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Macau higher education expansion in flux: a critical spatial perspective
Wu, Jinting; Vong, Sou-Kuan
2017-11
Source PublicationDISCOURSE-STUDIES IN THE CULTURAL POLITICS OF EDUCATION
ISSN0159-6306
Volume38Issue:6Pages:937-954
Abstract

In the former Portuguese colony, Macau, higher education is gaining more importance in the post-1999 era in local talent-building and regional integration to safeguard its socioeconomic sustainability. This paper is based on a recent and innovative' development in the arena of higher education in the territory, a creation of new space in mainland China for a local public university. By adopting a critical spatial perspective, we examine this idiosyncratic Macau model in three aspects: (1) What kind of power/knowledge production occurs in this new creation of space? (2) How does this new space (re)configure Macau higher education development in both local and global contexts? (3) In what ways does this emergent space re-order the relations between the state, society and school? In employing this spatial stance, we aim to open up understanding of how spatiality affects diverse possibilities in the case of Macau, in global higher education movement more broadly.

KeywordMacau Higher Education Space Knowledge/power Governmentality China
DOI10.1080/01596306.2016.1149152
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Indexed BySSCI
Language英語English
WOS Research AreaEducation & Educational Research
WOS SubjectEducation & Educational Research
WOS IDWOS:000415666300011
PublisherROUTLEDGE JOURNALS, TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD
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Document TypeJournal article
CollectionFaculty of Education
AffiliationFaculty of Education, University of Macau, Macao, People's Republic of China
First Author AffilicationFaculty of Education
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Wu, Jinting,Vong, Sou-Kuan. Macau higher education expansion in flux: a critical spatial perspective[J]. DISCOURSE-STUDIES IN THE CULTURAL POLITICS OF EDUCATION,2017,38(6):937-954.
APA Wu, Jinting,&Vong, Sou-Kuan.(2017).Macau higher education expansion in flux: a critical spatial perspective.DISCOURSE-STUDIES IN THE CULTURAL POLITICS OF EDUCATION,38(6),937-954.
MLA Wu, Jinting,et al."Macau higher education expansion in flux: a critical spatial perspective".DISCOURSE-STUDIES IN THE CULTURAL POLITICS OF EDUCATION 38.6(2017):937-954.
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