectives, analyzes the advantages and disadvantages of the migrant schools in education provision to migrant children, understands the gaps between policy commitments and on-the-ground delivery of public education provision, and raises a few policy recommendations of developing the migrant schools and improving education provision to migrant children. The findings suggest that the migrant schools have played an important role in meeting the unfulfilled demand for education for migrant children in cities. However, the pursuit of short-term profits compromise education quality of such schools, the problem of inequality of quality becomes significant when the migrant schools function to reduce inequality of opportunity. In addition, the findings show that the relationships between the migrant schools and local governments are of critical importance for school development. Based on the research, I would propose that the emerging public-private partnerships in education service provision can be an effective way to diversify and expand service provision channel and benefit the school, the state and migrant children.
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dc.language.iso eng
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dc.subject.other internal migration
dc.subject.other migrant children
dc.subject.other migrant school
dc.subject.other education
dc.subject.other quality
dc.subject.other development
dc.subject.other partnership
dc.title School of migrant children, an ethnography in an unregistered migrant school in Beijing
dc.type Book en
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:jyu-201206211919
dc.type.dcmitype Text en
dc.type.ontasot Pro gradu fi
dc.type.ontasot Master's thesis en
dc.contributor.tiedekunta Kasvatustieteiden tiedekunta fi
dc.contributor.tiedekunta Yhteiskuntatieteellinen tiedekunta fi
dc.contributor.tiedekunta Faculty of Education en
dc.contributor.tiedekunta Faculty of Social Sciences en
dc.contributor.laitos Yhteiskuntatieteiden ja filosofian laitos fi
dc.contributor.laitos Department of Social Sciences and Philosophy en
dc.contributor.yliopisto University of Jyväskylä en
dc.contributor.yliopisto Jyväskylän yliopisto fi
dc.contributor.oppiaine Master´s Degree Programme in Development and International Cooperation en
dc.contributor.oppiaine Education en
dc.contributor.oppiaine kansainvälinen kehitystyö (maisteriohjelma) fi
dc.contributor.oppiaine kasvatustiede fi
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