International Students in China: Education, Student Life and Intercultural Encounters

Fred Dervin (Editor), Xiangyun Du (Editor), Anu Härkönen (Editor)

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As the number of international students in Chinese higher education increases steadily, this volume is one of the first to focus on their many and varied experiences. With contributions focusing on such topics as intercultural adaptation, soft power and interculturality, language learning strategies and the intercultural, and transformations in perspective, this volume provides the reader with a broad overview of the latest advances in the field of interculturality and study abroad. While the book will appeal to a global audience of researchers, practitioners and students with an interest in Chinese higher education, it will also be of interest to all those who remain intrigued by conceptual and methodological issues of interculturality.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCham
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages260
ISBN (Print)978-3-319-78119-8
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-319-78120-4
Publication statusPublished - 2018
MoE publication typeC2 Edited book

Publication series

NamePalgrave Studies on Chinese Education in a Global Perspective

Fields of Science

  • 5141 Sociology
  • 516 Educational sciences

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